Company Description Are you looking for a new challenge within a rapidly growing company, and highly skilled IT team? Are you an Automation Engineer who loves to find faults, automate tests and processes and increase the quality of the product being delivered? Do you love working in teams and seeing how the software being delivered helps the company grow? If this sounds like you then please read on. Reassured Ltd is the largest non-advised life insurance intermediary in the UK with established locations in Basingstoke, Portsmouth, Southampton, Manchester, Bristol, Bournemouth and Chester. We launched our new Advised business offering in 2021 and continue to grow our sales and support teams across the entire business this year. We arrange over 15,000 new customer life insurance policies per month with leading sales conversions and customer satisfaction metrics. The business is outbound, B2C sales from internet generated customer enquiries. Job Description The role will involve a wide variety of duties such as finding/testing technical solutions; designing and coding the solution, while also supporting the software engineering team and infrastructure team for go live. As part of the Development team at Reassured, Automation Engineer will be responsible for analysing the testing required for each feature, creating test plans, test cases, automation and keeping our different automation test packs up to date Technically minded with good interpersonal skills and a natural attention to detail, the successful candidate will need to have the ability to communicate with non-technical colleagues Responsibilities Understanding of Reassured systems and how they all work together. Works with the different Squads, understanding functional and business requirements, ensuring high quality features are being delivered. Designing, reviewing, maintaining and executing of test automation scripts/code/plans Manual functional, regression, exploratory and ad-hoc testing Building an automation framework Build automated regression testing suites and continually improve automated test coverage; coordinate developers working on automated tests. Writing automated tests using Selenium WebDriver. Work with development teams on improving overall automation testing strategy and Continuous Delivery process. Creation and Maintenance of test scenarios, scripts and data requirements. Execution of tests cases and record the test results Ensure that all automated testing related activities are carried out as per the standards defined by the company. Report progress and escalate any issues to the IT team and Senior IT Managers Provide support and guidance to the IT team on automation Report progress and escalate any issues to Senior IT Managers Analyse and raise defects when appropriate and retest defect fixes Mentoring junior members of the IT QA team Qualifications Skills & Experience Experience in testing software developed using the LEMP stack in a microservice architecture. Experience in testing web services and API’s using REAST-assured and Postman/http debugging tools. Automation testing tools (Selenium / Jenkins / Cucumber) Version control systems GIT (Github / Gitlab) Java Experience with running MySQL commands ISTQB/ISEB foundation as minimum Test Methodologies, Test Automation and Quality Management User Experience (UX) principles and best practices Understanding of process flows and UML Diagrams Experience of working with test management tools such as JIRA. Desirable Experience JMeter / Loadrunner / Locust Cypress Automated Testing Broad knowledge of Insurance regulations Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment Agile Practices (Scrum / Kanban) Jira & Confluence Key Competencies Thoroughness and attention to detail A logical, analytical and creative approach to problems A meticulous and organised approach to work Quick learner able to grasp complex domain concepts Self-starter, work with minimal supervision Team player with good communication skills Excellent communication and analysis skills. Self-confidence and initiative. Demonstrates the drive & commitment necessary to succeed in a dynamic environment. An ability to learn new skills and technologies quickly The ability to work both in a team and alone and to manage your own workload Results Driven & Self motivated You will have a passion for technology and innovation. Additional Information Benefits We offer an excellent range of benefits, and some are accessed upon completion of probation. Crucially we believe in developing your career and clearly lay out the path for you to be successful and progress. Monthly and Quarterly Bonus Schemes Hybrid working once fully trained Long term bonus opportunities Career Development, including supporting personal development Pension Scheme Employee Assistance Program, includes face to face counselling sessions Retail discounts Annual pay reviews A range of flexible benefits Reassured Ltd is the UKs largest provider of Life Insurance. Reassured Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its employees.