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Automation Test Engineer


Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business

IT, Cyber Security


Hammersmith - Griffin House Hammersmith Road

Job ID 00028225

About the role

External Job Posting Description

As an Automation Test Engineer, youll have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, ever evolving, fun and friendly environment. It’ll be your job to ensure smooth test processes and that testing frameworks are robust and reliable. 

You'll be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and issues on newly developed features as well as confirming the stability of established systems. In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and good communication skills. 

Ideally, you'll have a background in test automation at a UI and API level and have been working within an Agile and Angular stack environment.  

So that's what you'll get up to, but what about us? 

Well, we're super proud of our history, helping communities to stay connected with oodles of top-notch products and services. We offer the full works – broadband, TV, mobile and landline – equipping our customers out with the very latest tech.  

But it's not just what we do, but why we do it that really matters.  

Our mission is to become the most recommended brand, by our people and our customers. A massive part of that journey is about how we ensure that our brilliant people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. For us, it's critical that every single person can bring, and be, their whole selves at work, and we're working hard every day to achieve this.  

Tell me more, tell me more… 

Working in a collaborative team, you'll work with multiple partners across the business including development partners/vendors to improve the overall testing cycle as well as ensuring accurate test environments and infrastructures are in place and kept up to date. 

It is your responsibility to assist with tests plan articulation, planning and the management of the testing events cycle and promote best practice in Quality assurance and testing. On top of this we want you to build robust and flexible tests, balancing automation, and manual exploratory testing to help make product engineering as scalable and risk free as possible. 

The must haves: 

  • Examples of performing automation testing at UI and API level.
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience with Cypress.
  • Hands-on background working in an Agile environment
  • Proven experience with using Javascript and Angular.
  • Evidence of an awareness of security risks within software engineering patterns.

Other stuff we're looking for: 

  • An understanding of DevOps principles 
  • Exposure to a range of testing tools including Percy, and Postman. 

What's in it for you? 

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.  

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.  

{*We're also open to chatting about part time or adjusted working (so don't be worried to ask the question).*}  

If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits include:  

  • 25 days' annual leave, plus UK bank holidays.  
  • A defined contribution pension scheme, run by Fidelity, matched up to 10%.  
  • Access to wellbeing benefits such as the Unmind App, personal medical cover (which you can opt to upgrade to cover loved ones) and critical illness cover.  
  • {Season ticket loans}. 
  • Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself.  
  • The option to buy and sell up to 5 days leave, to suit your personal needs.  

Next Steps 

If you think you've got some amazing skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include {*outline what the process is likely to include*}. 

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. 

Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.  

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