Test Engineer Test Engineer …

DWP Digital
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
163936| Test Engineer |Leeds Be part of a generational change to public services, assuring products which will transform how millions of people interact with DWP.

163936| Test Engineer |Leeds

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Do you want to be part of changing the face of public services, assuring products which will transform how millions of people interact with DWP?

We are looking for outstanding test engineers who will help deliver demanding and exciting digital services for the UK Government.

As a test engineer you will help build and assure applications used by some of our 100,000 DWP staff and over 4 million claimants.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary agile team and be an integral part of designing and building automated test solutions that assure quality services which meet the needs of our agents and claimants.

Our purpose is unique, and the scale of our engineering challenge is extraordinary:

  • We have 1bn lines of code in over 12000 code repos and 90+ programming languages. That's more lines of codes than there are calories in 7.2m Strawberry Delights.
  • We run around 294 days' worth of testing every day through automation.
  • Our APIs receive 173 million requests, and we spin up 280,000 AWS servers every month.
  • The products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. Over 22 million people - 1/3 of the UK's adult population - access our services daily

If you want to be part of a generational transformation on an epic scale, apply today.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You will test and essure applications that DWP users need and reply on.

You understand the right depth and breadth of testing, and can pick the right tool for the job, to make sure we build modern digital products and services that are robust, stable and accessible.

You'll be responsible for testing all areas of the products, including but not limited to functional, business requirements, performance, security and accessibility.

You'll also be part of a brilliant Test community, where you can build your skills and your career as well as discussing the latest technology trends, tools and best practices within Test Engineering.

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+.
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery - Methodology and tools (i.e. GIT).
  • An understanding of the following 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 our brilliant digital hub in Leeds.

We also have all the tools and tech (and culture) needed to enable our people to work flexibly. We spend some time at home, sometime in the office, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19. We

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 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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