Test Engineer
Arcadia Group Limited
Greater London
15d ago


The Software Engineering community are responsible for creating world class software solutions that empowers our staff to perform at the best of their ability and ensures our customers have the best possible retail experience.

The Engineers work within a clear framework of accountability, exercising substantial personal responsibility and autonomy.

They take initiative to keep skills up to date, mentor colleagues, maintain an awareness of developments in the industry, and advise on scope and options for continuous operational improvement.

As a Software Engineer in Test you will possess a deep understanding and passion for making sure software ships at the highest level of quality.

We want to ensure that defects are captured as early in the build / configuration phases as possible. To achieve this you will use your skills and expertise as a manual tester plus pro-

actively work towards increasing our test automation coverage.


  • Work closely with other software engineers and software engineers in test to build and deliver high volume, secure, defect free and resilient software ensuring that velocity and NFR’s are pro-
  • actively considered and measured

  • Constantly work to improve the code / scenarios under test KPI’s
  • Understand both waterfall and Agile development approaches and adapt tests appropriately
  • Promote good software engineering practices (e.g. ensuring high unit test coverage, defensive / performant and secure code, zero defect software etc)
  • Pro-actively seek out what’s going on in the technology industry and promote a culture of continuous learning
  • Fully own your software stack by participating in implementation and post-implementation activities
  • Ensure the software created by the team meets the needs of the business
  • Work under general direction, using discretion in identifying and resolving complex problems and assignments
  • Contribute to technical documentation ensuring it is produced and maintained
  • Provide technical / application support as required (which may be out of hours)
  • Write clear, maintainable tests and test automation code that will scale across a number of projects and distributed development teams.

  • Excellent understanding of TDD and BDD concepts
  • Work in a cross functional team taking collective responsibility for the team’s technical deliverables and quality.
  • Degree educated (or similar level of qualification)
  • Software testing experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven experience of working in teams in the successful delivery of complex, highly performing and high quality software systems
  • Proven experience of working with business stakeholders, Product Owners and Business Analysts to analyse requirements, develop ideas and design solutions

  • Highly creative, pro-active, enthusiastic, conscientious, detail oriented self-starter
  • You respond rather than react
  • Strong coding skills using JavaScript, Selium / WebDriverIO, Node.js, Cypress, Angular.js
  • Soap UI, Postman, Jmeter
  • Jenkins, Git, CI release pipelines
  • Jira and Confluence
  • Understanding of non-functional requirements, performance testing and security testing
  • Keep up to date on in the industry, continuously improve on and blog about areas of technology interest
  • Ability to influence team and specialist peers internally
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to present complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Able to demonstrate creativity and innovation in applying solutions for the benefit of the customer / stake-holder.

  • Early finish Fridays during Summer!
  • 25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
  • Stunning London offices with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
  • Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
  • Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
  • Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
  • Events to support our diverse range of charities
  • We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted

    You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous.

    Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success.

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

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