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Date Added: Fri 17/05/2024

Automation Test Engineer

Manchester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 per annum

Automation Test Engineer | National Security Consultancy | High Level Security Clearance Required | Salary up to £80,000 + £5,000 bonus | Manchester | Hybrid 2-3 days per week on-site

Yolk Recruitment are working with a Manchester based National Security Consultancy looking for automation test engineers to work closely with their customer in central Manchester.

If successful you will join an experienced Agile development team building mission critical software applications for a UK national security customer. You will be responsible for ensuring web & server applications are robust & reliable. You will build & maintain automation test frameworks using a variety of technologies. To be successful you will need experience in at least 1 test framework such as Cypress, Selenium etc as well as exposure to programming in Java, Python, JavaScript or a similar language.

They're based in Manchester & operate a hybrid working environment with 2-3 days on-site per week. The role requires active high level security clearance.


  • You will work in multiple environments as part of a collaborative and multi-functional team.
  • Deliver Test capability, automated solutions, to support mission critical solutions.
  • Define and execute test activities either independently or within a team.
  • Identify Testing solutions, specifically automated solutions, to reduce software time-to-market.
  • Translate business and technical requirements into comprehensive testable scenarios.

Skills Required:

  • Experience in at least one automation framework: Selenium, Cypress or similar.
  • Coding experience in at least one of Java, Python, JavaScript or similar.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.
  • Active high level security clearance.


  • Salary up to £80,000
  • £5,000 clearance bonus
  • Annual performance bonus
  • flexible / hybrid working options
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance

Got your attention?If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Ryan Harris at Yolk Recruitment.*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*'Yolk Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Yolk Recruitment Limited is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at http://'

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