Test Engineer Test Engineer …

DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Test Engineer, working on some of the most complex and exciting projects in the UK Up to £40,666 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 Test Engineer to work with us on the creation and implementation of innovative and robust testing approaches and automated frameworks, that we'll use to assure services services millions of UK citizens use and rely on.

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.

In DWP our test engineers make sure that the products, services and applications that we are building and maintaining work, for us and for our millions of users.

You'll be creating and implementing robust test approaches, building automated test frameworks and identifying new technologies that will assure the resilience and reliability of essential DWP services

It's a great place to build your skills and your career, working on a diverse portfolio of huge projects while supported by an active, expert testing community.

We share best practices, technical knowledge and innovations as standard. You can dip into that, informally or via coaching and mentoring from other brilliant testers and engineers, and from others from within our multidisciplinary teams. And you can share your knowledge, ideas and skills with those around you too.

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 senior 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.
  • 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.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Leeds, Manchester or Sheffield, whichever is most convenient for you.

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 £40,666 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 extra 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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