Software Development Engineer in Test

Allica Bank

Allica Bank

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

About Allica Bank

Allica is the UK’s fastest growing company - and the fastest-growing financial technology (fintech) firm ever. Our purpose is to help established SMEs, one of the last major underserved opportunities in fintech. Established SMEs are the backbone of local communities - representing over a third of our economy - yet have been largely neglected both by traditional high street banks and modern fintech providers

Role Description

As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you must be vocal in your approach and apply best practices to everything in regard to testing. You’ll act as a voice to ensure we’re constantly improving the reliability of our customer journeys and build bridges to create a “shift left” mindset in both your mission squad and alongside your counterparts across engineering. You will share your passion and experience with others and encourage a sharing and caring culture as well as supporting less experienced teammates to grow and develop. You will help to define what good quality testing entails, plan out your execution with your peers, and continuously iterate your approach.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Be vocal in your opinions and approach to testing with the ability to shift engineering mindsets.
  • Encourage and train engineers to write better tests, especially E2E tests.
  • Create Test Automations, including creation & management of test scenarios, documentation, and coding tests.
  • Set up environment for testing applications across channels like Web, Mobile and Desktop as well as backend applications involving large scale data migration.
  • Create & manage automation reports and regularly communicate to the team.
  • Work with engineering and platform teams for deployments, monitor for errors and help to resolve any issues that occur.

Required Skills

  • At least 5 years commercial experience
  • Hands-on coding in either JavaScript or Java/Kotlin, primarily for E2E tests and Integration testing.
  • Experience with Cypress, Selenium, Jest, Espresso & Appium.
  • Designing test cases within a framework.
  • Gathering test data requirements and automating the generation of the data
  • Configuring Continuous Delivery pipelines to automate quality assured code from commit to production
  • Understanding defects identified and managing them through to resolution, keeping the relevant stakeholder informed
  • Ability to produce, document and code test scenarios & test cases.
  • Experience of working on Agile + DevOps process management methodology.
  • Experience in using one or more of RestAssured, SuperTest, Postman, Swagger.
  • Ability to find bottlenecks & thresholds in existing code with the help of automation tools.
  • Experience in using API testing frameworks aligned to defined specifications.
  • Good understanding of various testing methodologies and categories.
  • Experience in Performance testing frameworks and the ability to design performance tests.
  • Experience in other scripting languages, like Shell, Python etc.
  • Experience with some of the following tools:, Jenkins, CircleCI, TeamCity, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, JMeter, Gatling.
  • Experience in Azure Tech Stack or equivalent cloud providers such as GCP or AWS.


  • A passion for new technology and a desire to continually learn and grow as a quality engineer.
  • Hands-on development experience in one or more of the following languages: Java, C#, Python, JavaScript.
  • A keen interest to learn DevOps processes facilitating Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines.
  • Working knowledge of modern architecture patterns e.g., microservices, containerisation.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • A strong interest in implementing automation frameworks that cover API, web, and mobile applications.

Don’t tick every box?

Don’t worry if you don’t have all the skills or requirements listed on the job description. If you think you’ll be a good fit, we’d still love to hear from you!

Flexible working

We know the ‘9-to-5’ isn’t right for everyone. That’s why Allica Bank is fully committed to flexible and hybrid working. Please let us know what is best for you and, if we can, we will do our best to accommodate.


We’re a diverse bunch here at Allica, with all kinds of experiences, backgrounds, and lifestyles. Our openness and differences make us stronger, and we want everybody to feel comfortable bringing as much of themselves to work with them as they like.

Working at Allica India Technology Services Private Limited

At Allica we want to ensure our employees have the right tools and

environment in which to succeed in their role and in support of our customers.

Our employees are at the heart of everything we do, so our benefits are designed with you in mind:

  • Full onboarding support and continued development opportunities
  • Options for flexible working
  • Regular social activities
  • Private Medical Insurance - fully comprehensive cover for the employee and dependants
  • 22 days paid leave/ annual leave per year, excluding National & Festival holidays
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life assurance (30 Laks)
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave