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Software Engineer - SDET

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Req ID:
R-11522
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Category:
Information Technology
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Location:
Bromley; Glasgow; Leeds; Bristol
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What we are looking for: 

Direct Line Group is in the process of re-discovering its Software Engineering roots. We are looking for QA Software Engineers with curious and forward-thinking minds, to challenge the status-quo of software engineering and test automation. 

We are looking for a polyglot programmer with expertise in test automation. Java is the main language however additional languages such as JavaScript, Python etc aredesirable. Best practices in using Selenium and API based automation is a must. Comprehension of non-functional testing, especially around performance would be a bonus. 

We promote a culture of technical diversity, ownership, curiosity, learning, problem-solving, integrity and transparency.

We bring together people with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and encourage them to collaborate, think big, try new things in a blame-free environment and work together in an agile manner, in efforts to continually improve our customer experience.

We welcome engineers with various levels of experience who have a willingness to learn.

Who you will be working with:

As a member of the cross-functional squad you will be contributing towards team goal of delivering an insurance platform with the customer at the heart of its focus. 

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. 

What you will 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. 

  • Knowledge and skills in Java, GOSU, Web Services and Server technologies. 

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

  • Dependency management withMaven, Gradle, NPM, Nexus and Artifactory. 

  • DevOps with AWS, Jenkins, Docker, GIT and SVN. 

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

  • Ensure software quality by unit, integration and End-to-End testing. 

  • Working withTDD and BDD methodologies. 

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

  • Work closely with other disciplines including, functional and non-functional testing, security and operations,in order todesign, build and operate highly resilient and secure solutions. 

  • Collaborate and communicate with Engineering Chapter (Community ofSoftware Engineers). 

What we will give you: 

We have a strong focus on developing you and your skillset and seek to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternityleaveand parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you and your family as well as a range of other optional benefits.

Join us and you’ll find yourself working within one of the most on the go departments in the business. We love to communicate, build and learn, and we make sure we have a phenomenal time doing it. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge. 

We’re a diverse, dedicated team of digital professionals re-inventing the digital experience for our customers, our people and our partners. As part of this work, we have an opportunity for someone to come and work alongside our product teams and stakeholders to help craft the way we build and develop our customer products for the future.

We’ve ditched the daily commute for a virtual first approach. If you do come into the office, there are exciting workspaces and zones you can use, depending on the type of work you are doing. 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. Please get in touch with the team to discuss. 

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