Senior Test Engineer Senior Test Engineer …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Mar 21
Negotiable
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Mar 21
Negotiable
Senior Test Engineer

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We deliver products and services that are used by over 22 million 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.

150,000 DWP colleagues and agents are currently working hard to support the millions of people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. It's never been more important that we deliver high quality, robust and available online services. Our Test Engineers are central to that effort.

Within the DWP Digital's Testing Practice we're developing our capability through the use of automation, agile principles, and implementing modern tools and technologies to deliver high quality services that make a difference to the lives of real people.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You'll need to have the skills and experience to:

  • Make effective decision and drive the strategic direction for product teams and the Test Engineering community.
  • Lead multiple Test Engineering teams, providing technical leadership and guidance, and ensuring a high quality service.
  • Lead delivery of testing activities, ensuring that quality, time and cost objectives are met.
  • Define the approach for test infrastructure setup and use outputs to drive technical improvements.
  • Identify and implement use of appropriate technical test tools.
  • Drive standardisation by sharing reusable libraries and services, experience, and lessons learned with other DWP teams.
  • Drive development of automated test suites and continuous integration
  • Drive collaboration by aligning what teams are working on and highlighting the key dependencies, impacts and priorities.
  • Lead community discussions around the latest technology trends, tools, and best practices within Test Engineering.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle: 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 £59,589, 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
  • 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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