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Design and build automated test solutions, and assure products and services used by millions of people in the UK.
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
Can you design and build automated test solutions that put better services in the hands of millions of users?
Do you want to find new ways to solve problems, and deliver the best possible end user experience for vulnerable people?DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year, supporting over 25 million daily users.
We are looking for a Test Engineer to join our diverse community of tech experts in DWP Digital.
We're undertaking a once-in-a-generation transformation of government products and services. Using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies we're creating innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.
The DWP products and services we test, maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives.
You'll be working on Retirement, Bereavement and Care projects. The work you do will assure the quality of products used by millions of people at really difficult and vulnerable times in their lives.
You'll make sure the stuff we build, maintain and modernise is efficient, accessible and works when people need to lean on DWP.
Day-to-day you will:
Build automation test solutions that help to assure the quality of our products and services.
Test all areas of products including functional, business requirements, performance, security and accessibility.
Work with other engineers across DWP to deliver consistent solutions and strategies, sharing knowledge, insight and best practice
Challenge current processes and help improve the ways of working
Identify the right tooling to drive innovation and improvement of our testing and our products.
Grow your experience of building automated test solutions and your familiarity with industry standard automated testing tools.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
Agile Methodologies 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 such as Java, Selenium, Cucumber, RestAssured.
Experience of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery - Methodology and tools. (i.e., GIT, Gitlab-CI).
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 service.
Experience of working in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific timescales and engaging with multiple senior stakeholders.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs based in Leeds or Newcastle. Whichever you prefer.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work and collaborate flexibly. We work a hybrid model with some time home working and some time in the office.
We offer competitive pay of up to £50,480 p.a.
You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions of 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
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.
Stage 1: Application
Stage 2: Interview
We understand how valuable your time is. We have a clear and succinct hiring process with only TWO STAGES.
Click apply now and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital