Career Opportunities: Test Automation Engineer - NBIT (17294)

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Summary Salary: Competitive salary and package Grade: 3a Reporting Line: Head of Quality Engineering Contract Type: Permanent Location: London/ Chesterfield (Hybrid) What to expect As a key member of the team as the Test Automation...


Salary: Competitive salary and package 
Grade: 3a
Reporting Line: Head of Quality Engineering 
Contract Type:Permanent
Location:London/ Chesterfield (Hybrid)

What to expect

As a key member of the team as the Test Automation Engineer you will be driving the test automation activities within the SPM programme with the aim of increasing the number of tests automated, frequency of execution and speed of runs.  You will be facilitating moving existing automation assets that sit on local machines into the common test automation framework and integrating with the CI/CD pipeline. While the concept has been successful in a number environments the team need to expand this into all teams and environments.  

As a Senior Test Engineer, you will enhance our test automation capabilities for achieving our north star of fast and safe deployments into production.  Your experience will be invaluable to identify and recommend technical best practice on test automation tools, driving innovation and technological change. Identifying and recommending technical best practice on test automation processes, driving continuous improvement. 

What we can do for you

Now, more than ever, we understand that attracting the right talent is pivotal in driving the positive change needed throughout our organisation. Beyond a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 

  • 27.5 days annual leave that increases with tenure 
  • Up to 18% on target bonus opportunity 
  • Generous pension contribution 
  • Car Allowance 
  • Life assurance 
  • Full support from our employee assistance programme and access to our employee benefits platform 
  • Ever-evolving learning and development opportunities 

Our commitment to embracing diversity extends beyond just words. We actively foster an inclusive workplace that values the unique perspectives and contributions from all colleagues. We hold the belief that Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are not just vital but fundamental to our success and growth. Our priority lies in shaping a business that mirrors the diverse communities we reach, truly making Post Office 'Everybody's Business'. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and celebrate the differences among our people, ensuring that our practices reflect our dedication to inclusivity and equal representation for all. 

What you’ll need to succeed

You will be a Experienced ISTQB/ISEB Practitioner with extensive knowledge and understanding of CI/CD tool chain development. As a leader, you will have the ability to build positive working relationships in a fast paced and complex working environment. You will: 
•  Experience in Script development, debugging and optimisation 
•  Experienced in Selenium, AWS, GitHub Actions. 
•  Extensive use of Playwright, Datadog and Jira 
•  Experience of Python (optional) 
•  Proven understanding of Agile methodologies and experience working in an agile environment with development squads 

About us

Post Office is an integral part of every community, upheld by the dedication and service of our postmasters. In a world that's constantly evolving, we recognise the importance of adapting and growing. As we navigate the shifting landscapes of a digital age, our commitment to evolving is stronger than ever; without losing the essence of personal touch that defines us. Our journey forward is one of reflection, learning, and positive change.  

Whilst there is much work to be done, we're looking for people ready to think differently in tackling the challenges ahead – people who possess resilience and a deep sense of responsibility towards our postmasters and the communities they serve. This mission drives us, ensuring that we remain focused on our purpose and strategic intent. If you're inspired by the prospect of making a meaningful difference and contributing to a future where Post Office can stand as a model of renewed progress and integrity, we want to hear from you. Join us on our journey in making Post Office a business that belongs to and serves everyone, shaping a new future legacy.