Software Developer Engineers in Test / Senior SDET
Due to some exciting changes in our Systems Development Department we are looking to add some Senior System Testers / Software Developer Engineers in Test to our team. You will help to build out a quality automation suite to test the Society's technologies to support high quality releases in an agile environment. Working closely with other technology specialists to ensure that test results can be delivered at high speed with quality of delivery.
As part of this role you will analyse and understand business requirements and priorities and then design and develop solutions to achieve the desired outcome. You will also react to any problems that arise during BAU or following new releases, making a thorough evaluation and correcting as necessary.
You will document detailed test plans to cover all aspects of the testing required. Create automated test scripts where required that align with the automation framework along with ensuring these test scripts are kept up to date and relevant.
You will deliver work that has emphasis on business service levels, productivity, efficiency and long-term benefits for the Society,ensuring all solutions are delivered with adherence to the appropriate controls, standards and guidance.
Ideal Candidate for Senior SDET
We are looking for someone who has exceptional attention to detail with strong problem-solving skills. You will work with colleagues across not only Systems Development but across the Society, so someone with good communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships is key.
You will have a proven track record of performance testing internet driven applications, designing thorough UI automation to improve testing efficiency and hands on experience of automation and performance testing tools. You'll also have previous experience of effectively meeting deadlines, planning and organising own workload to focus on priorities and also working on your own development to update skills where needed.
Knowledge of the below is also key:
* API Understanding - RESTFul services, SOAP
* ReadyAPI, Groovy Scripting
* Source Control - TFS, AzureDevops
* CI/CD tool chains
* Programming experience
* Visual Studio
* UI Automation Tools and Frameworks, e.g. Test Complete, Selenium
About Skipton Building Society
At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.
We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues' unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.
Why Work For Us
We're committed to paying our people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range of benefits to support our colleagues' finances and well-being, including our Employee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays and shopping discount vouchers You'll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect structured learning and development programme where you'll be valued recognised and rewarded.
Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age