• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed.co.uk
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 463804

Senior Mobile Software Development Engineer in Test

Reed Online are looking for a Senior SDET to join their established team based in Holborn, Central London



We’re looking for a talented and ambitious Senior SDET with a real passion for the latest technologies. You’ll help to introduce & implement modern test practices with CI/CD. The successful candidate will need native mobile application test automation experience and will work closely with our mobile teams to ensure good test coverage.


The role will involve:

  • Native mobile test automation (Espresso & XCUITest)
  • Configuring CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps
  • Improving the way data is generated for test automation
  • Working really closely with Software Engineers
  • Actively participating in Agile ceremonies
  • Helping teams with TDD & BDD
  • Reviewing application architectures, pair programming & code reviews to improve testability
  • Spending at least 10% of your time innovating on the latest test tools & techniques
  • Helping to raise, root cause bugs and sharing manual testing duties at times


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Advanced knowledge of programming languages (we use Swift & Kotlin)
  • Extensive experience testing mobile applications
  • Advanced mobile test automation experience
  • Experience with Espresso & XCUITest
  • Experience of CI/CD
  • Knowledge of basic software engineering design patterns & principles
  • Innovated and introduced the latest technologies in a commercial environment many times
  • Great team-working & communication skills to tech and non-tech savvy people
  • The ability to keep learning and adapting to new technologies and tools
  • To be a team player that is cross-functional and accommodating


Highly desirable but not essential:

  • Experience with Performance testing or Security
  • Experience with TDD & BDD
  • Contract API test automation with (pact.io)
  • Advanced API testing experience
  • API test automation (Cypress & others)
  • API Performance testing (Taurus & others)
  • Building dashboards for technical and business metrics
  • Experience with test automation on web UIs including SPAs



  • Dynamic Working, including core hours and location flexibility
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible holiday scheme and moving home leave
  • Financial benefits including pension and health cash plan subscription 
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • Insurance benefits including life assurance
  • Love Mondays events 
  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers 
  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues
  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants and theatres right on the doorstep


Join Reed and help us achieve our purpose of improving lives through work.

Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • Glassdoor Top CEOs 2019
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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