Full-Time

Lead Test Engineer

Posted on 5/14/2024

Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides 100% renewable electricity solutions

Data & Analytics
Energy

Senior

Manchester, UK

Required Skills
Python
JavaScript
UI/UX Design
Software Testing
Git
Docker
JIRA
Jenkins
Asana
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven, successful professional experience in a similar role (automated testing of web applications and scientific applications)
  • Hands-on and analytical approach to work
  • Curious, eager to learn
  • Initiative spirit, self-organized and attention to detail
  • High analytical capabilities to solve complex issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (French and English)
  • Technical Skills: Cypress, Jenkins, Javascript, Python 3, Docker, Knowledge of Linux environments, Linux shell scripting, Git, Asana or Jira
Responsibilities
  • Design/propose Kraken Grid wide standards for test automation per application architecture and/or programming language
  • Support shift-left approach by fostering an approach comprising unit, integration and end-to-end test levels
  • Select unit test libraries per programming language, create reusable utility functions
  • Create standard framework for API testing
  • Create standard framework for end-to-end (UI) testing with reusable utility classes
  • Create reusable API mocking solutions to test systems in isolation from out-of-scope services
  • Create reusable test data ingestion solutions
  • Define test environment lifecycle
  • Automated execution (CI/CD pipelines) and publication of results/evidences
  • Integration with project management solutions for traceability
  • Document solutions and hold training sessions to onboard new project teams

Octopus Energy provides 100% renewable electricity sourced from solar, wind, and water, offering smart tariffs for smart meters, including intelligent electric vehicle charging and off-peak electricity options. The company is dedicated to advancing transformative technologies to drive renewable energy adoption and reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

$2.5B

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

6%