Vitality, IT Delivery Engineer, Bournemouth, £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
We're the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices. With 1.25m+ UK members and more than 25m globally, we're out to make the world a healthier, happier place.
That applies as much to our people as it does to our members. So, as well as a highly competitive pay package, you'll enjoy: Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes, and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks, and access to our full range of partners and rewards.
It's what we call offering shared value because a healthy, happy team is good for us, good for our members, and good for you.
As our IT Delivery Engineer, you'll get the benefits our members enjoy, including:
Our award-winning private Vitality Health insurance + wellness incentive programme
Access to The Vitality Programme - Apple Watch, Waitrose and Partners, Garmin, Amazon Prime, Champneys Spa days, Rakuten TV, and half-price gym memberships to name a few!
Personal health fund + Life Assurance
Stakeholder Pension Plan with employer contribution
25 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to buy and sell 5 more
Flexible benefits package
Internal incentives, competitions, and awards - a chance to win football and sports tickets or even be in with a chance to have a holiday of a lifetime
A genuine opportunity to grow and establish a long-term career
As our IT Delivery Engineer, you'll be responsible for championing and overseeing the adherence to the IT delivery standards at a technical level. You will work closely with the quality tools in use at Vitality, ensuring that comprehensive reporting is produced and improved upon at agreed intervals.
Your accountabilities as our IT Delivery Engineer will include:
Supporting consistency of approach within QA, Platform and Development teams
Supporting the delivery teams in improving their processes and adherence to standards
Engaging with developers, test engineers and platform engineers at a technical level to challenge evidence and the adherence to the standards in place
Championing the importance of meeting quality standards and actively pursuing opportunities to automate
Reviewing code quality metrics outputs to ensure achievement of the agreed standards
Proactively collaborating with 3rd party providers of existing tools to understand and advise on the suitability of their enhancements
Using MI/BI tools to maintain and create reports for senior management
Collaborating with others with a "can do" attitude to review specifications and using these agreed specifications to ensure efficient delivery using the right standards and tools
Raising risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies in a timely manner, offering mitigating actions and taking ownership of individual items where appropriate
Always pushing for excellence driving continuous improvement and efficiencies where possible
Identifying and implementing opportunities to optimise?current processes, leading and developing a team of experts to deliver service improvements
What we're looking for in our IT Delivery Engineer:
Excellent skills in test automation including creating and maintaining test frameworks and building automated tests
Degree level or equivalent, possibly professional qualifications and 5 years + work experience
Excellence in test analysis, preparation, and execution throughout the test cycle (manual and automated testing)
Excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills
Skilled user of Tricentis suite of tools including automation options
Experience of testing web-based applications
Experienced in writing automated API tests
ISEB / ISTQB Foundation certificate or above, in Software Testing
Experience in tools: qTest, SQL Developer, Postman, Jenkins, BrowserStack, Visual Studio, Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
Experience with the automation package: SpecFlow, C#, Selenium, Nunit
Experience with programming practices: Gherkin, SOLID, Page object models, BDD, TDD, GIT Flow
The ability to continuously improve and shape the testing approach to suit the testing function
Experience of software development lifecycles and testing in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.
Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm, and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.
Closing Date: Wednesday 18th May 2022
If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our IT Delivery Engineer, then please click 'apply' today