Software Engineer - SDET
Direct Line Group is one of the UK's largest insurance companies and home to some of the best-known brands including Direct Line, Churchill and Green Flag.
What we're looking for:
Direct Line Group is in the process of re-discovering its Software Engineering roots.
We bring together people with several backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and encourage them to collaborate, try new things in a blame-free environment and work together in an agile manner, in efforts to improve our customer experience.
We welcome engineers with different levels of experience.
Who you will be working with:
As a member of the team you will contribute to team goal of delivering an insurance platform with the customer at the heart of its focus.
Reporting to the Engineering Chapter, you will work with Engineering Chapter Leads and other Software Engineers on adopting industry standard methodologies in the Agile software development.
What you'll be doing:
Work as a member of a team in a new insurance technology solution for pricing and underwriting, claims, covers, motor, home and rescue.
Skills in Java, GOSU, Web Services and Server technologies.
Test using Selenium, Cucumber, REST-assured, SOAP UI, Postman, JMeter and LoadRunner.
Dependency management with Maven, Gradle, NPM, and Nexus
DevOps with AWS, Jenkins, Docker, GIT and SVN.
Build and Operate Services and Platforms as a member of team.
Ensure software quality by unit, integration and End-to-End testing.
Work with TDD and BDD methodologies.
Research new technologies and propose improvements to existing platforms and migration from legacy systems.
Work with other disciplines including, functional and non-functional testing, security and operations
Ways of Working
Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.
Read our flexible working approach here.
We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:
9% employer contributed pension
50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We're delighted to feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making our business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.
We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.
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