Senior QA Engineer

Company/ Firm Name

S&P Global/IHS Markit


Manchester, UK

Published Date

23 May 2022

About the job:

As a Software Test Engineer, you will participate in a fast paced Agile development team, building SaaS financial web applications. Your main responsibilities will be to design, develop, and implement automated tests for software solutions as well as learn and leverage the current methodologies and technologies, including Scrum and BDD. You will be part of a diverse team of talented engineers globally, providing guidance, support, and clear priorities.

Prior experience with Test Automation Tools and Frameworks is required.

What you’ll work on:

  • Work closely with Product Owner, Developers & Test Architects to make sure that all features and bug fixes come with automated test coverage.

  • Drive Automation test strategies and work directly with Functional QA and Development partners to build and scale the automated test solutions/ test frameworks.

  • Display ownership with source control, sprint task management, and deployment tools(CI/CD).

  • Automate and execute test scenarios/ run regression suits for existing and new solutions.

  • Analyze, troubleshoot & fix automation framework issues and breaks; exhibit excellent technical troubleshooting ability; continuous improvement of test pipelines / suits.

  • Proven understanding of SDLC, CI/CD, Agile/Scrum, TDD/ BDD, and object-oriented design principals.

  • Provide transparency through well-defined metrics, automation testing results and reporting.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, QA, or IT preferred (or equivalent experience)

  • 8 + years experience web application development, preferably in a Test role

  • In depth experience of at least 2 or more of leading automation testing tools/framework like Selenium, SpecFlow, Cucumber /BDD, Cypress or Test NG.

  • Strong understanding of the HTML DOM, CSS selectors, and data manipulation techniques in JavaScript.

  • Tools:  Postman, Visual Studio, VSCode, Node & npm, SourceTree/ Git, Git Bash.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with different levels of stakeholders in application delivery, QA and business groups.

  • Thorough understanding of test principles such as unit, smoke, functional, user acceptance, and usability testing.

  • Experience working in C#/.NET or JavaScript preferred and RESTful design / best practices.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.