Test Engineer Test Engineer …

DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Jan 22
GBP35310 - GBP59589 per annum
DWP Digital
in Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 10 Jan 22
GBP35310 - GBP59589 per annum
143137 | Test Engineer | £59,589 Test your Test Engineering skills on one a once-in-a-generation digital transformation of the UK's biggest government department

143137 | Test Engineer

Up to £59,589 | Blackpool

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We are looking for test engineers who want to use their skills to help the UK's largest government department deliver a once-in-a-generation change to our products and services. You'll make sure the products we build, maintain and modernise really work for the millions of people that use them.

You will be part of our Digital - Fraud Error and Debt function, and be responsible for delivering real value to both citizens and agents through digital services. We are looking to develop our capability through the use of automation, agile principles, and implementing modern tools and technologies to deliver high quality services.

You'll be comfortable testing all areas of our products including functional, business requirements, performance, security and accessibility testing.

You'll be part of a brilliant learning-focused Test community who will support you as you grow your skills and your career.

We're hiring you for your expertise, so we want you to know you can challenge current processes and help improve our ways of working. You'll also help us identify tooling that will drive innovation and constant improvement of both testing and products.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Experience of working in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales and engaging with multiple Stakeholders;
  • Agile Methodologies - with experience of BDD (behaviour driven development) and TDD (test driven development) processes, and an understanding of the key principles to develop a modern standards approach to testing.
  • Able to design and execute a wide range of functional and non-functional testing techniques and communicate test results to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in the development of automated test suites and tools including Java, Selenium v3.14.1+, Cucumber, Jenkins v2.11+, SOAP/REST WebServices/API testing.
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery - Methodology and tools (i.e. GIT, Gitlab CI).
  • An understanding of the following test phases and standards associated to Performance Test, Accessibility Test, Security Test and Compatibility Test. Able to coach and mentor others.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £59,589 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and up to 3 flexi days off per month
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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