Senior Test Engineer

Senior Test Engineer

Serving our customers, communities, and planet a little better every day

Senior Test Engineer – Cloud, Permanent

Edinburgh or Newcastle, Flexible/Remote working available

Apply by: 31/12/2021

Excellent Salary & Benefits

Our purpose

The Tesco name comes with a dedication to customer service excellence, but Tesco Bank offers something more: a fresh approach to finance. While it’s an innovation, ours is a business built on the next development, the evolution to come. For forward-thinking, technical professionals, that means making a wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in an organisation that’s changing the face of banking for our customers

We’re on a mission to make our customers happier and more successful by putting them in control of their finances.

The Role

In the role of Senior Test Engineer you will ensure that solutions that enable the Bank to respond to key challenges & realise exciting opportunities, align to agreed design specifications, engineering standards & patterns. You will:

  • Analyse User Stories & Requirements.
  • Develop Test Scenarios and Cases.
  • Prepare Test Data (when required).
  • Working closely with Analysts and Engineers on the developed solutions, providing feedback on the soundness of proposed solutions, ensuring they are fit for purpose.
  • Using experience, domain knowledge and risk based approach, split testing effort effectively into the functional automated tests, structured exploratory testing sessions and non-functional testing (UI, accessibility, performance and security).
  • Performing manual testing (exploratory and functional), record results and log defects, continuously assess and refactor test scenarios.
    Supporting and work closely with business stakeholders or users where engagement is needed.
  • Estimating test effort for planned work, feedback any required metrics to Senior Test Engineer Providing feedback/input on the techniques, solutions and tools used in Tesco Bank.
  • Taking an active part in Test Community of Practice and Interest groups for the benefit of self and wider community.

What you’ll bring

We are looking for people who have a solid background in testing and are able to write test automation code, ideally in Java. We don’t expect you to have an expert level coding skills and it’s worth exploring to further develop your career here with us at Tesco Bank.

Here’s what we need:

  • Testing and/or development experience.
  • Knowledge of: Structured test methods and processes, risk based approach to testing.
  • Experience working in collaborative agile development environments.
  • Good working knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language.
  • Experience in code repository and CI/CD.
  • Excellent team worker, with both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Passionate about testing and software development.
  • Challenging and inquiring mind.
  • Attention to detail and persistence.
  • Effective and concise communication.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise work.

How to apply

We value our people and diverse team and believe the variety of backgrounds and experiences make us stronger to achieve our goals. We encourage colleagues to be productive, focus on meaningful work, and look for ways to further develop themselves & career, and have an excellent work/life balance

Our colleagues are working remotely. Looking to the future, we are excited to understand our ‘new normal’ and are committed to exploring the opportunities that a hybrid working environment could bring for our wider team. If you’re interested in finding out more about what a career at Tesco Bank looks like, click apply to find out more!

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