APD: Automation Test Engineer

About us

Right here – in Hull – we develop some of the most critical software and infrastructure for the national emergency services. We serve customers in every corner of the country, with one in every two UK police forces using APD technology today. Our technology helps to saves lives! You will be part of a fantastic team who can really make a difference. We don’t stand still, we embrace changes in technology and the opportunities that those changes provide.

We also support the transport and aviation sectors. You’ll find APD technology at the heart of both the London Underground and Gatwick Airport. Further afield, we’ve secured contracts in Sweden at Karolinska hospital and with the Swedish Police, as well as in Ireland and Iceland. We also keep the world’s busiest international passenger airport connected – none other than Dubai Airport.

About our people 

Here at APD we embrace those who are truly passionate about their subject - we employ ‘Geeks with Goals’. People who love what they do with a passion, that are committed to helping us grow and who truly care that they can make a difference. Our people are trusted, are given a voice and the responsibility to not only develop themselves but also to help APD to evolve in an ever changing world.


Automation Test Engineer


About the Automation Test Engineer job

At APD we love all things tech! Our Software Testers ensure our software products are customer ready. As we are constantly striving to improve and give the best services to our customers we are looking for someone who is passionate and experienced in Automation. Working in a Quality Assurance function on a variety of business-critical projects. You will be responsible for creating and conducing automated tests to ensure the quality of our complex systems. As an Automation Tester you will create & implement automated plans to deliver elegant solutions to huge technical challenges.

You will be entrusted to make the right decisions and drive improvements to our processes.


What you will own / do and how you will grow

·      Create test automation frameworks 

·      Select and develop appropriate test automation tools, applying the latest techniques in test automation

·      Accurately and comprehensively record defects discovered during execution of test cases

·      Report progress and provide any test metrics or reports required to support the Quality Assurance & Delivery manager

·      Prepare test data and test estimates


What you have already done

·      Proven experience in implementing and maintaining automation testing 

·      Experience developing automated test frameworks from scratch

·      Strong knowledge of Test Automation best practice/quality governance

·      Be a proactive and organised self-starter with excellent communication



So if you are looking for a job in Automation testing and think APD is a place where you can develop your passion - apply now!