Remote - UK
Advertising Salary
Up to £500

About The Role

We are a growing people centric Consumer Finance business, who are expanding our QA/Test team by appointing a fully remote Performance Test Engineer.

We’re offering a Performance Test Engineer the opportunity to further embed our quality focused approach to software development across our critical business transformation and cross-business change projects, and ultimately support the development of our cutting edge FinTech organisation.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for quality, community building and mentoring to remotely lead testing within a delivery team. In addition, you’ll be hands-on in designing and implementing test strategies for web and mobile applications. In addition, you'll have a strong understanding of understanding of the Modern Testing Principles with experience of session based exploratory testing. 

This is a fantastic home-based position for someone seeking work life balance too, and an excellent opportunity to join a highly Agile team of Developers, Testers and Designers who are focused on delivering high-quality customer-centric products and services. You’ll find a dynamic environment and a highly supportive and people first culture that enables new ideas.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Promote quality culture across the SDLC and champion a whole team testing approach
  • Deliver and support all Performance test activities for your delivery team as appropriate, ensuring the business and technical requirements for change are thoroughly understood
  • Lead and actively participate in all aspects of the SDLC, championing Agile ways of working, and proactively contribute to all events
  • Mentor others in understanding system architecture and testability for production & pre-production environments, and supporting systems used to apply changes
  • Help identify and implement the use of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, and test automation to continuously improve quality and Lead Time
  • Encourage team collaboration on test and release process improvements, assessing suitability and defining implementation where appropriate
  • Monitor QA activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identify areas of improvement
  • Identifying barriers/resistance to quality changes

About You

  • We’re looking for an excellent communicator and experienced Performance Test Engineer who is enthusiastic to work in an Agile environment. Someone, who is quality focused with a modern testing perspective, able to pick up new techniques and enjoys keeping up to date with advances in mobile/web technologies and how they can be applied to projects.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrable experience operating in a variety of software delivery frameworks, including Scrum
  • Demonstrable experience of defining and executing performance testing
  • Demonstrable experience of testing AWS infrastructure
  • Demonstrable experience leading the test activities on their workstreams
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible in approach and positive about change
  • Strong attention to detail, combined with an appreciation of the wider picture
  • Broad knowledge of a variety of current test and release tools
  • An appreciation of test automation techniques
  • Strong AWS knowledge
  • Relevant certifications from respected institutions
  • Experience of working in the financial sector

About Us

Shelby Finance Ltd is a subsidiary of Morses Club and is a forward thinking FinTech organisation who offer financial products through our brands, Dot Dot Loans, an online loans service and U Account, a digital online bank account, helping customers analyse spend, set spending budgets, whilst earn cashback. We are a business that thrives on innovation: we like working with people who get excited about digital products and innovative technologies who share the same vision; to deliver online financial products for our customers that ensures they are informed to make the right decisions and treated fairly.

If you feel you’re the right candidate for the role as our Performance Test Engineer, click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

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