Software Development Engineer in Test

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Full-time
London
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At comparethemarket.com, we look to push the edge with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for the business. Our team spirit means everyone's opinion is important in building top class software.

We are advocates and evangelists of Agile methodologies, so that we are able to adapt and change course depending on business needs. Our focus is our customer, building UX driven software that we believe will make a difference.

 

About you:

  • Are you the kind of SDET that knows quality is a team effort and everyone gets involved at all stages?
  • Want to build software you're proud of and improve the systems, the process and the people around you
  • Do you want to get involved in disrupting the technology market with innovative ideas?
  • Agile, XP, Lean, Pairing, TDD, championing automation and driving CI/CD with a delivery focus. Do all of these come to mind when thinking about great ways to work?

As an SDET at CtM, you will:

  • Participate in 3 Amigos sessions
  • Help the team, BA and PO write good quality user stories
  • Mentor other team members in good testing practices
  • Be involved in all types of testing, from unit and integration to security and performance
  • Test RESTfull microservices
  • Work in a collaborative team environment with lots of pairing and mobbing with other engineers in the team
  • Be in an environment where you're encouraged to innovate and share your own ideas
  • enjoy career progression that you own and drive
  • be responsible for the code you write and getting it live to customers, with a test first, deploy often approach
What will it take to be successful as an SDET?

·       You're a passionate SDET who can work effectively with the other engineers in your team helping to encourage quality within the whole team

·       You flourish working in teams, being heard and sharing the passion you have for creating software. Wherever you are in your development journey, you have a passion for building great software with the coolest new tech.

  • Good experience in owning testing frameworks and helping others get up to speed (Specflow, Selenium, Capybara, Webdriver, and such)
  • Dedication to deliver high quality, well tested software
  • Experience with all different styles and formats of testing
  • Good experience with Testing RESTful/web services
  • Sound experience in an Object Oriented programming language
  • Good experience in mentoring team members - particularly in Testing Practices
  • Be able to write clear, testable acceptance criteria

- It's a big bonus if you have any of the following:

  • Know how to write good, clean code
  • Experience in Node.js or if you don't; a keen interest
  • Experience of working with microservices
  • Enjoy pairing up with developers and learning more about the code.
 
About Us

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. We have reached 9.5 million customers through brands including CompareTheMarket.com, LesFurets.com, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it!

 

We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.

 
Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.



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