Quality Engineer - Software Tester

  • Location:
    Stockport
  • Salary:
    £38934 - £43260 per annum
  • Closing date:
    15/04/2020
  • reference:
    036183

Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds banking Group is on the mission to build the bank of the future, and
we need your help do it. Continuing our extensive transformation programme,
we're redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Our technology, our
culture, and our mind-set is changing to craft a true engineering-led
organisation.

We're looking to recruit a Quality Engineer to work in a cross-disciplinary
feature teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high quality
software whilst crafting the way we reduce risk through the Test cycle and
drive overarching Chapter guidelines and principles.

Become part of our diverse team, and you'll experience a rare chance to
create a difference to the lives of millions through our brands like
Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, and Scottish Widows (among others).

What you'll do

We believe that people don't fit accurately into roles, and we value
everyone's individual skills, experience, and knowledge — it's what
makes you awesome!

What follows is what you might find our Quality Engineer mostly doing, but
your experience will flex depending on the team's needs, and your own
aspirations. Our objective is to grow and build an environment where you can
do what you enjoy. 

Want to know more?

* You’ll have passion for mentoring other specialists and building a
strong team culture through peer-to-peer collaboration and development
* You'll have an automation first Test approach with a passion for driving
productivity and a focus on reducing risk
* You'll have passion to work collaboratively across the teams in order to
align to the Engineering Strategy and meet the overall goals of the Bank and
Partners

Key Accountabilities

* Defining acceptance criteria against user stories and maintaining Test
traceability
* A focus on reducing risk and building confidence in the team and its
partners on the quality definition of the product
* Identifying defects and working with the feature team to provide fixes
preventing defect leakage. 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 standard methodologies that
exist across the wider Test community
* Work with Software Engineers, Non-functional quality engineers, Business
Analysts, Product Owners, Architects and Designers to understand solution
choices, whether operational or technological, and support on delivering an
incremental plan
* Open to new "thought process" and Change attitude, bring in new ways of
working/ innovative and creative ways of delivering "Quality"

And as for your skills?

We’ll need you to have four (or more) of these technologies:

* Strong knowledge of the entire software development lifecycle and
experience in Feature Team delivery of software products
* Experience with agile development methods & tooling e.g. Scrum, Kanban,
Jira & Confluence
* Experience of working as part of an agile team
* Experience of using modern software development toolsets and ability to
stretch into DevOps, Continuous Integration and Delivery
* Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering background with a deep
knowledge of Test Lifecycle, Test Models, Best Practices, Test Benchmarking
and Test Tools

Desirable skills

* Experience of leading and embedding Quality Transformation initiatives
across multiple areas
* Experience of working in a dynamic agile delivery environment testing web
applications
* Experienced in defining Quality Engineering and Assurance work producing
quality Test artifacts
* Technical specialist expertise with experience in BDD
* Experience and knowledge across the entire Test Lifecycle including
Quality Engineering, Performance Engineering, Test Data and Environments

We deeply value diversity, and are proudly committed to being an equal
opportunity employer. If this is you, come and join our inclusive,
values-led culture focused on making a difference.

Together we'll make it possible...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
* Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply
take the cash
* Private Medical Insurance
* Generous pension contribution.
* Share plans
* 28 days holiday

Sound like you? Apply today, we’d love to hear from you...
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