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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

Quality EngineerEnd Date
Tuesday 23 July 2019

Salary Range
£63,135 - £70,150

We support agile working - click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options
Flexible / Variable Hours

Job Description Summary
At Lloyds Banking Group our aim is to create a forward-thinking engineering culture that supports the business in delivering high quality, efficient and positive impact outcomes for customers. The role of our Quality Engineers are vital in ensuring the products we deliver are fit for purpose and meet the quality and standards that our customers expect.

Major Core Programmes Quality Assurance provides a Quality Engineering Centre of Excellence to deliver and continuously improve Quality Engineering through innovation and automation. Driving excellence in testing, supporting Enterprise Transformation Major Core Programmes and Value Streams, with a shared goal of building the best bank of the future.

You'll help define "Done" from a Quality perspective and deliver Test solutions in line with the Test Strategy and our QA Engineering principles. You'll always have a view of reducing risk through the Test lifecycle and will help drive the overarching Quality Engineering strategy. Your thought process will be automation first making use of a modern toolchain and automation framework.

Job Description
Job Description
At Lloyds Banking Group our aim is to create a forward-thinking engineering culture that supports the business in delivering high quality, efficient and positive impact outcomes for customers. The role of our Quality Engineers are vital in ensuring the products we deliver are fit for purpose and meet the quality and standards that our customers expect.

Quality Assurance provides a Quality Engineering Centre of Perfection to deliver and continuously improve Quality Engineering through innovation and automation. Driving excellence in testing, supporting Enterprise Transformation Major Core Programmes and Value Streams, with a shared goal of building the best bank of the future.

You'll help define "Done" from a Quality perspective and deliver Test solutions in line with the Test Strategy and our QA Engineering principles. You'll always have a view of reducing risk through the Test lifecycle and will help drive the overarching Quality Engineering strategy. Your thought process will be automation first making use of a modern toolchain and automation framework.
Want to know more?

As an Enterprise Data Strategy Senior Manager you'll be responsible for leading and crafting strategies which will allow the Bank to respond to the most critical opportunities and challenges presented by data. These will be broad in scope, based on the breadth of Enterprise Data's services and its role as the central owner of customer data within the Group.
About the role:

You'll shape strategic initiatives, providing consultation across the wider Enterprise Data team and lead on executive messaging around data innovation and value to senior partners.
So what would you be doing for us
- Leading & working as part of an agile team
- Your experience of using modern software development toolsets and ability to stretch into DevOps, Continuous Integration and Delivery
- Document and communicate complex software solutions.
- Working in a dynamic agile delivery environment
- Defining Quality Engineering and Assurance work producing quality Test artifacts
- Develop yourselves with industry standards methods and tooling used across their engineering teams
- Express your own opinions, and be pragmatic about modifying them when appropriate
- Using toolsets such as Selenium, Cucumber, Perfecto, Appium, Cloud based and Performance test tools, Continuous Integration Tools, Service virtualization, Jira, ALM with a focus on industry leading and open source tooling
- Working with partners in and out of teams and projects building long lasting collaborative relationships
- Work with multi-disciplinary teams across the software development lifecycle
- Work "hands-on" alongside all other Engineering Disciplines
- Model the behaviours required to support the organisation's transformation to new ways of working
- Use an automation first Test approach with a passion for driving productivity and a focus on reducing risk
- Have confidence to express own opinions, and be pragmatic about modifying them when appropriate
- Logical and creative thinking skills
- Ability to work independently and to take responsibility - and uses own initiative
- Work with a range of internal and external colleagues
- Communicate effectively in a variety of situations
- Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment

What we need from you:
- Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering background with a deep knowledge of Test Lifecycle, Test Models, Best Practices, Test Benchmarking and Test Tools. This includes a good awareness of Test Data and Environments
- Experience of leading and embedding Quality Transformation initiatives across multiple areas.
- A strong advocate of industry trends who continually develops themselves with industry standard methodology in order to advance the direction of Quality Engineering in Lloyds
- Be able to project and implement "Automation first" approach in every phase of software delivery process that aids speed to market, better quality and reduces risks.
- Experience with toolsets including UFT, ALM, Selenium, Cucumber, Perfecto, Appium, Saucelabs, Jenkins , CA Lisa, Jira and Performance Centre; with a willingness to learn those skills that will be needed for success in the future
- Technical specialist expertise on LBG applications or testing toolsets
- Deliver the highest quality customer driven software to production with the team being continually challenged, motivated, mentored and supported.
- Work in cross-disciplinary feature teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high quality software.
- Showcase excellent interpersonal and communications skills whilst expertly working across the project lifecycle to ensure software operates as intended.
- Experience of working with partners in and out of feature teams and projects building long lasting collaborative relationships
- Exercise responsibility, autonomy and judgement within broad, but well defined parameters.
- Work in a highly collaborative way to complete assigned work, showcase progress and address problems that are well defined, complex and often non-routine.
- Be quick learners who can learn and adapt to new technologies being used within Lloyds and the wider industry whilst bringing those around them on the same journey.
- Significant problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
- Understand the importance of quality and hence create and implement approaches, guidelines, principles defined by themselves and their Quality Engineering peers.
- Excitement about enabling others to achieve greater results than one can achieve alone and being part of a wider delivery team responsible for end to end solutions.


If this is you, come and join our inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference.

Together we'll make it possible...
So what can we offer you in return?

Whatever your dream, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity.

We're also passionate about diversity and providing genuine equal opportunities...
You'll also receive a package that includes
- Car or car allowance of up to £4,048 per year
- Discretionary bonus between 15% 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 plus bank holidays


Are you passionate about joining us? Apply today, we'd love to hear from you...

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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