Carnival UK

Test Engineer

Job ID 5520 Date posted 17/03/2023 Date closes 02/04/2023 City SOUTHAMPTON State HAMPSHIRE Country United Kingdom Job Type Full Time

Job Description

We recognise the value in having people with a variety of backgrounds, experience and skills in our business. That means the role requirements here should be seen as a guide, not a checklist. If you have more, less or different experiences, but really relevant skills, we’d love to hear from you.

We work flexibly and will support you to find a healthy balance of remote working and time in our fantastic Southampton office, collaborating, taking part in events and developing the social connections that make working with us so rewarding. We welcome the opportunity to discuss reduced hours and job share arrangements.

The role:

As a Test Engineer at Carnival UK, you will be required to work with other Test Team members, project stakeholders & suppliers in order to deliver quality changes to Production. You will test a suite of software applications that are in use in our head office and cruise ships around the world.

This role will include:

  • Manual & Automation test scripting, maintenance and execution experience using wide range of toolset for functional and non-functional testing.
  • Working in Waterfall & Agile delivery for on-prem infrastructure and cloud solutions like AWS/Azure.
  • Knowledge of SDLC, Dev-ops principles, tools, and techniques
  • Planning & progressing test activities within broad professional guidelines & organisational policy
  • Working in a team as well as independently
  • This is an automation tester role, but candidate will be supporting manual testing as required.
  • The test engineer should adept in setting up automation frameworks from the scratch

Our role categories range from CUK15 (entry level) to CUK1 (Brand President) so you can clearly see internal development opportunities. This role is a CUK09 and is offered on a full-time permanent position, with at least two days based in our Southampton office.

About You

Fresh ideas and different perspectives are what excite us most and help us to succeed. We’d expect a candidate to have a minimum of 3-4 years automation experience. Essential to this role you will need:

  • Mandatory Skills -
    • ISQTB Foundation Certificate
    • Working knowledge of automation testing in Desktop, Web, API, mobile and mainframe applications in Selenium as well as a number of the following frameworks - Protractor, Cypress, Appium, TestCafe, Cucumber, Chai, Jest, Mocha, Jasmine, Junit, TestNG, Maven, Applitools etc.
    • Cloud test automation experience in technologies like AWS, GCP, Azure.
    • CI CD/DevOps: Jenkins, GitLab, SonarQube, Chef, Ansible, Docker Containers, Kubernetes, Node JS, NPM, or similar
    • Integrating automation suite with Jira, TestRail, etc.
  • Good to have -
    • Non-functional testing experience in JMeter, Blazemeter, Gatling, ZAP, or similar.
    • Service Now ATF skills
    • ISTQB Certified Tester - Test Automation Engineer
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant experience.
  • An appetite to learn, be a self-starter and take initiative when necessary.
  • Follow Carnival ‘Cultural Essentials’ including being a positive thinker with a can-do attitude.

Being part of our team has its advantages…

We’re a holiday company so we know there’s more to life than work. Our comprehensive range of benefits are designed to help support your personal and financial health and wellbeing.

  • A warm welcome with full support settling in
  • Home and office-based hybrid working (minimum two office days)
  • Regular office events including live entertainment, lifestyle events and charity partner fundraisers
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities
  • Minimum 25 days leave, bank holiday allowance and holiday trading scheme
  • Annual bonus
  • Employee-led networks
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing programmes
  • Recognition scheme with prizes and awards
  • Employee Discounted Cruising plus Friends and Family offers
  • Contributory Defined Contribution Pension scheme
  • In-house Occupational Health support and access to digital GP
  • Life Assurance
  • Parental and adoption leave
  • Employee Shares Plan
  • Electric Car and Cycle to Work schemes
  • Onsite restaurant offering range of healthy cooked and grab and go meals
  • Discounted retail and leisure via discounts portal

About Us

Holidays are one of life’s greatest pleasures. Having the chance to relax, escape and explore is a magical thing. And there is no better holiday than a cruise.

No one knows cruising like Carnival UK, where talented people from across the globe come together to create unforgettable holiday happiness. As part of the world’s largest holiday travel and leisure company, we take enormous pride in bringing to life two of the most iconic brands from Britain’s rich seafaring heritage, P&O Cruises and Cunard. Collectively they have been delivering unbridled joy, boundless adventure and lifelong memories to millions of people for over 350 years. And in a multi-million pound global holiday market, where cruising has barely scratched the surface, we have the opportunity to do that for many, many more people.

Our diverse yet tight knit teams share high standards, heartfelt values and passion for our purpose. Our Culture Essentials describe the expectations we have for ourselves and of each other, in building a culture that supports safe, sustainable, compliant operations and celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion.

It’s through the successful delivery of these extraordinary travel experiences for our target markets and our distinctive culture, that we hope to become Travel’s Employer of Choice.

To keep everyone on board fit and well, colleagues who visit or work on our ships must be fully vaccinated, including boosters. We’re reviewing this requirement regularly.

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