Lead Quality Engineer

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End Date Thursday 20 June 2024 Salary Range £86,964 - £102,310 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Hybrid Working Job Description Summary . Job...

End Date

Thursday 20 June 2024

Salary Range

£86,964 - £102,310

We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Lead Quality Engineer

SALARY: £86,964 - £102,310

LOCATION(S): Edinburgh

HOURS: Full-time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at our Edinburgh location.

About this opportunity

Do you want a once in a lifetime opportunity to deliver ground-breaking change to our Workplace Pensions customers? We're looking for a Lead Quality Engineer who will lead a significant QE team and ensure quality on our core workplace pension platform. 

The role of the Quality Engineering Lead will be to ensure our products meet the highest quality standards through the efficient use of test automation, attention to detail, Agile delivery, and a focus on the customer while leading & mentoring a team of Quality Engineers and implementing a continuous improvement approach into the ways of working. 

The ideal candidate will drive quality throughout the change lifecycle whilst continually ambitious, motivating, mentoring and supporting their team. Undertakes multiple types of testing of complex code to deliver products that are fit for purpose and meet the quality standards that our customers expect, based on deep domain and technical expertise. 

They will be an advocate for Quality Engineering, providing a voice to Quality Engineers within the team, identifying and supporting their teams in resolution of impediments and issues as well as continually developing themselves with industry standard process and tooling. In a leadership role with a passion for mentoring, coaching and technical innovation, enabling an environment to release value quickly and safely. 

About us: 

Like the modern Britain we serve, we’re evolving. Investing billions in our people, data and tech to transform the way we meet the ever-changing needs of our 26 million customers. We’re growing with purpose. Join us on our journey and you will too… 

What you’ll need: 

  • A passion for encouraging, mentoring & motivating those around you is crucial as you’ll be spending around half of your time leading colleagues 

  • A solid Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering background with a good knowledge of Test Lifecycle, Test Models, Best Practices, Test Benchmarking and Test Tools. This includes a good awareness of Test Data and Environments. 

  • Ability to project and implement "Automation first" approach in every phase of software delivery process that aids speed to market, better quality and reduces risks. 

  • Experience with modern QE toolsets such as Cypress and Playwright. 

  • Previous experience in a cross-disciplinary feature teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high-quality software. 

  • Be a quick learner with a growth mindset adapting to new technologies being used within Lloyds and the wider industry whilst bringing those around them on the same journey. 

  • Significant problem solving, fixing and analytical skills. 

  • Experienced in defining Quality Engineering and Assurance results producing quality Test artefacts. 

  • Experience with agile development methods & tooling e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Jira & Confluence. 

  • Experience of leading and embedding Quality Transformation initiatives. 

  • Great social skills with the ability to articulate technical information, up to and including senior customers. 

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture. We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative. And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups. We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%

  • An annual performance-related bonus

  • Share schemes including free shares

  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

  • 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow and thrive? Apply today to find out more.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.