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Test Engineer

Department of Work && Pensions

Yorkshire

Permanent

£38469 - £60781/annum

LS27UA

Posted: 25/01/2023

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Test Engineer: Pay up to £60,781, plus 27% employer pension contributions, hybrid home working, flexible hours, and great work life balance.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Do you want to help design, develop and test digital services that millions of people across the UK rely on?

Are you passionate about the latest test technologies and frameworks?

We want Test Engineers at a couple of levels - we call them Test Engineer and Senior Test Engineer.

They're both high quality, hands-on jobs, where you'll shape the future of DWP, and the future of services used by millions of people.

Our DWP Digital teams are delivering a once-in-a-generation transformation of products and services that almost everyone in the UK will use, at key times in their lives. We're using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions that are changing how government works.

The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Test Engineer you'll help build and assure applications used by 100,000 DWP staff and millions of claimants, users and customers.

You will be part of a multi-functional agile delivery team - we have a huge variety of projects so opportunity so opportunity to build real variety of experience and take on different challenges.

You'll design and build automated test solutions that enable the department to consistently deliver quality services that work for our agents and claimants.

You'll work alongside other Test Engineering, as well as both Software and DevOps engineers, to test everything from functional requirements, to security and performance.

You'll be part of a thriving Engineering community with lots of opportunities to grow your skills and your career, with formal qualifications/certifications, coaching, mentoring, meet-ups and lots more.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Experience conducting functional and non-functional testing in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment.
Experience in the development of automated test suites for UI and API with associated tools.
Knowledge in working within the Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery environment using associated methodologies and tools.
Experience of working with Agile, iterative methodologies.
Experience engaging with multiple stakeholders and sharing knowledge across practices

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in your choice of Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle or Sheffield

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model with a mix of home working and some time in the office.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £60,781.

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions of over 27%

You'll get a generous leave package starting at 26 days, rising to 31, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.

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
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
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