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
Test Engineer - up to £40,666, 27% pension and more We are looking for test engineers who want to use their skills to help DWP deliver a once-in-a-generation change to our products and services

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We are looking for test engineers who want to use their skills on 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'll help build and assure applications used by DWP staff and claimants.

You'll be part of a delivery team, working with other engineers and multi-disciplinary experts to design and the build automated test solutions we need to deliver quality, user-centric services consistently.

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 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, Javascript, Selenium v3.14.1+, Cucumber , Jenkins v2.11+ .
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery - Methodology and tools (i.e. GIT/Terraform).
  • 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 Newcastle.

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 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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