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IT Delivery Engineer

Closing date
23 May 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
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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
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