Job Description

Due to some exciting changes in our Systems Development Departmentwe are looking to add some Senior System Testers / Software Developer Engineers in Test to our team. You willhelp to build out a quality automation suite to test the Society’s technologiesto support high quality releases in an agile environment. Working closely withother technology specialists to ensure that test results can be delivered athigh speed with quality of delivery.

As part of this role you will analyse and understand businessrequirements and priorities and then design and develop solutions to achievethe desired outcome. You will also react to any problems that arise during BAUor following new releases, making a thorough evaluation and correcting asnecessary.

You will document detailed test plans to cover all aspectsof the testing required. Create automated test scripts where required thatalign with the automation framework along with ensuring these test scripts arekept up to date and relevant.

You will deliver work that has emphasis on business servicelevels, productivity, efficiency and long-term benefits for the Society,ensuring all solutions are delivered with adherence to the appropriatecontrols, standards and guidance.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has exceptional attention todetail with strong problem-solving skills. You will work with colleagues acrossnot only Systems Development but across the Society, so someone with goodcommunication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationshipsis key.

You will have a proven track record of performance testinginternet driven applications, designing thorough UI automation to improvetesting efficiency and hands on experience of automation and performancetesting tools. You’ll also have previous experience of effectively meetingdeadlines, planning and organising own workload to focus on priorities and alsoworking on your own development to update skills where needed.

Knowledge of the below is also key:

  • API Understanding – RESTFul services, SOAP
  • ReadyAPI, Groovy Scripting
  • Source Control – TFS, AzureDevops
  • CI/CD tool chains
  • Programming experience
  • Visual Studio
  • UI Automation Tools and Frameworks, e.g. TestComplete, Selenium

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.

 More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age


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