Senior Test Engineer Senior Test Engineer …

DWP Digital
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Apr 21
Up to GBP64656 per annum + + Pension
DWP Digital
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Apr 21
Up to GBP64656 per annum + + Pension
Senior Test Engineer

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We deliver products and services that are used by millions of people in the UK, every day and at key moments in their lives. We are looking for a talented Senior Test Engineer to work with us on a once-in-a-generation digital transformation of these services.

Our DWP Digital community use fresh ideas and leading edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users and to our amazing DWP colleagues.

Duties. Work. Projects.

You'll use your senior level experience and expertise as a Test Engineer to make sure that the products and services we're building really work for the people that need them. And you'll help transform how we work, by finding new ways to adapt testing processes and help others embrace new ways of working.

You'll be based in our London hub, working as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team.

You'll have an integral role designing and building test solutions that deliver a quality service to our agents and our users, a group that included some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will need excellent attention to detail, and a real commitment to quality. We're looking for someone who believe in the benefits of faster feedback when managing a well-assured service, and who is a good collaborator and communicator as well as great tester.

You'll add your expert voice to our thriving Test community. You'll have license to challenge current processes and find ways to make things better, whether identifying tooling that will drive innovation or pressing for constant improvement of 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 and maintenance of automated test suites and tools including Java, Selenium v3.14.1+, Cucumber, MongoDB.
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery - Methodology and tools (Jenkins, Git).
  • An understanding of the following test phases and standards associated to Performance Test, Accessibility Test, Security Test and Compatibility Test.
  • Test team leadership within an agile, multi-disciplinary team.

Details. Wages. Perks/

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in London: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

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 competitive salary up to £64,656 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package.

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

  • Flexible working, flexi time and flexi days off
  • Family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • 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
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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