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Software Engineer in Testing

Green Street

Green Street

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024
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An SDET is required for leading commercial real estate, retail, and leisure insight provider, based in Mayfair, London.

This is a crucial role that will take complete responsibility for the delivery of fully tested applications, through both automated and manual tests, developed by the Green Street software development London, UK team. You will also participate in the use of a new application testing framework built in C# acting as a wrapper/interface around Playwright and Appium. Quality of our data and applications are part of the pivotal values Green Street delivers to its clients.


  • Responsible for manual and automated black box testing and end to end testing as a part of the software development team.
  • Expected to quickly develop a thorough understanding of applications and the ability to apply acquired business knowledge to testing. The candidate will be able to pinpoint and communicate any discrepancies or missing information in the specifications documents rather than solely relying on inadequate specifications for testing.
  • Work closely with Business Analysts/Project Managers and other stakeholders throughout the process.
  • Able to pinpoint and communicate any discrepancies or missing information in the specifications documents rather than solely relying on inadequate specifications for testing.
  • Assume responsibility for delivery of quality products. Quality will be measured by the delivery of value as defined by working software and low bug incidence.
  • Collaborating with the development team to understand how development changes affect ongoing Automation effort.
  • Designing and developing test automation scripts for software and systems to ensure product quality.
  • Developing and maintaining automated test scripts to reduce repetitive manual testing.
  • Executing and evaluating software test cases to locate potential software issues.
  • Identifying, isolating, and tracking bugs throughout testing.
  • Strong automation test experience.
  • Strong testing and test-case frame of mind.
  • Experience in manual and automated testing using NUnit or similar is a must.
  • Experience in setup and implementation of automated mobile application tests - Appium is a bonus.
  • Familiarity with POM design.
  • Familiarity with various Cloud services. Azure services - blobs and queues, especially - a bonus.
  • A reasonable level of SQL knowledge is required.
  • Familiarity with C# is essential.
  • Browser Stack experience is helpful but not essential.
  • The successful candidate will have an eye for detail, a passion for data, and a keen sense of responsibility.
  • Taking full responsibility to deliver the best quality of the applications.
  • Committed to delivering on time and up to the standard.
  • We run an Agile team, so any understanding of Agile process is a strong advantage. More important is a commitment to Agile Principles as laid out in the Agile Manifesto.
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team but also able to take the initiative.
  • Ability to quickly grasp business rules and apply them in testing of the application and data is essential.
  • Ability to look at application usability and functionality with ‘common sense’ and question any discrepancies, providing suitable suggestions for improvement.
  • Some knowledge of SQL to set up test data and verify test results. For example: inserts, updates, joins, nested queries, ordering, grouping, etc.
  • Experience of working with automated functional, GUI and black box testing would be highly desirable.
  • Familiarity and a passion for Agile methods of working a must.
  • Must be able to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship


  • Comprehensive benefits package including company provided medical, dental insurance and cash plan
  • Company provided life assurance, critical illness and income protection coverage
  • Personal pension plan with matched employer contributions
  • Company paid holidays and summer half day Fridays
  • Access to employee assistance programme and wellbeing resources
  • Tax free cycle scheme and IT equipment
  • Season ticket loan
  • Company sponsorship to further education
  • Hybrid work arrangements

Green Street provides preeminent and actionable commercial real estate research, news, data, analytics, and advisory services in the U.S. and Europe. For more than 35 years, Green Street has delivered unparalleled intelligence and trusted data on the public and private real estate markets, helping investors, banks, lenders, and other industry participants optimize investment and strategic decisions. The firm delivers exclusive market information, conclusion-driven insights, and predictive analytics through a SaaS platform. The company is headquartered in Newport Beach with offices in New Jersey, New York and London. To learn more, please visit www.greenstreet.com.

The success of Green Street is directly attributable to the strength of our people. We attract high-quality applicants due to our reputation for excellence and our commitment to train and retain talent. Our collaborative work environment provides team members with opportunities to develop professionally and play a central role from day one. At Green Street, we are all about providing unique insights. A diverse and inclusive work environment where top talent can thrive, think freely and offer different perspectives makes our insights even stronger. We’re building a company culture where differences in gender, race, age, religion, ethnicity, identity, physical ability and perspectives are celebrated and valued.

Green Street does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, colour, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.