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DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
Test Engineer: up to £40,666, 27% pension, flexible working DWP. Digital with Purpose: We are looking for a talented Test Engineer to work with us on a once-in-a-generation digital transformation of services used by millions of people.

WP. 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 Test Engineer to work with us on a once-in-a-generation digital transformation of these services.

DWP Digital is the name of our growing community of digital experts. Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies - and putting the user at the centre of everything we do - we create innovative, scalable digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users and to our amazing DWP colleagues.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

Our Test engineers build automated test solutions that help to assure the quality of design and delivery of products and services used by millions of people. There has never been more demand on DWP's online services than right now, and our Test community is doing vital work in making sure our users have robust, and reliable access to the support and services they need.

We're a huge organisation so you'll have chance to work on a range of projects and technologies.

Initially though will be primarily responsible for testing functional and business requirements through innovative use of Unified Functional Test (UFT) tool and Visual Basic.

You will also be responsible for the design and build of the technical setup and working methods for continuous integration, delivery and deployment practices with test.

An awareness of performance and accessibility methodologies and tools such as LoadRunner, JAWS, Dragon, Zoomtext and Read Write gold will really help.

You'll need the skills, knowledge and experience to:

  • Build and deliver comprehensive, robust and reliable automated test frameworks and automation suites via UFT and Visual Basic to provide full coverage of business requirements.
  • Design, build and maintain an effective test infrastructure.
  • Understand the latest technical test tools and where it would be beneficial to apply them.
  • Review the test suite and update the code base to reflect current best practices and reduce technical debt.
  • Communicate with other teams and share technical resources, knowledge and lessons learned.
  • Ensure that usability, accessibility, security, stability and capacity are embedded in the development of citizen services.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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 £40,666 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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