Senior Test Engineer (Senior Engineer, Engineer, Test, XML)


Senior Test Engineer (Senior Engineer, Engineer, Test, XML)
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Location: London (Covent Garden)

Here at First Utility we want to make a difference. We are changing the face of the energy industry by campaigning for more transparency, better communication and a speedier switching process. Through pioneering technology and sharing our knowledge, we put our customers firmly in control of their energy, so they can spend less on what they need and more on what they want.

We are proud to deliver award winning service and as we continue to challenge the industry, our talented people are integral to our journey; our people make that difference. As we continue to grow our Team we now have office locations in Warwick, Coventry, London, Krakow and Hamburg.

We’re now looking for a Senior Test Engineer to join our development team in London to help us continue to make that difference.

About the Senior Test Engineer (Senior Engineer, Engineer, Test, XML):
This is a key role within the development team testing software solutions for our online utilities business. It will mainly be based at our London office, with some travel to our other UK sites.
Projects will cut across a wide set of solution domains including online registrations and customer self-serve.

• We value collaboration within our team and you will have constant opportunities to work with all aspects of the business shaping quality.
• You will be working within a highly agile/lean team delivering applications that are designed to engage the user and help them to interact with the business easily; we are always working towards a cutting-edge customer experience.
• This is a great opportunity to showcase your testing talent.

Responsibilities of the Senior Test Engineer (Senior Engineer, Engineer, Test, XML):
• To maintain the highest levels of quality across all of our development areas and drive testing requirements within the team.
• You will be tasked with assuring the standards of cross-platform website and mobile applications for the company’s external and internal customers.
• Work closely within a development team to deliver specific features.
• You will be outlining the testing requirements, highlighting potential pitfalls and working closely with key stakeholders to report issues.
• We also encourage innovation within the testing team giving you the opportunity to develop more efficient and powerful testing methods.
• To achieve this we give you 12 research days a year to investigate and assess potential improvements.

Essential Criteria for the Senior Test Engineer (Senior Engineer, Engineer, Test, XML):
• Proven experience in testing web and/or mobile applications
• Proficient in manual testing
• Experience of browser, software and network debugging tools
• Excellent levels of communication and networking
• Ability to work well on your own as well as part of a team
• Ability to create and distribute clear, concise test reports
• Ability to define and drive testing requirements
• Ability to create and maintain test plans
• Logical and consistent approach to defect investigation, classification and reporting
• Demonstrate proficient cross-browser and cross-platform testing of mobile apps and responsive websites
• Good knowledge of virtual machines and device emulation, XCode Simulator, Genymotion, VirtualBox
• Extensive UI testing experience

Desirable Criteria for the Senior Test Engineer (Senior Engineer, Engineer, Test, XML):
• Experience with JSON / XML
• Demonstrate Agile/Lean experience
• Knowledge of test scripts such as UI Automator & Selenium, Webdriver
• Knowledge of source control (e.g. Git / SVN)
• Experience of dedicated test plan management systems such as Hiptest
• Management of issue tracking systems
• Automated functional testing experience
• Experience of automation tooling eg. UI Automator / Appium / Cucumber / Selenium
• Industry recognised qualifications (e.g. ISTQB, ISEB)

The Benefits
As well as a rewarding career, development opportunities and competitive salary, you’ll also enjoy 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), pension, option to purchase childcare vouchers, and become eligible for our staff energy tariff along with other great ad-hoc offers.

We believe in putting energy into looking after our teams, so you’ll benefit from BUPA Private Healthcare, cycle to work scheme, a great working environment with relaxation areas to recharge your batteries and free soft drinks available all day. We also have “Fruity Friday” where fresh fruit is available every week for all employees.

To apply for the role of Senior Test Engineer (Senior Engineer, Engineer, Test, XML), please click the ‘apply now’ button.
Job reference information
Advertiser First Utility
Contact Name Sam Smith
Telephone (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference LONDON - SENtestengineer
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