Senior Test Engineer

The job in a nutshell

Would you like the opportunity to work in a innovative technology role and have the opportunity to work as part of a team that is major disruptor in the energy market?  Are you interested in building architecture technology platforms that will integrate with some of the biggest names in the retail energy sector, delivering technological and commercial innovation to the market and our partners?

You’ll be pleased to know that GoCo Group have an exciting Senior Test Engineer opportunity for an experienced and high performing technology expert to undertake a pivotal role in our AutoSave business, becoming integral to the growth of a strategic arm of GoCo group.

GoCo Group are market leading in the Auto-savings space, allowing us to deliver on our mission of helping customers save time and money with their household bills.  We’re continuing to grow all of our teams and the success of our Auto-Savings services relies on the technological influence we have in place.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Experience of test analysis and automation in delivery focused tech environments using tools such as Junit, Linux, Selenium, Jest, REST API, BDD, Cucumber/Gherkin, web, html, css and javascript.
  • Ability to update an existing BDD test framework using cucumber
  • Create and run performance testing and validate compliance with non functional requirements.
  • Developing BDD integration tests that are run on a dedicated QA environment and managed using Jenkins or similar tools.
  • Create on the fly test and deployment scripts in shell and python
  • Knowledge of AWS components such as EC2 instances, Data pipelines, S3, CloudFormation, API Gateways, Lambdas, SQS, SNS, SES, Cognito.
  • Deploying code changes to the live production environment
  • Proficient with tools such as IntelliJ, Postman, GIT, Jenkins, Cloudwatch, Kibana, Zeppelin, Puppet and Docker
  • Using AWS Athena and SQL to query data stored in AWS.
  • Knowledge using NoSQL JSON databases such as Dynamo DB and relational databases such as Postgres,
  • Knowledge in Agile methodologies by attending agile ceremonies such as stand-ups, retros, refinement sessions and planning meetings. 

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Acts as the principal gate keeper for functional quality changes pushed to production
  • Supports the delivery of products to ensure quality in line with defined process and policy (e.g. test analysis and sizing, test strategy and test execution)
  • Produces clear and concise documentation to support software applications
  • Prepares, plans and delivers software demonstrations to stakeholders at all levels
  • Works with other areas of Tech to continuously improve processes through automation and operational improvements
  • Implements test solutions in key business domains and uses data to drive decision-making
  • Explores new opportunities opened up by new technologies and actively champions the adoption
  • Facilitates technical discussions across teams and departments
  • Proactively contributes to, develops and maintains test process and policy
  • Supports the product owner in defining acceptance criteria's for technical user stories

Who you’ll be working with

  • Leads the design, build and testing of applications, ensuring a consistently high level of quality in development output
  • Works with wider Tech teams to ensure everyone works towards one vision
  • Works with Delivery / Product Managers to help shape backlogs and deliver timely roadmap features

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after an outstanding utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings excellent energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

Look After My Bills is a leading automated energy savings service. The free service cuts customers’ gas and electricity bills without them having to do a thing. Customers sign up once and Look After My Bills seeks to get them the best deal they can from an energy supplier they trust with good customer service. When that deal ends they automatically switch customers on to another.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.


GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
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Up to £65,000 plus benefits (Flexible working, bonus etc.)



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Closing date:

9th October 2020

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