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QA Automation Engineer

Churchill Court, Bromley, BR1 1DP
Full time
The role

What we’re looking for:

Do you have a passion for technology? We are looking for a QA Software Engineer to join our creative and dedicated teams here at Direct Line Group.

As a QA Software Engineer you will play a pivotal role in a multi-functional agile team, supporting the delivery, launch and ongoing support for new Transformational platforms to better service our Pet and Travel customers.

You will have significant experience in both manual and automated testing practices and will be used to working closely with both business users and software engineers in defining and executing effective testing processes. Comprehension of non-functional testing along with experience of interface/integration testing and experience with build and repositories tools (e.g. Maven and GIT) would be desirable but not essential.

Who you’ll be working with:

The Technology Engineering Tribe works across all the business and customer facing Tribes and is part of our Engineering Chapter. Our mission is, “Be awesome at building and running technology”.

Also, as part of the Engineering Chapter, you will be working with Engineering Chapter Leads and other Software Engineers on adopting industry standard methodologies in the Agile software development.

As part of our Agile operating model, you will be embedded within a cross-functional squad dedicated towards the transformation of our Pet insurance services, working in collaboration with the whole squad to identify, prioritise and deliver key outcomes.

You will also work closely with wider DLG teams to ensure the platform complies with the appropriate guidelines, controls and technology strategies.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build and Operate Services and Platforms as a member of cross-functional team.

  • Define QA requirements, architecture, design & specifications and test conditions.

  • Actively participate in planning, estimation, and prioritisation processes to ensure successful execution of QA activities.

  • You will have a passion to design, build, and expand our cloud-based, automation framework.

  • Testing using Selenium, Cucumber, REST-assured, SOAP UI, Postman, JMeter and LoadRunner.

  • Experience with AWS, Cloud OR Azure.

  • Working with TDD and BDD methodologies.

  • Research new technologies and propose improvements to existing platforms as well as migration from legacy systems.

  • Build and maintain QA reporting capability across entire engineering function.

  • Understand and be well acquainted and embrace CI/CD practices, working collaboratively and effectively in DevOps environments

  • You will take ownership of own personal development and career progression.

What we’ll give you:

If you’re successful, you’ll be working from home most of the time, so we welcome your application wherever you may live. We’ll work with you to make sure you’re set up with everything you need. You may be required to travel into our offices on occasion for certain meetings and training so please consider this when you apply.

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate, and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment.

We also know that your Life/Work balance may mean that ‘normal’ working hours are not always the right fit for you! But just contact our team, we're always happy to chat through your requirements and see what is doable.

If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.