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Software Development Engineer in Test

Job Title Software Development Engineer in Test
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location London
Salary Up to £70,000
Job Published 5 months ago
Contact Name Nick Hill
Contact Email

Job Description


A FinTech focused on secure payments in London that boast a multi award winning platform is seeking a software development engineer in test to join a new team within its existing talented and rapidly scaling tech team. The company openly supports forward openminded, ambitious and entrepreneurial individuals.

The Software Development Engineer In Test will need:

  • Work in an agile environment, being involved in stand-ups, planning, refinement, retros etc. 
  • Work with a cross-functional team to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle. 
  • Pick up tickets and write scripts on the API side mostly (70% backend, 30% front end testing) as well as checking AWS logs, testing event driven architecture and writing API scripts in Postman 
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement automated testing tools and strategies. 
  • Develop end-to-end automation scripts using Cypress and Cucumber. 
  • Develop performance tests using k6. 
  • Integrate automated tools into the CI/CD pipeline. 
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and Business Analysts to help define business requirements. 
  • Work closely with QA Analysts and Developers to help define test plans, ensuring automation is considered and test coverage is met. 
  • Continuously look for ways to improve and evolve testing processes.

It would be extra awesome if you were a Software Development Engineer In Test who has:

  • Experience as a SDET or similar role 
  • A real passion for QA and interest in shift left approach 
  • Experience with JavaScript preferable but any other script language is ok 
  • Experience of adding tests to the CI pipeline would be good 
  • Someone happy to go and find new tools and passionate about tooling and can find holes in the scripts missed by BA’s and bringing new ideas to the team. 
  • Experience testing APIs using Postman or similar tools 
  • Experience with Git for version control 
  • Experience with applying test automation in CI/CD 
  • Experience testing a serverless event-driven application would be beneficial 
  • Confident collaborating with technical and non-technical stakeholders 

What’s in it for you?

  • 100% remote working
  • Share Options - given out twice a year on a business valuation model 
  • Bonus scheme coming into place within 18 months
  • Unlimited annual leave AND one mental health day every month (can be taken immediately with no notice)
  • Private medical cover
  • 4% pension matched (8% total)
  • Life assurance at 3 x salary
  • Chance to shape and lead the frontend team whilst having an input into the full-stack development.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new, multidisciplinary engineering team of UI Engineers, Software Engineers, Architects, and Testers, primarily utilising React, Node, Typescript (for both), and a serverless event-driven architecture hosted on AWS. 

If you are a Software Development Engineer In Test with the above experience and skill set, please apply today and a consultant will be in touch if your CV is suitable.

Ref: RA-SP008 | Published: 04th May 2021