Join us as “SDET Automation Tester” with the Bank of England
(London, Full-time, Remote, Permanent)
At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, Education, Transport, Health, Life and Pensions, Insurance, Banking and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever – and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.
ABOUT THE BANK OF ENGLAND
The Technology division manages and supports all aspect of technology delivery across the Bank, maintaining critical systems that underpin the UK economy, providing big data analytics, implementing comprehensive cyber security programmes, and introducing innovative solutions in support of a digital workplace.
The SDET Lead role sits within the DAP domain in the Digital Platforms division and is principally responsible for writing and executing automated tests to prove that application changes function as specified.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Automated Tester will be a member of the Infrastructure Delivery team which is accountable for the engineering and delivery of the Bank’s varied server infrastructure.
Key responsibilities include, and are not limited to:
Teamwork & Communication – Ensure effective relationships are sustained across the wider Technology team, including internal and external stakeholders, and any domain partners/suppliers
Leadership – leader of implementing positive change, selling benefits of new ways of working
Contracts & Commercial Capability – Strives to deliver the best value for money by continually looking for improvements/efficiencies across both server delivery and capital expenditure
Technology Strategy – Work closely with Architecture to lead the development and implementation and of the Linux server estate within the Bank and, more specifically, to produce and articulately communicate a clear view of the domain’s future strategy in Linux server delivery
Delivery – Support both the Delivery team leader and Infrastructure Engineering Manager to ensure that all change, whether programmes and projects, or smaller scale releases, is delivered in a timely and cost-efficient way, whilst ensuring that they align to both operations and the future domain strategy
Domain Enablement – Ensure compliance with key audit, risk, and security policies and procedures applicable to the Linux server estate
Logging Defects and Defect Management – Logging and maintaining defects in a defect tracking system, including the gathering of suitable evidence to support defect reports, tracking defects to their resolution, and providing analyses of the current state of defect resolution.
TECHNICAL ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES:
Personal skills are key for this position – enthusiasm and a flare to problem solve, with a passionate, inquisitive, and proactive attitude
An Awareness of automated testing tools (such as Selenium/UFT/Axe/Eggplant)
An Awareness of Test Management tools (Jira)
Experience or knowledge of development automation tools (such as JUnit / JMeter)
Project life cycle experience (Agile / Waterfall methodologies)
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
A range of testing types (functional, non-functional, regression, integration, UAT, OAT)
Testing involving both internal and 3rd parties
Risk analysis and Risk Based Testing
Defect management and test management tools
Testing complex user interfaces and GUI applications
Test Data provisioning and Management tools, i.e. Test Data Manager
Development languages, e.g. Visual Basic, Java and C# (Blue Prism / Visio)
Knowledge of Markets and Banking Systems and applications such as RTGS, T24, Open link, Megara and CREST Gateway
PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR SECURITY CLEARANCE