Test Engineer

14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Test Engineer


Job ID: R-48845
Full time

Aviva is revolutionising insurance and we want you to be at the forefront of it.

Life in our Digital Teams

Over the past 2 years Aviva has been on one of the most visionary digital transformation journeys of any company within Financial Services and we continue to move towards being a “Digital First” organization. We have built bespoke digital spaces for our teams in our London Digital Garage, Norwich and Bristol.

Insurance is ripe for disruption and that is what we have been doing. In fact, we are a 320 year old disruptor that is transforming the way customers engage with our products and services.

We approach software delivery with an Agile mind-set; passionate about delivering small, value-driven improvements, regularly and often. Our collaborative scrum teams are made up of an exceptional mix of digital experts and innovators from a wide range of industries. We craft brand new experiences, small changes to existing products as well as investing in maintaining our existing products.

We are looking for Test Engineers to join the API team, working alongside our scrum teams to test and maintain the RESTful APIs that will underpin both ours and our partners’ digital apps. You’ll sustain our culture of continuous improvement both from a process and technical perspective, ensuring that:
•Platform quality standards & processes support test quality
•When the code goes in to production it is of a high quality
•Code changes only ever make it better
•Automation is the norm for all the tests that we deliver to support continuous integration
•SOLID/KISS principles are followed
•Keep re-use at the forefront of your mind
•Only design ,build and test software that is cloud ready
•Frequently deliver high value features to our customers
•Focus on delivering great stuff

You’ll be responsible for:
•Deliver high quality testing through modern engineering techniques such as Test Driven Development/Behaviour Driven Development, Automation, Service Virtualisation
•Creating BDD Feature files and then ensuring the associated tests have been automated via cucumber JVM
•Support the definition of the future platform operating model and provide input into the Test resources, processes and standards required
•Responsible for highlighting blockers impacting scrum team functional and non-functional testing and either owning resolution or requesting they are mitigated/escalated as appropriate
•Engage with project teams to ensure that Acceptance Criteria for incoming stories meet all quality requirements – e.g. logging, error messages, unhappy path testing as well as functional testing
•Responsible for the quality of all testing for stories assigned to you within your scrum team
•Provide input into Assurance signoff of new platform deliveries into Runway/Staging environments
•Maintain awareness of and compliance with relevant Release Management/Assurance processes and standards to ensure the PST can continue to deliver into production
•Work with other quality-focussed roles within the platform (PQM, Performance Engineer, Operational Acceptance etc) and help to identify boundaries of roles to avoid duplication or gaps in coverage
•Collaborate with appropriate Lead Quality Engineer to share/define best practice and work to provide a broad coverage of key testing/quality knowledge within your Product
•Work with the PQM to help define and deliver the quality agenda

Additional Information

What will you get for this role?
•Competitive Salary- dependent on skills & experience
•Generous defined contribution pension scheme
•Annual performance related bonus and pay review
•Minimum holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
•Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family
•Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

We’re here to free people from the fear of uncertainty. Our insurance, savings and investment products help some 31 million customers enjoy life today, knowing that tomorrow is covered. And we definitely know how to look after our own people. If you love doing a great job to improve things for customers, you’ll be at home here. Help us build a future to be proud of and get ready to fulfil your potential with Aviva.

‘Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty’

One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960526934

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