Technical Test Engineer - Flexible Working Available

£49,149 - £54,610
13 Jan 2020
03 Feb 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers and a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper.

We're in the middle of a £3bn investment into our People, Platforms and Data - with a Software Engineering led approach, all as part of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.

And it's the role of our Chief Information Office (CIO) who provide the backbone and infrastructure upon which this bank of the future will sit.

We're supporting the infrastructure of a number of these strategic transformational initiatives through the provision of a new Workplace Engineering team.

The Workplace Engineering function is responsible for client and collaboration capability development and key to the delivery is a new modern Digital Workplace proposition for in excess of 90,000 colleagues. The function is looking for a Technical Tester to assist with its development. The Tester will be hands on and will be working as part of a number of engineering teams to develop, Test and implement the components that will make up the overall proposition.


Workplace Engineering are responsible for technical change to the colleague services and strategic direction across:

  • Device, Application & Data Management
  • Collaboration & Unified Comms (Voice, Video, SharePoint, Email)
  • Office Engineering (Telemetry, Add On management & governance)
  • Process Automation
  • Active Directory/Identity & Access Mgt
  • Application & Desktop Virtualisation
  • Cloud (SaaS, PaaS, IoT)

Could you help them make it possible?

You'll act as the primary CIO point of contact for infrastructure solutions testing for an aligned Lab, Programme or Project and will be accountable for the testing of solutions to time and quality standards against the requirements of the business.

What would you be doing?

You'll implement and deliver test automation solutions while working closely with business partners, development teams and delivery and industry partners. You'll need to have strong influential and leadership skills as well as a proven track record of working with automation tools and technologies coupled with a technical approach to problem solving; you'll also be familiar with Agile environments working with Continuous Integration pipelines with a developer mindset.

The successful candidate will be able to write, maintain and review test code, working alongside Developers and DevOps teams within a highly integrated environment; providing support and guidance to Engineering teams with technical advice and assurance on test automation projects. You'll ensure best practices are used as well as exploiting new industry leading technologies in order to effectively deliver testing projects.

You'll need to have:

  • Proven experience working in Test Automation
  • Java coding and Java framework experience
  • The ability to build comprehensive test automation frameworks from scratch
  • Experience with Agile delivery framework (e.g. SCRUM).
  • Experience with the Jira and Confluence toolsets
  • Experience in financial services or large corporate environments


A general knowledge of some of the following Enterprise technologies will be advantageous:

  • Collaboration & Unified Comms (Voice, Video, SharePoint, Email)
  • MS365 Product Suite (Previously Office 365 - Including but not limited to MS Teams, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business)
  • Device, Application & Data Management (Intune, Windows 10 Management)
  • Office Engineering (Telemetry, Add On management & governance)
  • MS365 Security Tooling
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Application and Desktop Virtualisation
  • Virtual Desktop (Legacy, Citrix, DaaS)
  • Process Automation, scripting / coding (Including but not limited to PowerShell, PowerApps, GraphAPI, Python)
  • Experience with the Jira and Confluence toolsets

About you:

Whilst skills, knowledge and prior experience are meaningful to us we want people who are highly motivated with an inquisitive approach to work and a willingness to challenge the status quo. We're also a people business and to support these huge technical endeavours you'll need a range of interpersonal skills and take a collaborative approach.


What will you get in return?

We'll give you stretch whilst you work on some of the largest and most fascinating Engineering projects around today.

As well as a competitive salary, this role offers:

  • Flex cash sum
  • 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • A total reward package that offers discounted lifestyle, financial and protection benefits you can tailor to suit your lifestyle


We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.

As a new colleague, 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 committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.


Together we make it possible.


****This role can be based out of our offices in Edinburgh, Bristol and West Yorkshire****