Test Engineer

Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology

AXA is embarking on its most radical and ambitious change programme in the history of its Healthcare business. Driven by a changing UK health landscape, the growth in the (preventative) Wellbeing sector, and the need for radical simplification, we’ll be uniting several businesses under one powerful brand ‘AXA Heath’. We have some really excitng opportunities for you to join us on our journey.  Working as part of an agile team, as a Test Engineer you'll be working to build our next generation of applications. With an extensive focus on automation and code quality, you will work with automated test packs and release pipelines to ensure a highly efficient and quality product is shipped to users. This role is all about using your expertise, coupled with research to work with our product owners to develop ideas, test them and foster a culture of continious improvement.  

Our mission is to ‘empower people to be the best version of themselves’ with a wide range of new, market leading, app-based wellbeing and integrated medical (insurance) services. Underneath the surface of our new business, we have the need to become a data, analytics and technology enabled leader to power our Health ambitions. At AXA we’re adopting a Hybrid way of working, empowering our people to balance their time between home and our Tunbridge Wells office in a way that works best for them, their team and our customers.

What you'll be doing:

  • Contribute to the design, creation, execution and maintenance of effective testing solutions that deliver secure, quality applications using continuous delivery and agile best practices.
  • Subject matter expert for testing and associated testing tools within the agile delivery team.
  • Build close relationships & collaborate effectively with team members and customers, obtaining feedback and understanding priorities.
  • Work with product owners/stakeholders to ensure the product vision is understood.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives within the team and across the IT department.
  • Extensive working knowledge of testing practices and tools used within large scale digital organisations.
  • Proven relevant work experience in a similar role, working in a product-centric organisation preferred.
  • Advanced experience creating front end and API automation solutions, mobile and web compatibility experience also desirable.
  • Experience in performance and security testing including code quality tools.
  • Strong experience using testing tools such as: Appium, Provar, Selenium, Postman, Azure DevOps & JMeter/K6.
  • You will fit in really well if you are keen to learn and have a curious natural mindset. We'll empower you to take calculated risks in search of innovative solutions whilst you strive for continious improvement.
  • We will look to you for knowledge on the latest industry testing trends as you bring well researched product suggestions to the table, either small ideas that impact the current work, or larger ideas, with impact and trade-offs.

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.


But never too big to care for every single person who works here.  So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.


You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.


Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference. 

AXA Health is the UK healthcare specialist for the AXA Group. Whatever our customers’ health goals, we help them get there. That could be getting someone physio for an injury that’s holding them back, or finding them the right specialist to take their treatment forward. Our team are experts in their fields: from experienced cancer nurses to pioneering data analysts; from our highly respected customer service team to our wide-ranging in-house team of clinicians. We all work together to be the best we can be.

One of the best things about joining AXA is our rewards package. At AXA UK, we’re appreciative of the people who work for us and our rewards package is reviewed regularly to reflect that. You can expect to receive:

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Annual company & performance-based bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme (up to 12% employer contributions)
  • Life Assurance (up to 10 x annual salary)
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to buy up to 5 extra days leave or sell up to 3 days leave
  • AXA employee discounts
  • Gym benefits

AXA is proud to support the needs of our employees and as such understands everyone has individual work and home life responsibilities. We’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role, should this be a requirement for you.

At AXA, we want to become one of the most inspiring companies to work for and to achieve this ambition, we need the best talent to come and work for us. We look for candidates with the right skills and values to join us and selection is based on a fair and equal process. We’re proud to be committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds. As a financial services company, all successful candidates will be subject to preemployment checks, so we can ensure regulatory compliance.

To apply, click ‘Apply Now’ and you’ll be able to upload your profile/CV from there. If you require an alternative method of applying or would like to discuss this role further, please send an email to billy.gavin@axahealth.co.uk.