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QA Engineer

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-5196

DLG Digital is in the driving seat, and we're taking the lead. We’re turning our brands into digital leaders and revolutionising how people use our products and services - that’s why we’re currently recruiting a QA Engineer to join our ever-growing Digital Department. Work with us, and you’ll find an in-house role with an agency feel.

Purpose of Role:

You will create and maintain QA engineering processes, frameworks and automation for designated scrum teams, as well as driving quality agenda across the department through technology, process, education & knowledge sharing and innovation.

What your day will look like:

  • You will define QA requirements, architecture, design & specifications and test conditions.
  • You will actively participate in planning, estimation, and prioritisation processes to ensure successful execution of QA activities.
  • Designing, building, and expanding our cloud-based, automation framework.
  • Drive and own BDD and TDD approach across Digital to ensure mapping back to pre-determined criteria, recording and reporting outcomes.
  • Create and maintain QA reporting capability across entire engineering function.
  • Create automated, browser-based, end-to-end functional tests using the Selenium WebDriver (APIs, as opposed to record/playback IDE).
  • You will take ownership of own personal development and career progression.
  • Identify, own and manage the risks involved in running our business appropriate to my role, in line with the company risk framework.

What we're looking for:

  • Someone who can provide relevant support to Systems, Software and UI Engineering teams and teams within Digital Services.
  • You will have the ability to support and mentor fellow team members.
  • Researching new technologies and their potential uses on the Direct Line Group web sites.
  • Someone who can provide proof of concepts and advise the business of the relevant benefits of investing in these technologies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. Join us and help us transform the industry we lead.

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

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.


Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Life at Direct Line Group

We recommend that you read our colleagues’ stories and ask them a question on our live discussion platform www.directlinegroupcareers.com/ask-our-people. This will help you learn more about us and be better prepared for interviews.