about 1 month ago
Monday 04 November 2019
£63,135 - £70,150
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Agile Working Options
Flexible / Variable Hours, Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion
Job Description Summary
Deliver business value through sound and fully rounded engineering methods and principles, ensuring platforms and software are built consistently with relevant patterns and practices. Able to continually develop themselves with industry best practice methods and tooling used across their engineering teams.
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.
About the role:
Joining us as a Quality Engineer, you'll play a key role in driving quality software solutions into production. You’ll be continually challenged, motivated, mentored and supported and help define “Done” from a Quality perspective and deliver Test solutions in line with the Test Strategy and our QA Engineering principles.
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.
An ideal Quality Engineer for Consumer Onboarding will be capable of bootstrapping projects and have the ability to effectively work with multi-disciplinary, internal and external distributed teams across the project lifecycle. Experience managing, coaching and helping engineers grow their potential.
So what would you be doing for us?
You'd build or help to build Test artefacts in line with an agreed Test Strategy, writing automation Test scripts against user stories and maintaining Test traceability. Have a focus on reducing risk and building confidence in the team and its stakeholders on the quality definition of the product. Identify defects and work with the feature team to provide fixes preventing defect leakage and helping to capture lessons learnt to prevent similar issues in the future.
Ensure that Testing is conducted in a way which is consistent with - and exploits the collective frameworks, patterns and best practices that exist across the wider Test community. Work with Software Engineers, Performance Engineers, Business Analysts, Product Owners, Architects and Designers as a part of the Feature Team.
Be open to new “thought process” and have a change mindset, bringing in new ways of working/ innovative and creative ways of delivering “Quality” and you'd be a member of the QA Guild helping to build the community and building the capabilities of others.
Build efficient and reusable systems and work to enhance QE process in the Lab and Value Stream
Find and address quality and performance issues.
Participate in design and process reviews and enhance the team’s capability
Identify general improvements and implement QE and engineering best practices.
Collaborate with the product/design team to iterate the design function and implement the products.
Collaborate with Engineers and DevOps Engineers to build features and experiments
What we need from you:
Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering background with a deep knowledge of Test Lifecycle, Test Models, Best Practices, Test Benchmarking and Test Tools.
Experience of working in a dynamic agile delivery environment Testing web applications.
Experienced in defining Quality Engineering and Assurance work producing quality Test artefacts.
Technical specialist expertise with experience in BDD and help team to understand and agree a way
An automation first Test approach with a passion for driving productivity and a focus on reducing risk.
Experience and knowledge across the entire Test Lifecycle including Quality Engineering, Performance Engineering, Test Data and Environments
Proficient experience with toolsets including Selenium, Cucumber, Perfecto, Appium, Saucelabs, Blazemeter, Jenkins , CA Lisa, Jira and QC
Experience of handling mobile testing, android and ios
Experience of integration with legacy mainframe systems, including COBOL, JCL, IMS, SDSF, TSO, VSAM, DB2
What you'd get in return:
Offering you both opportunity and profile - we'll provide you with a diverse, energising and informal environment that focuses on equal opportunity and real career progression.
We'll take your personal and professional development very seriously and enable you to make a genuine difference to millions throughout your career with us.
We'll also give you a broad remuneration package which includes:
A car allowance of £4,000
A performance share bonus of c15%
A generous pension contribution
A flex cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle
Private health cover
30 days holiday plus bank holidays
Various share schemes including free shares
We're a founder member of the Agile Future Forum, a group of leading UK employers supporting flexible working. We're happy to consider options other than 9-to-5 office-based work. To us "Agile working" is more than working flexibly - it's about entrusting colleagues to think creatively about how, when and where they work, to deliver their very best.
So if you have a passion for building communities of pioneers, innovators and analytics specialists, developing game-changing models and analytical solutions, and unlocking your potential as a leader then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...
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.