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Software Developer in Test - Insurance Team

at Experion

Posted: 8/12/2018
Job Reference #: 185727

Job Description

A new opportunity has arisen within Experian Consumer Services Technology for a Software Developer in Test, based in London, Victoria. This is an exciting role in our development team creating and supporting solutions for our consumer-facing services. We are passionate about quality and technology, and this role is key to our delivery of great products to our customers.

Specific Knowledge

Strong experience of QA, test concepts, best practice and technology.
Appreciation of the importance and implementation of the “test pyramid” and the different activities involved. 
Experience with test automation frameworks – especially with Java stacks driven by BDD tooling, languages and frameworks such as Cucumber, Gherkin and Selenium. 
(highly desirable). 
Ideally software development experience in Java and/or C#.
Ideally experience with the automation of test data management. 
Ideally experience of writing unit tests, making use of mocking and assertion frameworks.
Knowledge of development and deployment tools: Git, Jenkins, Docker, Travis CI
Excellent knowledge of Agile development methodologies and development processes: SCRUM, TDD, CI, CD.
Experience with test approaches suited to a microservice API based platform.
Knowledge of different test approaches used for a service vs a client consuming those services.
Ideally knowledge or experience of Amazon Web Services or similar cloud-based architecture.
Fluent with the entire Software Development Lifecycle (coding standards, source control, build process, testing and operations).
Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in house developed tool sets.



Great communication and collaboration skills – able to explain and take ownership of quality deliverables.
Be passionate about building solutions adhering to the highest technical standards and focused on delivering value to our customers.
Enjoy working with a team in a challenging environment where you succeed or fail together and continually push each other to improve.
Be an active participant in the procedural and social evolution of our team; look for opportunities to add value, to bring the team together and champion improvements to our way of working.
Have an interest in the emerging technical landscape, keeping up to date with changes in industry and technology and appreciate the bearing these may have on our products.
Have a strong will to shift validation and verification left, long before any code is written.
Employ a pragmatic approach in identifying test automation candidates.
Ability to adapt to any given testing context and engineer solutions fit for the purpose.
Able to collaborate effectively with distributed global development teams.
Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly creative, dynamic work environment. 


Ideally a BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar technical discipline; however commensurate industry and technical experience are acceptable.