Automation Engineer - Financial Services PZ

BAE Systems.
26 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Job Type
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
As the market-leading provider of innovative financial crime and compliance solutions, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence helps global financial institutions to take intelligent action, control defences and evolve strategies against fraud, money laundering and other types of financial crime. With clients in over 100 countries, spanning four continents, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence counts seven of the world's top ten banks among its growing family of clients.
Today, we have over 3,000 staff in 26 offices serving clients across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our people apply intelligence to protect and enhance national and organisational assets so that they can grow and prosper - from improving the health and efficiency of leading corporations to protecting critical infrastructures, safeguarding vulnerable people and catching criminals.
New opportunities and risks are emerging and converging... every day. Come and be part of our team and make a real difference…
We are now looking for a Automation Engineer to join our expanding team.
About the Role:
  • Demonstrate the ability to acquire new skills and put these to effective use.
  • Provide accurate estimates for quality assurance tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Fully assess the quality impact of changes on existing product code.
  • Take the initiative and assume ownership for tasks or problems.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills 
What you will be doing:
  • Working within an AGILE Scrum team environment and bringing test practice expertise and a strong quality focused ethos in to the Sprint delivery cycles .
  • Creating and maintaining test scripts using JIRA/Zephyr, and test data, in line with product functionality.
  • Executing functional and non-functional (manual and automated) tests of web-based J2EE applications.
  • Installing and configuring test environments using a WebSphere, or similar, Application Server set up.
  • Creating and maintaining automated test scripts/tools using Selenium based technologies.
  • Preparing and maintaining test plans for use on automated testing tools.
  • Raising defects and working with developers to ensure efficient resolution.
  • Providing feedback to the development team and ensure the work is carried out in accordance with the schedule and the quality requirements.
  • Being pro-active in helping to improve the testing process.
  • Testing of high volume transactional systems.
Skills and Experience:
  • Experience using/knowledge of structured programming languages
  • Experience of unit/system/performance/integration testing
  • Experience with Selenium or similar test automation tool kits.
  • Experience with working within AGILE team structures and working within an establish test automation framework.
  • 2:1 (or equivalent) degree in a technical discipline such as Software Engineering or computer science. Alternatively, a post graduate qualification in a relevant technical discipline, with a business or science related primary degree.
  • Good client focus and pride in delivery
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Technologies - Java, JavaScript
Databases - Oracle, DB2 (or other relational databases), SQL
Tools - GIT, Jenkins
Behaviour Driven Development/Test Driven Development - Cucumber or equivalent
Application Servers - JBoss, WebSphere
Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.
Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.
Division Overview: Commercial Solutions
BAE Systems has been in the business of protecting some of the world's most important assets and networks for over 100 years. We apply the same techniques, intelligence and strategy used in defending nations and governments to businesses as well.  That's us - Commercial Solutions - a division of BAE Systems that specializes in providing businesses around the globe with the products and services they need to stay protected in today's connected world.

We offer a broad portfolio of on premise, managed and cloud-based products and services that are proven to protect our clients against financial crime and persistent cyber attackers. 
We aim to be a global industry-leading, cyber and financial crime products business and will do this by leveraging the BAE Systems brand and by delivering higher grade security solutions for our clients.

Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now and be inspired.