Technical Test Engineering Lead



Listed on

22nd April





  • Job Identification210502392
  • Job CategorySoftware Engineering
  • Business UnitCorporate Sector
  • Posting Date20/03/2024, 15:12
  • Locations 25 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London, Greater London, E14 5JP, GB
  • Job ScheduleFull time
  • Job ShiftDay


Technical Test Engineering Lead

We know that people want great value combined with an excellent experience from a bank they can trust, so we launched our digital bank, Chase UK, to revolutionise mobile banking with seamless journeys that our customers love. We're already trusted by millions in the US and we're quickly catching up in the UK - but how we do things here is a little different. We're building the bank of the future from scratch, channelling our start-up mentality every step of the way - meaning you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact. 

As a Technical Test Engineering Lead at JPMorgan Chase within the International Consumer Bank, you will be a part of a flat-structure organization. Your responsibilities are to deliver end-to-end cutting-edge solutions in the form of cloud-native microservices architecture applications leveraging the latest technologies and the best industry practices. You are expected to be involved in the design and architecture of the solutions while also focusing on the entire SDLC lifecycle stages.

Our Test Engineering team is at the heart of this venture, focused on getting smart ideas into the hands of our customers. We're looking for people who have a curious mindset, thrive in collaborative squads, and are passionate about new technology. By their nature, our people are also solution-oriented, commercially savvy and have a head for fintech. We work in tribes and squads that focus on specific products and projects - and depending on your strengths and interests, you'll have the opportunity to move between them. 

While we're looking for professional skills, culture is just as important to us. We understand that everyone's unique - and that diversity of thought, experience and background is what makes a good team, great. By bringing people with different points of view together, we can represent everyone and truly reflect the communities we serve. This way, there's scope for you to make a huge difference - on us as a company, and on our clients and business partners around the world

This is a hands-on opportunity that can help our teams deliver enhanced quality by ensuring the delivery of effective and efficiency test strategies and automation within a green-field initiatives. We leverage the latest technologies and leading industry practices to deliver an end-to-end cutting-edge solution to our clients.

As a Technical Test Engineering Lead you will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical quality and testing engineering leadership, cross-functional coordination, and inter/intra team communications to deliver outstanding quality 
  • Work closely with all teams across the business to get high-quality products and features through the software delivery lifecycle (build, test, and release on time)
  • Take responsibility for identifying key risks and working with multiple teams to define an overall test strategy
  • Communicating to a wide range of stakeholders and client teams, aligning them to the test strategy/plan and ensuring shared understanding of desired outcomes.
  • Working with (and leading) teams in multiple locations in different time zones, review code PRs from the wider team
  • Being part of a tribe as the point of contact for quality and test engineering chapter
  • Responsible for the quality and testing engineering improvement roadmap for the tribe
  • Working with and across tribes/chapters to deliver test strategies and improvements
  • Co-ordinate and lead tribe test resources
  • Automating tests and building sufficient and meaningful test coverage
  • Developing from scratch or contributing to existing testing frameworks and test infrastructure 
  • Development and optimisation of test automated within CI/CD pipelines
  • Help to define and use software quality data to identify risks to delivery
  • Championing a quality and test assist mindset across unit, integration, functional, non-functional testing
  • Developing metrics and trend analysis for testing activities
  • Triaging, analysing, and debugging issues and driving issues resolution with the team
  • Initiating and completing test escape and root cause analysis, testing lessons learned
  • Recommending test process improvements and defect prevention actions 
  • Contributing to the wider quality improvement initiatives and technical radar

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in defining test strategies for complex systems
  • Strong and recent hands-on professional experience (actively coding) working as a software developer in test. 

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Strong programming skills in Java (additional experience in Javascript is a bonus)
  • Experience building and optimizing testing frameworks, tools, and automation
  • Test automation using BDD practices using supporting test automation frameworks 
  • Mobile test automation using tools such as Cucumber, Appium, and Detox desirable
  • Mobile application and mobile browser testing on physical devices and simulators running on both iOS and Android platforms desirable
  • Back-end test automation experience using REST Assured, HTTP clients, libraries for working with JSON files and other tools relevant for test automation of APIs desirable
  • Understanding of distributed systems and experience working with cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure) desirable.
  • Experience with containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.) desirable
  • Experience with (incl. setting up and troubleshooting) CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with non-functional testing e.g. accessibility, performance testing etc.
  • Clean coding and adherence to the software engineering best practices (DRY, SOLID, etc.) with a focus on scalable and maintainable test execution infrastructure


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J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.


Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we're setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

Contact Name: Sean Provins

Reference: TJ/10664/210502392

Job ID: 3319640

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