Test Engineer Test Engineer …

DWP Digital
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 21
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 21
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
Write the test code and build automation frameworks that assure and optimise a once-in-a-generation digital transformation and UK's governments biggest new welfare service

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 as we build, maintain and develop the applications, tools and products that power the UK government's flagship welfare reform programme

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. 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.

We want to add a Test Engineer with automation skills to our agile multidisciplinary team in Leeds.

This is a massive service that will help people back in to work, and to access the support and payments they need. The scale, impact and profile is huge - and you'll have opportunity to work across different areas and with different people.

You'll help us implement a digital transformation programme which will change the face of public services and have the potential to dramatically transform the future for millions of people.

Your role will help build and assure applications used by DWP staff and claimants. If it needs testing, and test automation solutions, then you'll be on it.

We're not looking for a Test Manager or Test Pack Manager. You'll develop and test code, and update the code base, alongside devs, devops, engineers product owners and other experts in our team. You'll make sure everything we build and roll out is functional, stable, accessible, secure and performant.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • You have worked in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering test engineering services within specific time-scales and for multiple senior Stakeholders.
  • Agile Methodologies: 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 city centre (LS2).

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 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.

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