Quality Engineer/Test Engineer (in software development team)

Location:City of Bristol
Job Type:Full Time

Quality Engineer/Test Engineer (in software development team)

Lloyds Banking Group

Bristol - BS1 5LL

Salary & Benefits:

£38,934 to £45,422 base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 13% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and home working opportunities, working for Lloyds is great!

Here's a summary of our role…

Joining us as a Quality Engineer, 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 Quality Test Engineer is vital in ensuring the products we deliver are fit for purpose and meet the quality and standards that our customers expect.

Where does the role sit within Lloyds Banking Group?

Lloyds Banking Group are transforming 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, our Financial Planning & Retirement Value Stream has ambitious plans to significantly grow our engineering teams this year and into 2020.

How does the Quality Test Engineer role fit in?

Labs are co-located teams who work together on key projects to deliver value at pace by designing services that people find useful, easy and engaging to use. Typically, a Lab has a strong focus on complex problem solving in an agile environment where engineers are free to experiment and create innovative products which will transform the way our customers engage with us.

Joining us as a Quality Engineer, you will be a part of the quality engineering chapter in platform lab and will also work with the chapter lead to help the achieve the chapter objectives.. 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.

Want more detail? Other specific activities would include defining acceptance testing criteria, endorsing modern testing best practices, 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 we'd love to see from you:

We like people who come from a variety of backgrounds and welcome having a diverse team. To be considered for the role as a minimum we would need to see the following in this rough order of priority:

  • 2 years + experience within a modern quality test engineering role, with a good knowledge of the full test lifecycle, test models, testing best practices and test benchmarking.
  • An 'automation first' approach to testing with a passion for driving productivity and a focus on reducing risk within teams. This includes experience of hands on coding activities, ideally within C#.NET but other languages will suffice as long as you have coding experience.
  • Experience working within a DevOps & Agile working environment.
  • Experience of Selenium & Cucumber.
  • Good people skills and the ability to work in an effective, passionate & fun multi-functional team.

This would be a great role for you if…..

  • You are passionate about modern quality engineering approaches and the benefits they can bring.
  • Want to work in a large corporate company, but within a smaller autonomous unit.
  • Want to work on products that will have a positive impact upon millions of our customers.

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...