Lead Quality Engineer - Automation - Remote

London, UK

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Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
Our culture & values:
We'd describe our culture as human, friendly, engaging, supportive, agile and super collaborative.
At Xero, our five values underpin everything we do: from the way we work, to how we delight and deliver to our customers.
Our values are: #Human #Ownership #Team #Challenge and #Beautiful. They create our special culture and the ‘Xero way’ that we want to foster and maintain as we scale and grow at speed. They're integral to our brand and resonate outside Xero through our ecosystem and ultimately our customers.
Whilst our engineering team are spread across the UK and work remotely, we truly make up for this with the social interaction and 'team' environment that we create.
As a permanent remote worker at Xero we want to ensure you are getting the same #beautiful employee experience as our in-office Xero’s. Permanent remote Xero’s will benefit from a virtual ergonomic work assessment and funding to assist with the improvement of your at home work setup. Xero will also fund up to 4 trips a year to your most relevant region Xero office. You are part of our #team and we want to see you thrive!
How you’ll make an impact;
As part of ongoing growth, you’ll be the lead for championing quality within our ever expanding software engineering function. Our goal is to ensure that quality is a team responsibility at Xero, and part of your role will be to help lead, advise and coach the team on development approaches and testing strategies to promote quality as well as a contributing  member on test automation, frameworks and strategies. 
You'll focus on helping to create sustainable, quality development processes, contribute towards automation, development and DevOps tasks whilst continually learning and sharing your knowledge with the wider team (.Net Core/C#/React.js stack).
Our team, and you
You’ll have previous experience of operating at a Lead level where you have been involved in advising, coaching and sharing your expertise with other Quality Engineers and wider engineering teams. You will have top notch analysis and testing skills with broad test automation platform knowledge and strong coding skills. The successful candidate will have previous experience in web testing, agile, DevOps and CI/CD environments. You'll have a strong background in a range of testing frameworks, automation tools and previous coding skills in some of: C#, .Net, Python, JavaScript.
What makes a great team? A Diverse Team!
We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

A snapshot of some of the things you'll get:

  • ­Top-spec HP Z-book
  • ­Highly Competitive Salary
  • Employee Share Plan (Own a part of Xero)
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays (plus an extra 3 days over the Xmas period!)
  • 10 days Wellbeing Leave (for sickness, emergencies and taking a mental health break)
  • Company Pension Scheme (matched contributions up to 4.5%)
  • A range of Wellbeing initiatives
  • Remote & Flexible Working
  • And lots more!
Why Xero?
At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package with benefits that support a range of lifestyle choices and requirements  and the opportunity to participate in Xero’s success through our Long Term Incentive scheme. Xero has rapidly expanding offices in London, Milton Keynes and Manchester and our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development. 
Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident committed. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.
Job region(s): Europe
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