Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds Banking Group
Edinburgh, London & Bristol – We’re happy with home working the majority of the time, however you’ll need to be in office 1 or 2 days per week.
Salary & Benefits: The base salary banding for this role is £48,663 – £56,773 in London and £41,715 to £48,667 outside of London plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.
We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices flexibility to suit your lifestyle and ensure a good work-life balance.
Who are Lloyds Banking Group and where does this role sit?
Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank with a focus on Helping Britain Prosper.
The Chief Technology Office (CTO) oversee the overall technology strategy and leading on Engineering Services, Business and Enterprise Architecture, Engineering capability and standards and Innovation.
We’re looking for someone with an automation first approach to Testing, a focus on reducing risk, a passion for leading efficiency and are more than capable of driving projects forward. They can work reliably with multi-disciplinary, internal and external distributed teams and are experienced in guiding, coaching and helping others.
Drives quality throughout the change lifecycle working in a cross-disciplinary team. Undertakes & leads testing of complex code changes across multiple types of testing to deliver products that are fit for purpose and meet the quality standards that our customers expect, based on deep domain and technical expertise. Understands the importance of testing and educates other change fields. Looks to automate testing where appropriate, updating and streamlining the test automation framework & coding standards deployed within the team.
Participates in & establishes Communities of Practice, Guilds and Improvement Working Groups and shares learning with members of their team. Undertakes mentoring and coaching as well as additional leadership activities. Keen to deepen their technical knowledge and understanding as well develop, practice and demonstrate the workplace skills and behaviours required for this job role.
Perhaps you could help make it possible?
Specific activities which you’ll be responsible for include things like;
Collaborate with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Architects, Business Analysts, Engineers and DevOps Teams to redefine design, functionality, features and perform experiments
Participate in design and process reviews and improve the team’s capability
Identify and address quality/performance issues and implement Quality Engineering standard methodologies
Build efficient and reusable testing systems and work to improve Quality Engineering processes in the Lab and Value Stream.
What do we need to see from applicants?
A Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering background
Knowledge and understanding of Agile Frameworks (such as the Scrum, Kanban, Lean) and has practical experience of working in Agile environments
Shows knowledge and some experience of other techniques that support Agile working, such as Dev Ops, Lean, System Thinking
Good analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal and team working skills.
Desirable Skills to have (experience of these would be a bonus)
The test lifecycle including Functional Testing
Test Data and Environments
Integration with legacy platforms (CRM, PEGA, PEGA CLOUD, SOA & WORKFLOW)
Test Automation tools
Ability to lead the FT Third Party test resources assigned to your given Projects.
What can I expect in Return?
We’re dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both professionally and personally to optimise your potential!
As a new colleague to the team, you’ll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.
We’re also passionate about diversity and equal opportunity with industry recognition across gender, ethnicity, disability, LGBTQ+ and families. And, being disability positive, reasonable adjustments can be accommodated in our Recruitment process, just let us know.
Together we’ll make it possible!