Software Engineer in Test

  • Job Reference: 00023466-1
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Software Engineer in Test- Central Manchester

Software Engineering / Test Automation / Agile / Continuous Integration

Rare opportunity to join one of Britain's most recognisable home-grown brands

Modern Office located in Central Manchester, currently 100% remote during COVID-19, then moving to a 2/3 days WFH
We are the largest investors in research and development for our field, in the whole of the UK
Salary up to £53k plus bonus, 27 days holiday + bank holidays, 12% pension, flexible working hours, casual dress code, discount schemesNew Software Engineering in Test roles with a one of Britain's most recognisable home-grown brands, based in Central Manchester. We are looking for a proactive Mid/Senior Level Automation Tester who would like to work for a company renowned for innovation. We are the largest investors in research and development for our field, in the whole of the UK!


Our current Test Team Lead joined because of "the flat structure, culture of trust, and opportunity to work on Software products nowhere else in Manchester can offer". Our Hiring Managers are always pushing top promote internally, and ensure their employees have access to all the tools and knowledge they need to thrive. We currently have 35 tech staff working out of our modern offices space, and we are looking to add substantially to the team in coming months with an end goal of increasing headcount but 150 in Manchester

We are looking for someone skilled with at least one coding language e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python and building frameworks with Cypress, or any other open source test automation tool. Ideally you will have experience of working in an Agile + Continuous Integration environment, following best practices such as TDD, BDD. We work very collaboratively here, carrying out daily paired programming/testing in our product Scrum Teams. There is no micromanagement to be seen in our teams, and you can start / finish the working day whenever suits you best!


Automation Testing knowledge - ability to write automation frameworks in Selenium or Cypress or Puppeteer
Experience of working in/running an Agile team
Test first mentality
Excellent communication skillsTO BE CONSIDERED…

Please either apply by clicking online or emailing me directly to (url removed) For further information please call me on (phone number removed) I can make myself available outside of normal working hours to suit from 7am until 10pm. If unavailable, please leave a message and either myself or one of my colleagues will respond. By applying for this role, you give express consent for us to process & submit (subject to required skills) your application to our client in conjunction with this vacancy only. Also feel free to follow me on Twitter @Gabbibility or contact with me on LinkedIn. I look forward to hearing from you.

Software Engineering / Test Automation / Agile / Continuous Integration