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Barclays Digital: Test Engineers


Posted: 17 October, 2018

How to apply:

Send your cv to [email protected]

Position details:

Manchester. Barclays Digital. Where the best talent in the world can build careers full of scope, variety
and reward, by creating the technical solutions that meet today’s demands, answer tomorrow’s questions
and redefine the future of finance.

Do you like breaking things?

How about taking meticulously crafted, handcoded software and really breaking it?

If so read on. 

Due to exciting growth across our dedicated Channels Engineering team we are looking to continue to
grow our market leading Technology offering with multiple dedicated Test Engineers.

With skills working in an Agile development environment using Automation tools you will be tasked with
testing Java based multichannel applications within our “best in class” Channels Engineering team as we
drive towards a fully automated Agile testing function.

Told you you’d get to break stuff.

These roles will be based from our Digital Satellite Office in Central Manchester.

Your Role

Working as a hands on automation tester in the full End to End software testing lifecycle to ensure
defects are kept at an absolute minimum across both Functional and Automated Testing
Ability to advise on tooling usage and effectiveness
Hands on Unit and API testing
Ability to work in an agile environment with the development teams, including hands on coding
Assisting in construction of testing frameworks in Java
Working to facilitate E2E testing within a Test/Behaviour Driven Development environment

Essential Skills

Proven experience in Digital or Web Automation using different automation tools and frameworks.
Knowledge of automated testing, continuous integration and deployment tools and practices.
Testing across multiple browsers
Automated test data creation
Cucumber, Selenium, Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket or similar ALM tools eg Agilecontrol
Ability to code, ideally in Java, JQuery, JSON, XML
Browser Stack or similar

Desirable Skills
Experience of working within Financial Services
Experience of working within a regulatory driven change environment
ISEB/ISTQB Qualifications
MicroServices/Domain Driven Architectures

About Us

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services
across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong
presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by
providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially
successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.

Risk and Control Objective

All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with
regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies
and Policy Standards.

Barclays Values & Diversity

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives,
if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.  We are an equal
opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to
ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour,
creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information,
or any other basis protected by law.


Competitive Salary
Annual Leave - 25 days
Pension Savings Plan & Sharesave
Tech campus - Onsite gym, tennis and squash courts, football pitch
Tech campus - Onsite restaurant, Starbucks, Farmers market
Kids holiday clubs and Childcare vouchers
Private Medical Scheme and Dental Plan
Income protection & Life assurance
Rewards & Discounts on a wide range of products and services
Dynamic working - to achieve a better work-life balance