Software Development Engineer in Test

AJ Bell - Salford

Full-time (Permanent)
Published on
9 March 2020
5 April 2020

Due to growth we are now recruiting a Software Development Engineer in Test to enable and encourage developers and testers to design and implement tests in an efficient way by providing them with the right tools, frameworks, and infrastructure.

You will be expected to drive forward test development, advising wherever required, on best practices. Responsibilities vary from web, mobile and web service wherever required, therefore you will require an in depth understanding of test automation approaches and methodologies as well as a good understanding of web and mobile development. 

It’s really important that you keep on top of the latest technology advancements in the test development space, allowing you to influence our future test infrastructure and architecture.

The Ideal Candidate

You must have:

• Knowledge of web and mobile technologies

• Experience with test frameworks and automation tools

• Knowledge and experience in automated web, mobile application and RESTful service testing

• A passion for test infrastructure, test architecture and CI/CD

• Knowledge of CI automation systems to create builds preferably Jenkins/TeamCity

• Possess an agile mind-set, fast to adapt to constant changes and comfortable with it

• Ability to work with other developers to ensure that systems are designed for reliability and testability

Experience with any of the below tech is desirable:

  • JavaScript, TypeScript, node.js
  • Cucumber, Gherkin
  • Selenium WebDriver, Protractor, WebdriverIO, Appium
  • Jasmine, Chai
  • SoapUI, Postman, Frisby.js
  • TeamCity, Jenkins
  • MongoDB, postgresql
  • CI/CD/Continuous testing
  • BitBucket, Git
  • BrowserStack, SauceLabs
  • Pact
  • BDD, TDD, Unit Testing

This role would suit an Automation Tester/Automation Engineer who can talk automation tools and techniques and be a sounding board for shaping automation testing at AJ Bell. 

About us:

AJ Bell is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £54.7 billion and more than 241,000 clients. Our award-winning products include AJ Bell Youinvest and AJ Bell Investcentre. We have our head office in Manchester, as well as a Media office in London.

Our aim is to be to a market-leading provider of investment products and administration services in the adviser and execution-only markets.

Other Information:

In return we will provide all the training and support you need in order to develop within your role.

Our EQ4 office design is centred on delivering agile and collaborative working spaces that enable us to deliver a first class service to our customers. As well as state-of-the-art work areas, the office also has its own gym, relaxed break-out zones, a roof terrace, a dining area and a lounge which transforms into a bar for staff once a month.

There are opportunities for growth and professional development for members wanting to progress within their career including induction training and our study support scheme which is part of our benefits package.

At AJ Bell you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, we have a great sense of pride in what we do and this is reflected in our guiding principles.

There is an active programme of social events throughout the year which are open to all employees.

You will also have access to free onsite gym with a range of classes.

You will have experience with: Automation testing, test automation, SDET, SDiT, Test Developer, Development Engineer in Test etc. 

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