Lakeside, Portsmouth
About The Role

Test Automation Engineer

We are growing and we need you! We have a new opportunity for a Test Automation Engineer to join our team. If you enjoy a fast paced collaborative environment and a digital business with ambitious plans, we’d love to hear from you! Experience in C# and Selenium automation would be great, or similar tools.   This is an amazing opportunity to become an integral part of developing the future of test and quality within Checkatrade.

Where do you fit in?

As a digital platform/marketplace for trades and consumers alike we are on an exciting tech transformation journey. As such we are continually investing in our testing capability. Reporting to the Test Manager you will work collaboratively with the business to understand test requirements, help to build automation frameworks in C# utilising Selenium as well as offer advice on areas that can be improved. You will contribute to back end system automation via APIs and SQL and build towards a future testing model where most functional and regression testing is covered via automation. You will test across desktop, mobile web and mobile apps and work closely with our Development team, Product Managers and Business Analysts to deliver successful outcomes within agreed timelines.

What’s in it for you?

  • An amazing opportunity to become an instrumental part in developing the future of test and quality within Checkatrade.
  • A collaborative, fast moving business with impressive growth plans.
  • An excellent salary and benefits package within a business investing in its people.

What do you need to succeed?

  • A strong background in Test Automation including being skilled at gathering test requirements.
  • Experience in manual, functional and exploratory testing.
  • Experience building automation frameworks using C# and Selenium.
  • Desktop, mobile web and mobile app testing experience.
  • It would be of great if you have Voice Automation experience, although not essential



About Us


Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 50,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project your undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.