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Senior Quality Engineer (17291)

About Engineering at Holland & Barrett

We are investing heavily in technology as the key driving force in delivering great customer experience with personalised wellness journeys both online and in-store, along with convenience in service and delivery,  and with increasing product propositions. 

We are putting our efforts in building the right solutions over buying generic ones, and we embrace automation and testing in all things software, infrastructure and data. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. 

At the core of every great technology we build is an obsessive attention to detail that makes our tech fast, simple, resilient, secure, operable, observable and scalable.

Every day presents a different challenge, but is filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation. We work hard in Holland & Barrett because we love the work we do, we love the people we do it with, we know we can count on each other to deliver and especially because we know the tech we build makes a difference for customers.

Join us and see how far you can go…

The Role

We are looking for a Software Engineers - Quality Engineering (QE) to improve our technology teams' quality, efficiency, and independence. The Software Engineer (QE) role plays an important part in our company's product development process, focusing on solving root causes of quality problems in addition to symptoms discovery. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing quality assistance. Be responsible for supporting delivery team to focus on prevention rather than detection and demonstrate autonomy in holding each other to high-quality standards. As a Software Engineer (QE) in a cross-functional squad, you'll be collaborating with other professionals to build world class UI experiences through lean agile methodologies (Kanban, Scrum) via our CI/CD platform allowing a fast and easy pathway to production for new features or bug fixes, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software problems, we'd like to meet you.

The Person
  • Proven work experience in software development and software engineering methodologies
  • Proven software quality assurance and quality engineering experience with a focus on web-based applications.
  • Strong knowledge of Software QA/QE methodologies, tools, and processes - white box and black box testing
  • Exposure to Exploratory and Automation Testing (Unit, System, Integration and E2E)
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools like Playwright, Cypress, TestCafe, Jest, Serenity BDD, Selenide, Karate
  • Solid knowledge of, Java, SQL, Scripting and Kotlin
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development process, methodologies (TDD, BDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc) and associated tools (Jira)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Git, GitLab)
  • Experience of full stack mobile app and Web app testing
  • Knowledge of the use of Web services (SOAP & REST) and API (Swagger, WireMock, Postman, Insomnia)
  • Ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with Spring Framework and eCommerce platform is a plus
  • Experience with performance, accessibility and/or security testing is a plus

💸 Technology Incentive Scheme - we offer different bonus schemes for all grades in Technology, starting at 10%.

📚 Learning and Development opportunity with Holland & Barrett is a great base for career development long term.

🤝 Career progression

🔝 Pension company contribution 

✈️ Your wellbeing is paramount so you can get away and take 28 or 33 Days Holiday per year. 

💷 Refer and Earn Scheme - as we're growing you can earn money by referring people to join us from your network.

👜 Epic Extras gives you access to exclusive benefits, free advice and savings from a range of retailers and providers.

💰 Stay healthy with Discounted Products - from day one you'll get a 25% discount (on top of other promotions) when you shop at H&B on anything that you buy. 

🙋🏽 We all need a little help sometimes, so we offer Free 24/7 Confidential Advice & Colleague Welfare.

🧠 Mental Health First Aiders - we have lots of qualified Mental Health First Aiders because its all about your health & wellbeing.

👑 We have colleague Reward and Recognition Schemes, so your hard work and loyalty won't go unnoticed.

👏 And many more!

About Holland & Barrett
  • Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.
  • Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

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Head office - London
6th Floor Uncommon , 34-37 Liverpool St, , London, United Kingdom, EC2M 7PP
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