HoneyComb Watermark

Senior Developer in Test / Software Engineer

£70000 - £85000 per annum + 10% | London, England | Permanent

Senior Developer in Test | JavaScript | Cypress | React Test Library | Shift Left | London | £70,000 - £85,000 | 10% Bonus

Method Resourcing work with some of the biggest names in the tech industry, but this has to be one of the biggest yet. We're working with one of the largest information providers in the world, who has 80 years of heritage behind them providing advanced data analytics and market research to some of the biggest brands known globally. Our client is spinning up a couple of new squads and is now looking for 2 Senior Software Developer's in Test to join their extraordinary engineering team, this isn't your traditional SDET role. This position is closer to the original definition laid out by Microsoft, where we're looking for Software Engineer's who's fantastic at coding, however specialist in quality and is able to consult with developers and empower developers to write better tests by providing them with the right tools, frameworks and guidance.

The successful Senior Developer in Test will have the following experience:

  • Solid programming experience in JavaScript, TypeScript or React - this is a non-negotiable
  • Writing production ready code
  • Strong TDD understanding and knows why it's important to follow
  • Understanding of Static Analysis - nice to have
  • Pairing with Developers and SRE Engineers - yes you get involved in monitoring and logging tools too
  • Confident with running whiteboard sessions, pairing with developers, commenting on pull or merger requests
  • Loves to solve test problems
  • You can create your own repository
  • Is able to update YAML files
  • Has an ability to think outside the box and write broader code
  • Experience working in Agile shift left test approach - knows why this is beneficial
  • Other Tech: Cypress, Percy, GraphQL, GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform


  • 10% Bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance
  • Pensions 7%
  • Professional development scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • Gym Membership
  • Tax Free Childcare
  • Part time remote working post covid
  • Flexible working hours

DISCLAIMER: This is not your traditional SDET role and is more aligned to the original definition laid out by Microsoft, we're looking for Software Engineers who are specialist in quality. If you just loved writing tests with Cypress this isn't the right role for you. Our client is currently migrating their Cypress test to React Test Library which is the future of their testing. Our client is moving towards a quality associate model rather than quality assurance.

If you like big data, solving big problems, working on a flagship product that enable's clients to make confident business decision then please apply today.

Please send your CV to Jack Cole or call 01179331816. Or 07876804630

Senior Developer in Test | JavaScript | Cypress | React Test Library | Shift Left | London | £70,000 - £85,000 | 10% Bonus

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