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Test Engineer - Java - Automation

Test Engineer - Java - Automation

  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002802314
  • Closing Date: 31 October 2020

Our payments application portfolio is undergoing a transformation programme that spans the next few years. We’re looking at what the biggest tech companies in the world are doing to help solve the huge complexities of our critical systems and embarking on a new chapter in our architectural thinking.

Our focus is shifting to concepts of event streams or event driven architectures. And we’re looking to utilise technologies such as Apache Kafka, NoSQL Databases and Microservices to build elastically scaling systems capable of handlings hundreds of thousands of events per second.

The purpose? Outstanding customer experience. This is an exciting time to join if you’re keen to make an impact.

What you’ll be doing

To build this new vision we are looking to recruit a new team of Engineers, who have proven experience in Test Automation, who are agile thinkers and ready to help us learn and deliver new technologies and architectures.

For us, it’s not just about having the right technical background, you need to show good problem-solving skills, ability to think outside the box, providing work arounds and solutions to problems. Openly questions decisions and methods, lead, inspire and be a prominent voice for Test in the Agile teams.

Must have the ability to work autonomously and multi-task as well as coach and mentor junior team members in the best Agile practices and technology.

You’ll make valuable contributions through developing solutions in a highly collaborative environment and implementing them with your team, focusing on Test Automation.

That’s our mindset and our culture: we want you to nurture and value proactive habits and to develop contacts and relationships, so things are done faster and more efficiently. We’ll expect you to get stuck in and have a go, knowing that sometimes to fail fast is to learn fast.

About you

If you’ve had experience of some of Java Development, we’d like to hear from you.

- *ReadyAPI/SOAPUI Automation (Data Driven)
- Selenium/SpecFlow
- *JIRA/Confluence/TM4J
- ARD Modelling
- JMeter/ LOAD UI PRO (Performance)
- Experience of building Automation Frameworks from scratch is desirable


- Java
- Groovy


- Test Automation skills
- AWS/Azure Cloud
- REST API experience
- Swagger
- Linux/Unix
- SQS Messaging
- Ideally ISO 20022 experience
- Kafka Messaging - Ideally experience of Kafka Stream Processing, Kafka
- Producer/Consumer API
- EKS/OpenShift
- Microservices ​ (State Based Events)
- SQL & SQL Server
- Experience with MongoDB (or other NoSQL Databases) ​
- Appreciation of DevOps, Containerisation (Docker and Kubernetes) ​
- Jenkins
- GitHub
- CI/CD Pipelines
- Exploratory Testing
- Ideally should have Non-Functional testing experience (*Performance testing experience highly sought)
- Security/Pen testing – desirable

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
• 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• Option to ‘buy’ 10 days more holiday
• Discount vouchers for various retail outlets
• Annual performance related bonus scheme

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came togetherto help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for theirfutures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities,and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.

If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part ofsomething a bit different. And something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for eachother and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciatedwhen their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed tocreating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differencesand identities. So if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace whereyou can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered tocontribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.

What to do next

If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us.

We respond to everyone, and so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.

Test Engineer - Java - Automation

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