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QA Automation Engineer - CBS - Sutton

IT/Technical & Product Development
Reed Business Information
REE00BMN Requisition #
  • QA Automation Engineer– Java / Oracle / Salesforce
  • Reed Business Information - $1bn Global Data & Analytics business and part of the FTSE100 RELX Group
 Who we are:

Reed Business Information (RBI) use leading edge technology to deliver market leading information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-val\ue industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold best-in-class positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every single day.


RBI people are driven by an environment focussed on innovation, real passion for our products, and teamwork, where working in an agile manner is par for the course. RBI is part of RELX, a FTSE100 global provider of data, information and solutions for professional customers; RELX has recently been ranked by Forbes as #53 in their Top-2000 Global Employers.

The role:

We are looking for an experienced QA Automation Engineer who is a dynamic individual with excellent end to end testing and analysis skills ideally with Salesforce.com or CRM testing knowledge. You should ideally have experience working on both BAU and projects. Deep understanding of the integrations between the source and output systems would be an advantage.


You will be supporting current and future projects so being able to manage a busy schedule and multiple tasks is important. A good knowledge of End-to-End test lifecycle is essential to enable you to manage a heavy workload and give accurate time estimates on test effort.


Whilst you will be part of our centralised QA team, you will become the SME for our Sales order processing and finance systems playing a key role in its ongoing support and future developments.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Understanding requirements and solutions to ensure testing is valid
  • Create the test plan in line with strategy and business standards
  • Create test cases and scripts which follow the agreed test strategy processes
  • Complete testing assignments to deadlines whilst following specified test criteria.
  • Maintain and support existing test automation suites.
  • Identifying defects, accurate logging and tracking of defects.
  • Reporting of test progression to Product owner and Test manager
  • Logging test effort and comparing against estimates
  • Be able to communicate technical solutions to non-technical colleagues
  • Overcoming problems and requirements by suggesting the best possible solutions
Essential Skills & Experience:
  • Come from a technical background, to include e2e functional/non- functional testing
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence tools
  • Knowledge of Salesforce.com, Oracle EBS
  • Test automation experience including relevant tooling with demonstrable experience of automation design and implementation.
  • Strong core Java knowledge, ideally Java 8, including the ability to write good-quality, maintainable and efficient code.
  • Ability to identify refactoring opportunities within Java code if required.
  • Understanding of JUnit or similar Unit test frameworks
  • Good knowledge of the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
  • Basic knowledge of JDBC
  • Good knowledge of Selenium WebDriver API
  • Good understanding of Git or similar source control systems.
  • Demonstrable experience in creating and following Test plans and cases
  • Proven knowledge of SQL
  • Previous experience of following SDLC in an Agile environment
  • Understanding of DevOps
  • Strong analysis skills and logical approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrable ability to validate testing against business requirements
  • Ability to assimilate information and gain understanding of in-house systems
Desirable skills & experience:
  • Experience both working internally and with 3rd party providers
  • Solid ability to juggle opposing priorities
  • Confident and Influential character
  • Ideally experience of working in a corporate environment
  • Experience of Jenkins configuration
  • Knowledge of invoking REST APIs
  • Knowledge of Maven

Women in technology


RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 26% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

  • Mentoring scheme for women in technology
  • Women’s network forum
  • Regularly run events for schools about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of women in technology.

RBI proudly support the Tech Talent Charter. Click on the link to find out more.


RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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