Engineer - QA
AXA General Insurance
Bolton
Engineer - QA (190007YD)
PRIMARY LOCATION : UNITED KINGDOM-LANCASHIRE-BOLTON
ORGANIZATION : AXA Insurance UK
CONTRACT TYPE : Regular
SHIFT : Day Job
SCHEDULE : Full-time

DESCRIPTION

An opportunity has arisen for an Engineer to join the team. In this role you will design, develop and maintain automation frameworks for our test infrastructure and provide automation expertise to our Engineering teams.

You will work to ensure the quality of AXA Insurance’s software platforms through the preparation and execution of test automation, using industry best practices and standards at every stage of the engineering lifecycle.

You are growth-oriented and curious, with a desire to innovate in order to find optimal technical solutions. If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Engineering Transformation
We are currently in an exciting (and challenging) transformation phase moving from our previously siloed Development and Testing approach towards a collaborative Engineering culture. Our vision is underpinned by the core principles of Flow, Feedback and Learn and our goals support AXA Insurance’s wider vision for IT simplification. This is an opportunity to embrace ongoing change and shape the future of Engineering during its early evolution.

What you will be doing

Create and manage the Automation planning activities, including reviewing business requirements and input into production of test documents
Define, produce and conduct automated and manual tests where necessary to ensure the software created is fit for purpose
Work collaboratively to establish, agree and implement integration and automation test coverage across projects
Ensure the Regression test coverage is adequate for the change being tested and the wider platform
Take responsibility for end to end management of defects including researching and analysing problems to improve a
Identify quality assurance process bottlenecks and promote actions for improvement to increase quality
Identify and escalate risks
Track and utilise output from quality assurance metrics to understand risks an issue and take remedial action
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies to keep abreast of industry standards

QUALIFICATIONS

Strong understanding of QA automation
Working knowledge of testing fundamentals such as TDD
ISTQB Foundation level certificate
Knowledge of Unit testing, UI Testing, and Integration testing of APIs
Experience of performance and scalability testing
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

ABOUT AXA

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference.

Proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK. Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life’s uncertainties. Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions.

WHAT WE OFFER

As you’d expect from a global leader, our reward package is a world-beater – here’s a small selection of our current benefits.

Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance
Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Interest free season ticket loan scheme
Discount on all AXA Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare
Pluralsight license for continuing development