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IAM Senior Test Engineer

IAM Senior Test Engineer

  • Location(s): UK Wide
  • Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 p/a
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R00TR01123
  • Closing Date: 25 May 2022
  • We're happy to consider flexible working approaches for this role

At Nationwide we openly put our 15 million members at the centre of every decision we make as a business. Every role, no matter what it’s doing, is member focused.

The Mortgages team are looking for experienced Test Engineers to work within multi-skilled teams to help deliver a wide range of products and services for our colleagues and our members.

Your success isn’t based on how long you spend at your desk. You’ll have contracted hours, but we’re always happy to support flexible working wherever we can. That might mean working from home or different Nationwide offices or agreeing a working pattern to help you balance work and life. We will always strive to find a way that works for everyone.

We are looking for an excellent Test Engineer with JavaScript based framework experience, based anywhere in the UK to work within our ‘Future of Legendary Service - Self Service’ team, specifically our Identify Provider team. The team is responsible for implementing new authentication methods across our digital services, and this role will play a key part in delivering our vision of providing our members with best in class service and enhancing the digital experience.

You will also support our Test engineering transformation: embedding test solutions which ensure the Society has built the right products & services to the right quality, evidencing the change delivers the agreed outcomes.  We also need someone confident with the latest technology, an aptitude to learn fast, and who enjoys working collaboratively and in a fast paced team.

This role will provide the opportunity to work with some cutting-edge technologies and industry leading vendors.  For us, it’s not just about having the right technical background, you want people who have an open mind, work collaboratively and are driven to learn and succeed.

If we receive a high volume of relevant applications, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so please apply as soon as you can.


What you’ll be doing

Joining the Engineering Centre of Excellence, you will work within one of our missions and work in a development team.
There you will be responsible for the creation and delivery of test outcomes using testing solutions aligned to proven patterns.  Working in your development team you will adopt good practice and automation in the testing of both strategic IT initiatives and smaller deliveries enabling decisions to be made with confidence and at pace.

About you

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

We need someone with expertise including:

  • Structured test techniques to derive appropriate test coverage and drive efficiency in test
  • Functional and Non-functional testing
  • Appropriate certification in test methods and practices e.g. ISTQB/ISEB, CAT, Practitioner in Agile Quality
  • Understanding appropriate test approaches for various system topologies such as Cloud, APIs and SaaS tool integration
  • Experience of working in collaborative and agile teams
  • Production of test evidence and associated artefacts to support quality


Technical expertise including:

  • API Testing experience using tools such as Postman/Newman, Axios
  • Experience in mocking APIs for testing
  • Knowledge or experience in testing JWT token authentication
  • Experience or Knowledge of OAuth2.0, OpenAM
  • Tools such as Postman, Axios, ARD, JIRA, TFS, GIT


You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Good verbal and written communication
  • The ability to consider the business impact of technical changes to support risk assessments


You might also have:

  • DevOps principles, practices and tools
  • Experience in testing Identity Providers (IdPs) such as ForgeRock
  • Knowledge or experience in security testing
  • Working experience of Test Driven Development (TDD), Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), Feature Driven Development (FDD)
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment pipelines using Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes

The extras you’ll get

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:

  • A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
  • Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. 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 of something a bit different. Something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So 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.

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.  







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