Lead Test Engineer

Posted 15 January by Shop Direct Featured

About us...

We’re Shop Direct, the multi-award winning company behind exciting brands such as Very.co.uk, Very Exclusive and Littlewoods.com. We’re the UK’s second largest pure-play online retailer, with annual sales of £1.9 billion, 1.2 million website visits a day, and with over 62% of online sales completed on mobile devices. We sell over 1,300 famous brands and deliver 49 million products to 4 million customers each year.

Be a critical part of our London IT function that is critical to fulfilling the strategy driving this leading digital retailer. As a Test Engineer, you will have a responsibility for the delivery of world-class service, focusing on IT service delivery.

About the role...

The Test Engineer is seen as the focal point for test delivery management and issue escalation in our London tech hub. Provide the very best experience to our business and London IT colleagues in managing multiple projects and working with multiple product teams, both on-site in London and remote (Liverpool colleagues) within a test environment.

In terms of the day to day, you’ll help the whole team understand their role in ensuring quality across our product teams and ultimately to our customers. You’ll help explore and test in diverse and dynamic ways, ensuring performance, security, really pushing the boundaries on a weekly basis.

About you…

You’re used to working in multi-skilled teams and be very customer focused, championing doing right by the customer and you’ll be truly agile and adaptive.

You can demonstrate the ability to use multiple tools and you are comfortable with automation and out of the box thinking.

You’ll have an interest working with the development teams and pairing with developers helping out on the build of TDD tests.

Technically, you’ll have worked with and be interested in API / services/stubs, Performance test tools, Continuous integration and Infrastructure as a service. Our projects will have you cross over to BDD Frameworks, Data / AI and Security test tools so it’s important to us you have an interest in this space

So you may be reading this and thinking Is a Test Engineer expert in the all these skills? For us, No, you need to have areas you are expert, areas you are competent and areas you have understandings - Be T shaped and focus on the things that you are good at and interest you!

Please be advised if successfully securing this position you will be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

Required skills

  • BDD
  • Java
  • TDD
  • Test Automation

Reference: 34080108

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