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Test Engineer

Test Engineer

  • Location: Swindon, South West England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002801431
  • Closing Date: 31 October 2019

Job description

Take your career to the next level with Fintech-style developments, backed by a solid, household name, financial institution investing £1.2b in our technology.

Building high performing teams plays a huge part in this transformation, which is why we need skilled Test Engineers to join our new Test Engineering Centre of excellence.

We'll be moving into an additional location in our home town of Swindon with the purchase of a new state-of-the-art location opening in Autumn 2019.

Our Test Engineering Centre of excellence staff will be located between our new location’s Ramsbury House (based at Kembrey Park) and our two current Piper’s Way locations.

These roles provide the opportunity to work with some cutting-edge technologies and industry leading vendors in collaborative teams to deliver our products and services to the right quality.

We’re rapidly developing and expanding our in-house capability meaning there are opportunities to learn, to grow your skills and gain advancement. You’ll be joining a large inhouse community and playing a part in both delivery and supporting continuous improvement.

You may have experience in data driven testing, automation, API and REST testing, tools such as Selenium, SOAP UI/Ready API, Eggplant, Saucelabs, Browserstack, ARD, JIRA, TFS, GIT, Cucumber. Coding ability in languages such as Javascript/Typescript, Java or Python.

You should have an understanding of structured test techniques and test design for different system topologies such as: cloud based, client server, traditional 3 tier.

However, for us, it’s not just about having the right technical background; we welcome people who have an open mind, are be able to work collaboratively and are driven to learn and succeed.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a Test Engineer who will work within a community of multi skilled teams to create and execute testing solutions including automation frameworks

We Need
• Senior Test Engineer
• Salary – competitive, to reflect experience
• Pension, life assurance, holiday, and flexible benefits
• Experience required in creating solutions and frameworks for functional and non-functional testing
• Ability to provide guidance and direction to other engineers
• Based in Swindon

What you'll be doing

Joining the Test Engineering Centre of Excellence and reporting to an Engineering Manager, you will work within a development squad, becoming involved in quality in all elements of the Software Development Lifecycle.

You will be responsible for the creation and delivery of test outcomes through the implementation of quality testing solutions aligned to proven patterns.

Working directly with business and IT stakeholders you will drive best practice and automation in the testing of complex strategic IT initiatives alongside smaller deliveries and provide technical leadership enabling decisions to be made with confidence and at pace.

The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

• Access to training to help you progress your skills and career
• Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
• Life assurance worth 8x your salary
• 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• Option to ‘buy’ 10 days more holiday
• Access to a healthcare scheme
• Discount vouchers for various retail outlets
• Annual performance related bonus scheme

Click apply today and send us your CV to take your first step towards helping us build our Society.

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Why work for us?

At Nationwide we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members, which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in, and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.