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REQ ID: 94441
JOB TITLE: Mobile Software Engineer In Test
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/10/2022
LOCATION: Manchester
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.



A Mobile Software Engineer in Test with a passion for quality, and proven experience of automated software testing, is required for a variety of digital projects being delivered for Jaguar Land Rover in Manchester. We are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving and automation-first testing.


Would you thrive in an exciting, dynamic and creative start-up environment, but also enjoy the security, resources and influence of an established and successful organisation? Would you excel within a world-class and passionate team that loves what they do? Are you passionate about mentoring and sharing your skills with fellow software engineers in test?


You will form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process in a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to help support and grow a new software development capability within Jaguar Land Rover.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


Reporting to the Principal Software Test Engineer and working closely with other multi-disciplined engineers, you will be a valued member of the Global Digital Development Centre team, consistently delivering to challenging business objectives, with a focus on testability, robustness, security and performance for exciting new projects. You will work on real projects alongside experienced engineers and will be expected to advocate testing within a team as well as contributing to process improvements across testing.




A Mobile Software Engineer in Test should have experience in automated software testing in an agile and DevOps culture, with deep knowledge of the STLC and a real passion for quality. Previous involvement in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle, a passion for advocating test across a multi-disciplined team and excellent verbal and written communication skills are ideal for success within this position.


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience




· Experience of automation testing native mobile applications in multi-disciplinary teams

· Experience in implementing mobile test strategies for faster feedback loops and to improve testing outcomes

· Strong programming skills and experience with an OO language such as Python or JavaScript

· Experience with Appium and cross device testing on iOS and Android platforms

· Experience of testing APIs and relational database technologies such as MySQL or similar

· Experience of implementing and using cloud based device farms

· Experienced advocate for practices such as Test-Driven Development and Pair Programming

· Experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab)

· Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques




· Experience in BDD and creating tests using Gherkin syntax

· Experience working with observability and monitoring tools such as Firebase or similar

· Experience of non-functional testing in a mobile environment


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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