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Role: Senior Quality Test Engineer 

Business: IdentityIDPlus (Research Technology) 

Reporting toQuality Engineering Manager – Shared Platform & Capabilities 

Location: London, UK 


About the Company 


Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress.  Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey - and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.  The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors. 

Job Summary 


The ‘Senior Quality Test Engineer, Identity Access Management’ position is a key role within our IAM engineering squad within Elsevier Research Technology.  This position owns & drives the quality engineering aspects of our IDPlus platform, whilst providing subject matter expertise and guidance on implementation of new technology. 


About You 

  • You are passionate about shipping high quality software to the customer as quickly as possible and make it your business to question everything to achieve that 
  • You understand that shipping high quality software starts with quality requirements and are comfortable helping to define these and fleshing out acceptance criteria 
  • You are confident talking to customers and stakeholders and engaging them in the process where necessary 
  • You are a strong communicator with collaboration at the heart of how you work 
  • You are passionate about efficiency and speed to market and are accustomed to working in agile teams following practices that support continuous integration 
  • You have experience of Behaviour Driven Development and creating automated tests with associated frameworks and tools 
  • You are confident testing SOAP and REST APIs (both automated and exploratory) and have a strong understanding of XML and JSON 
  • You are comfortable working with cloud-based infrastructure using Amazon Web Services 
  • You have experience of programming languages such as Java 
  • You understand the importance of gathering useful metrics around performance and load testing and have experience helping teams to achieve this 


Working Here 

You will have the opportunity to: 

  • Work in an environment that helps institutions and researchers to progress science 
  • Work in a collaborative, innovative and fun environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do and how they do it 
  • Gain experience working with the latest technologies 
  • Participate in quarterly Hack Days 
  • Join in with regular social events and team-building activities 
  • Work in an environment that supports and promotes a healthy work/life balance 


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