Posted: 25th October 2019

Quality Engineer Lead (SDET)

Lloyds Banking Group 

Edinburgh, Edinburgh. United Kingdom

Joining us as a Quality Engineer Lead, you'll play a key role for one of our Labs, helping us define our Automation First approach, ensuring the products we deliver are fit for purpose and meet the quality and standards that our customers expect.

You’ll lead, coach, challenge, motivate & mentor our newly formed engineering team, providing the leadership direction that will support our migration to cloud based solutions.

You’ll initiate & help develop fresh ideas to enable us to optimize the way in which we work and achieve run cost reductions through automation and a DevOps approach.

You'll play a key role in driving & help deliver the highest quality customer driven software into production.

You’ll also:
Build effective working relationships with other teams across IT, the Group and offshore partners with a focus on assisting the delivery of business value through sound software engineering methods and principles.
Lead the definition of Lab test process, driving the design and delivery of an automation Test framework around continuous integration using BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) methods.
Focus on reducing risk and building confidence in the team and its stakeholders on the quality definition of the product.
Use your 1st class stakeholder management skills to advocate engineering and deliver business value through sound and fully rounded engineering methods and principles, ensuring platforms and software are built Consistently with relevant patterns and practices.
Support the engineering community by providing deep domain and technical expertise and providing a voice to engineers to identify and support the resolution of issues.

About you:
You’ll have deep domain and technical expertise including a solid Automation background & understanding of infrastructure.
You’ll understand how CI and CD operate in the Digital ecosystem, so you’ll be highly proficient in JavaScript and open source testing toolset such as Selenium and SonarQube or similar.
You’ll be a hands-on Test Lead or SDET, with a deep understanding of DevOps practices and Agile working methods – sprint delivery, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery
You’ll be a passionate advocate for Engineering, providing a voice to engineers

So what can we offer you in return?
Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development + a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

You'll also receive a package that includes a Discretionary bonus between 20-40% of base pay, Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash, Private Medical Insurance, Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 13%, Share plans & 30 days holiday

We'll ensure you're stretched & able to grow whilst also benefitting from an environment that can support elements of agile working and champions both diversity and equal opportunity.