Sunday 05 July 2020
£58,941 - £65,490
Agile Working Options
Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion
Job Description Summary
The Grade EU Engineer aims to deliver the highest quality customer driven software whilst continually challenging, motivating, mentoring and supporting their engineering teams. They will work in cross-disciplinary teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high quality software and showcase excellent interpersonal and communication skill whilst efficiently working across the project life cycle to ensure software operates as intended. This is a leadership level role and will blend both deep domain and technical expertise within a feature team and great passion for coaching and developing people in a “player-coach” model.
Lloyds Banking Group is committed to help Britain prosper and become the best bank for customers. As part of this we're transforming our digital capability, providing customers with simpler, seamless interactions across online, mobile and branches.
Our Engage Me Lab is creating a Native Mobile App to transform current digital experience in the Pensions eco system by adding a new channel to our existing channels, in order to meet Lloyds Banking Group's vision of becoming the best bank for customers. The feature teams within the Scottish Widows Mobile App landscape will be building, integrating and delivering new products / journeys to our customers.
As a Quality Engineer in Mobile, you'll be responsible for the quality assurance of our mobile app code base, your main focus will be to contribute and improve the BDD expertise across the team and ensure we have a consistent and best practice approach.
You'll do this by following the automation framework whilst completing manual device testing in sprint: covering functional and accessibility testing. You'll be aligned to a Feature Team but you'll work very closely with your fellow Quality Engineers within the Lab/Value Stream.
Working in an Agile Environment to deliver new mobile products to market, you'll be required to collaborate closely with fellow Software Engineers, Business Analysts, Architects and Product Owners to design elegant solutions and elegant tests to prove them.
We feel this would best suit a premier Quality Engineer who has a passion for digital & experienced in Behaviour Driven Development (BDD).
Your responsibilities, accountabilities & deliverables will include:
Design and build dependable, intuitive, intelligent automation frameworks that prevent rather than cure issues and also self-healing applications that nurture our frameworks and application code
Complete manual exploratory functional and accessibility testing alongside the automated testing
Develop and/or extend frameworks, templates and guidelines for developing test scripts
Work alongside team members to support them with problem solving and best practices
Review and approve test scripts that have been developed by other team members
Provide training & coaching to Quality Engineers to further optimise test quality
Raise defects in various tools (including Jira and ALM)
Write detailed test plans and end of test report
Understand and write the test data requirements and liaise with the Test Data team
Act as mentor to more junior Quality Engineers
We hope that you'll apply if:
You have a deep understanding of Mobile (iOS/Android) / NodeJS / BDD Best Practice
You can work without supervision and provide mentorship and leadership to others
You have expertise with automated testing tools (such as Appium, WebDriverIO, Cucumber, RestAssured, Perfecto)
You are experienced in Performance Testing using tools such as Performance Centre / Load Runner etc.,
You bring a real passion for removing technical debt in every way
You have an excellent understanding of programming principles and best practice (e.g. for creating re-usable code, best practice etc)
You're experienced reviewing colleague's work and providing feedback to others
You're experienced in DevOps tooling for execution of automation tests such as Jenkins, GIT, GitHub Enterprise/GitLab, Docker.
You're experienced implementing a BDD frameworks in an agile environment
You have excellent communication skills, able to clearly present ideas and provide direction to others
You have a structured approach to problem solving and issue resolution
What skills and experience would be beneficial to have, but would not be essential for them to possess. Such as:
Mobile App Quality Engineer expertise
So what can we offer you in return?
Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.
You'll also receive a package that includes:
- Discretionary bonus between 0 -30% of base pay
- Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash
- Private Medical Insurance
- Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 15%
- Share plans
- 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
With our breadth, reach and diversity, we can offer excellent opportunities for career growth and development. And we're looking for people who can seize those opportunities; you'll get plenty of support but it's about taking the initiative, building relationships and making it happen. Do this and you can help us make a positive difference to our customers, our colleagues and our communities.
At LBG, we're invested in your continual development. That's why we've fostered a collaborative learning environment that supports your career goals and encourages knowledge-sharing. Our inclusive culture offers you flexibility to try new things whilst helping you build the future you want.
We're also committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve – where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.
So if this sounds like a culture that you'd like to be a part of then be assured that we'll welcome your application.
At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.
We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.