Quality Test Engineer x10+ (Mid to Senior Grade)

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End date

Tuesday 02 July 2024

Salary range

Agile Working Options

Job Share; Flexibility in when hours are worked; Hybrid Working

Job description

Quality Test Engineer x10+ (Mid to Senior Grade)

Lloyds Banking Group

Edinburgh: Hybrid working pattern, 2 days per week in office & rest from home

Salary & Benefits: £62,874 to £76,846 base salary depending on location and experience.

Additional Package: Annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), flexible benefits system, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Visas: We’re unable to support visa applications for these roles at this time.

Why Lloyds Banking Group;

Like the modern Britain we serve, we’re evolving. Investing billions in our people, data and tech to transform the way we meet the ever-changing needs of our 26 million customers. We’re growing with purpose. Join us on our journey and you will too.

Where does the role sit?

We’re the central hiring team at Lloyds Banking Group and we run the recruitment for roles that are always needed and in high demand across the group. 

We are always hiring for good quality engineers!

You’ll be taken through a centralised application, technical testing, and interviewing process, then if successful offered one of our available roles depending on your chosen location. 

We currently have over 50 Quality Engineering positions available across a range of divisions and locations in the UK.

What exactly does a Quality Test Engineer do at Lloyds?

Depending on your level of seniority you’ll either take accountability or support running and leading testing across our monthly release cycle, assuring the quality of delivery into these releases.  You’ll also manage the raising of defects and backlog items for addressing defects within the current sprint or for prioritisation for future sprints.

We’ve got a wide range of roles, some of which are working within a team of quality engineers while other roles may be stand alone as part of the quality engineering community.   

We operate in an Agile software engineering environment using modern DevOps methods, continuous improvement & modern software stacks. 

Example of Specific Activities:

  • Automating testing where appropriate, updating and streamlining the test automation framework & coding standards.

  • Use your experience of modern software development toolsets and demonstrate the ability to stretch into DevOps, Continuous Integration and Delivery pipelines.

  • Supporting Quality Engineering and Assurance work ensuring the highest quality of shippable products and quality artifacts.

  • Develop yourselves with industry standards, methods and tooling used across our engineering teams and introduce new concepts, approaches and tooling.

What do we need to see from your application?

We’re keen to see diverse and varied applications, however as this is a technology role in a niche industry area we’ll need to see the following as a minimum to be considered for interview;

  • Essential to have a deep understanding of Frameworks and have developed as least one automation framework using libraries in either Selenium or Playwright.

  • Intermediate competency competent in JavaScript/typescript

  • Competent using Windows Command Line (CLI)

  • Experienced with Source control (GitHub Enterprise preferred)

  • Experienced with build tools such as Maven and Node Package Manager (NPM)

  • Experience of modern Agile software engineering practices

  • Good communication & interpersonal skills plus ability to work in a team.

If you have the above, please apply. 

Desirable (but not essential!) things we're interested in include;

  • knowledge in other languages:  C#, Java, python, VBS.

  • Containerisation experience e.g. docker and how this can be used in a test automation context.

  • Desirable to have CI/CD experience e.g. Jenkins.

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We offer excellent training, certification, career opportunities and a relaxed working environment.  We’re a lovely bunch of people.

We’re growing and will continue to do so for years to come so you’ll have good career development opportunities.

We promote equal opportunities, and welcome applications from employees from a diverse range of backgrounds. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions.

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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.