Senior API Test Analyst, eCommerce, London

Senior API Test Analyst to join top flight team within  leading London eCommerce environment, an exciting opportunity for experienced software test analyst with depth of experience in Java based APIs, micro-services, web services systems testing.

API test analyst focusing on API testing engagement. This role would require specific knowledge of API with strong SoapUI, JMeter, SQL and Groovy.

About you: Your will have real passion for testing, knowledge of specific tools and approaches is mixed with excellence in delivery. A well versed in Agile you will also be equally agreeable with the governance and management approaches favoured by the types of large international businesses

Essential Attributes:

5+ years of consistent API testing engagements across a range of projects/clients

  • Agile enthusiast, Ecommerce Domain Experience
  • Very strong SoapUI, JMeter, SQL, Groovy
  • Very strong REST, SOAP, XML, JSON – manual and automated
  • Broad Continuous Integration experience
  • API Test Leader, strategist and mentor to Test Analysts and Junior Test Analysts
  • Exceptional requirements analysis and static testing skills
  • Ability to analyse and apply a pragmatic and context driven approach to any testing
  • Able to identify risks and suggest or implement appropriate mitigation
  • Exceptional Exploratory Testing & Risk Based Testing
  • Reporting and Presentation Skills – to peers and project/test management, clients
  • Defect Management
  • Jenkins, Git, Gerrit, Mercurial, Rhodecode – Code Review and Version Control Systems
  • Maintains a personal development plan
  • Active participant in industry webinars, meet-ups, LinkedIn groups etc.
  • Experience with JIRA or similar requirements and test management tools for manual testing, planning and reporting


  • ISEB/ISTQB Advanced
  • 8+ years experience
  • IBM Rational Suite of Products
  • BDD and Cucumber
  • JMeter or LoadUI for Load Testing
  • OWASP ZAP, Paros Proxy, Kali Linux for Security Testing

Salary: Competitive (depending on experience) plus bonus and benefits

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please email your latest CV, or call James for more information. (see below.   Staffworx Limited are a UK based recruitment consultancy supporting the global E-commerce, software & consulting sectors.

Staffworx operate a referral scheme of £500 or new iPad for each successfully referred candidate, if you know of someone suitable please forward for consideration


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