Virgin Media O2 • Birmingham, London, Manchester

Appian Developer & Tester

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

The Automation Developer and Tester is accountable for developing Automation solutions for VMO2 business functions. Predominantly the Automations will be developed using BPM toolsets, but also utilising other industry standard automation toolsets such as RPA, OCR and IVA. You will work with business stakeholders to review solution designs, define and execute test cases to verify requirements have been met and deliver effective solutions to meet business needs.

You will be a self-motivated proactive individual who can contribute to the successful delivery of testing automation projects.

The Automation Developer and Tester is a key member of the Automation development and test factory and critical to the success of agreed business benefit profiles.

The Automation Developer and Tester will be a strong team player who is able to support wider team activities such as mentoring and technical support as well as educating other Automation team members on development toolset techniques and optimisation methodologies.

The team is responsible for delivering Process Automations on behalf of the business

Who we are

The UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.

Diverse, high performing teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.

Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.

Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all

Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • proven experience in Scrum development methodology
  • Appian development – Extensive experience
  • Good communications skills and ability to articulate the impact of defects to non-technical stakeholders
  • Be an advocate of Quality Assurance, Continuous Improvement and industry recognized Best Practices
  • UX development - preference 1 year experience

The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Familiar with using Jira/Monday.com
  • Strong understanding of testing methodology for automated processes
  • Familiar with using APIs and how to setup request bodies
  • BluePrism development – Extensive experience
  • Power Platform development – preference for solid experience + desirable to have PL500 certification
  • What's in it for you

    Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

    Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

    Next steps

    If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include communication from the recruiter - Samantha Lee.

    When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.

    LI - SL1

    Company benefits

    Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at full pay
    Enhanced paternity leave – 14 weeks at full pay
    Adoption leave – 26 weeks at full pay
    Shared parental leave
    25 days annual leave + bank holidays
    Enhanced sick pay
    Pregnancy loss leave
    Teambuilding days
    Open to part time work for some roles
    Mental health platform access
    Birthday off
    Carer’s leave
    Meditation space
    Faith rooms
    In office catering
    Volunteer days
    Employee discounts
    Open to job sharing
    Buy or sell annual leave
    Cycle to work scheme
    Life assurance
    Financial coaching

    We asked employees of Virgin Media O2 how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

    Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
    Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
    Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
    Work-life balance
    Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
    Role modelling
    Employees feel that most people work flexibly
    Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
    Working at Virgin Media O2

    Company employees


    Gender diversity (male:female)


    Office locations

    Flexible; Primary Locations Hammersmith & Reading

    Hiring Countries

    United Kingdom