Automation Test Engineer
Job Tenure: Full-time, permanent
Salary: Competitive

Company Description

Here at esure, we’re no strangers to change. As one of the industry leaders in the insurance business, striving to become a world class digital insurer, we’re getting ready for more. It’s creating great new opportunities for innovative and talented industry professionals to join us at a pivotal point in our development.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an Automation Test Engineer on a permanent basis. As a key part of an Agile team, the Test Engineer will produce high quality software services to support in building better experiences for our customers and to support esure in becoming a data driven, digital first organisation.

What you will do:

  • Work within an Agile squad that tests, builds and delivers industry leading software that focuses on the needs of our customers
  • Build high quality test automation and ensure the acceptance criteria for a product continue to be met over many future iterations
  • Responsible for the testing in your specific area and collaborate with product owners to build project backlog items with clear acceptance criteria
  • Analyse changes being made and build test cases that provide appropriate test coverage
  • Work to improve the capability and processes of the Quality Engineering team by suggesting and supporting improvements, sharing knowledge and driving gold standard software testing practices


We’d love you to have:

  • Significant Test automation experience with Java and Selenium
  • Experience of executing and checking both automated and manual testing and defect management
  • Experience testing distributed, scalable, and highly available systems
  • Experience of testing software in cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar
  • BDD experience and ability to write and break down user stories
  • An understanding of the wider Quality role required in order to improve quality across the full project delivery lifecycle and drive continuous improvement
  • Exposure to agile, SCRUM & Dev Ops delivery model
  • Collaboration tools: JIRA/ Confluence.

Additional Information

Why choose us?

This is your opportunity to be at the forefront of our game-changing journey and be part of something truly special! And to top it off, here are some perks to life at esure…

  • A competitive salary that recognises your skills and potential
  • A bonus scheme that celebrates your contribution to esure’s success
  • Discounts on our insurance products, for you and your family
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 flex days to be taken as and when suits you
  • Benefits just for you: our hub – My Benefits Box – is loaded with perks to choose from, so you can build a personal toolkit to support your health, wellbeing, lifestyle, and finances.
  • Grow your career with us: whatever your goals, we’ll support you with hands-on training, mentoring, a LinkedIn Learning licence, access to our exclusive Academies, regular career conversations, and expert partner resources from the likes of Women in Data and Women in Tech.
  • Join our communities: our networks give you the chance to connect, learn and share with like-minded colleagues across the business – for work and play. So, it’s no surprise our people consistently rate ‘making friends at work’ one of the highest scorers in our colleague engagement survey
  • More flexibility for you: we’re a proud supporter of the ABI’s Make Flexible Work campaign and welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need, whether it’s part time, job sharing, or compressed hours. Our hybrid working approach also puts you in the driving seat of how and where you do your best work.
  • Live a healthy lifestyle: we offer lots of support, so you feel like the best version of yourself – like specialist advice through our employee assistance programme, wellbeing classes, access to the My Health Advantage app, our Big Team Challenge, and learning sessions on topics like menopause.
  • A helping hand to do your bit for a greener and safer world: driving good in the world couldn’t be more important to us. That’s why we encourage colleagues to use volunteering days to support their local communities and have lots of initiatives to help you live a greener lifestyle.
  • Everyday appreciation: praise from your colleagues means the world! Our social recognition tool makes it easy to give colleagues the praise they deserve, and you could even be shortlisted for a company-wide ACE Award.

We understand some people may not apply for jobs unless they tick every box. If you are excited about joining us and think you have some of what we are looking for, even if you’re not 100% sure we would love to hear from you.

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