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Test Engineer, UKIT

Posted: 10 Jun 2021 Closes: 11 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_196516WD

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. Our Information Technology Generalist - Practice Support team focuses on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing internal applications, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for PwC to drive strategic business growth.

We are looking for an experienced Test Engineer to join our growing testing community, working within Product Teams to deliver high value world class products and services.

UK IT provides leading-edge products and services for the professional service teams within the firm and our clients, turning challenges into opportunities that make both the firms and our clients ambitions accessible. We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements.

The role will be a pivotal part within UK IT and will play a leading role in helping the business deliver engagements that delight and disrupt the market. This role offers extensive challenges and rewards, will add capacity and drive to reduce time to production of new product portfolio additions and enhancements and will play a critical part in defining and delivering both the product and service strategy.

PwC is a business that is never standing still and is currently undertaking a digital transformation providing an exciting place to work for someone who likes to deliver to a high-standard and is comfortable with change.

Test Engineer's Key Responsibilities:
  • Champion quality engineering practices within the team throughout the design, development, delivery and support of products
  • Collaborate with testers, developers and other members of the team to ensure all aspects of testing (functional and non functional) are carried out as required. For example:
    • API Testing
    • Performance Testing
    • Security Testing
  • Introduce techniques to ensure that high quality code can be delivered quickly and efficiently through automation and modern software engineering practices and tools, such as:
    • Effective branching strategies
    • Efficient, lean test automation frameworks
    • Utilising automated code scanning tools
    • Providing quick effective quality feedback
  • Encourage everyone (Developers, Agile Delivery Managers, Product Managers) to think about how quality is defined and measured
  • Work with DevOps engineers to embed practices in the team which enable consistent, predictable, fully tested deployments

Please bear in mind the following;
  • An experienced professional (3yrs+) with a successful track record in software testing, utilising best practice tools and techniques
  • Solid understanding of Test process
  • Familiarity of Test Management Tools (e.g. Azure DevOps)
  • Strong Test Automation skills, preferably with experience of Selenium or Cypress (Java Script, Python or C#)
  • Proven experience in Agile/ CI/ CD projects
  • Exposure to any of the following would be advantageous: Performance Testing, Mobile Testing, DB Testing, Accessibility Testing, Security Testing, API Testing (Postman or similar tool)
3+ Years in a testing role

Experience in Agile/ CI/ CD projects

Test Automation experience, preferably Selenium or Cypress

Coding skills in any of the following: Java script, Python, C#

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?
The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
Diversity

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity
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