Senior Software Engineer in Automation Testing Team (C# or Java)
Lloyds Banking Group
Bristol – BS1 5LL (please only apply if you can work in this location as required post-covid)
Salary & Benefits: £50,000 to £58,149 base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and regular home working. Working for Lloyds is great!
Here’s a summary of our role…
Joining us as a Senior Software Engineer in the testing team, you’ll play a key role in driving quality software solutions into production. You would aim to deliver exciting customer driven solutions whilst reducing risk by implementing the right level of engineering artefacts through Agile testing, with an “Automation first” approach in every phase of the software delivery process that aids speed to market and better quality.
At Lloyds Banking Group our aim is to create a forward-thinking engineering culture that supports the business in delivering high quality, efficient and positive impact outcomes for customers.
The role of the Senior Engineer in Test is to build our automation practices and approaches on real software delivery as well as supporting the adoption of an automation test strategy for our team. You’ll balance hands on automation expertise with coaching and building up Quality Engineering standards.
Where does the role sit within Lloyds Banking Group?
Lloyds Banking Group are redefining the way we do Engineering. We’ve created “LBG Labs” and we’re building multi-functional, co-located teams giving them freedom to bring technology to the forefront of our business. This will create new, and improve existing, products and services to help us really make a difference to our customers.
Insurance & Wealth Transformation is the division you would sit within the Financial Planning & Retirement Value Stream, which has ambitious plans to significantly grow our engineering teams this year and into 2020.
How does the Quality Test Engineer role fit in?
Joining us as a Software Engineer in Test, you’ll play a key role in driving quality software solutions into production. You would aim to deliver exciting customer driven solutions whilst reducing risk by implementing the right level of engineering artefacts through Agile testing, with an “Automation first” approach in every phase of the software delivery process that aids speed to market and better quality.
Other specific activities would include defining acceptance testing criteria, endorsing modern testing approaches, working with relevant people to understand the solution choices, maintaining traceability, building trust in the quality of the product, identifying defects and lastly to be a quality engineering champion within Lloyds!
What do we need to see from applicants?
We like people who come from diverse industry backgrounds, to be seriously considered for the role we would need to see the following as a minimum;
Experience working at a mid-senior level within another software engineering or modern quality testing role.
Good knowledge of the full test lifecycle.
A good level of coding skill in either C#.NET or Java, ideally C# (If you are highly proficient in another language we could consider that but C#/Java would be our first choice).
Comfortable creating and writing medium and large test frameworks
Experience working within a DevOps & Agile working environment.
Good people skills and the ability to work in an effective, passionate & fun multi-functional team.
The desire to take the next step and help to lead and the team and automation testing practices.
What support will I get and how will my career grow?
As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the scale and breadth to provide you with a diverse range of training and development opportunities, helping you achieve a rewarding and fulfilling career. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.
Together we’ll make it possible…