Senior Test Engineer Senior Test Engineer …

DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Sep 21
GBP49171 - GBP64656 per annum
DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 09 Sep 21
GBP49171 - GBP64656 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Senior Test Engineer, working on some of the most complex and exciting projects in the UK Up to £64,656 plus amazing pension and work life balance.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for a Senior Test Engineer to work with us on the development and execution of robust test automation strategies, ensuring that innovative new DWP apps and services work perfectly for the millions of UK citizens that rely on them.

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Senior Test Engineer you'll be at the forefront of application development and testing, assuring that every digital product works optimally for the millions of UK citizens that rely on DWP's digital services.

You'll be using your skills and knowledge in test automation, to develop and implement thorough testing approaches to assure service usability, accessibility, security and stability.

You'll have the people skills to provide in-depth feedback to development teams and to our stakeholders.

You'll be an important part of our Test community. You'll be seen as a leader and a coach to other test engineers, and share best practice with your peers in testing, engineering and beyond. And as you grow your skills and your career with us, there will be lots of support, insight and expertise for you to tap into too.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • You can design and execute a wide range of non-functional testing techniques and communicate non-functional test results to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • You can make decisions on running types of non-functional testing. You can to raise defects with the business and help prioritise them based on defect severity.
  • You have the skills and knowledge of test engineering to coach and mentor others.
  • You understand Agile Methodologies - with experience of BDD (behaviour driven development) and TDD (test driven development) processes, and of the key principles to develop a modern standards approach to testing, including collaborating effectively with other disciplines.
  • Experience in the development of automated test suites and tools including Java, Selenium v3.14.1+, Cucumber.
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery - Methodology and tools (i.e. Jenkins v2.11+, Git).
  • An understanding of the test phases and standards associated to Performance Test, Accessibility Test, Security Test and Compatibility Test.
  • Experience of API Testing cloud-based REST services.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in London, Leeds or Manchester.

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 £64,565 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 flexi days
  • 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.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

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