Junior Test Engineer

Advertiser
DWP
Reference
163335
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
IT
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Expiry Date
06/12/2021 10:37:00
163335| Junior Test Engineer |Newcastle We have a brilliant opportunity for an emerging Engineer to join our Communications and Collaborations team.

Job Description

163335| Junior Test Engineer |Newcastle

Up to £34,285

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We are looking for outstanding test engineers who will help deliver demanding and exciting digital services for the UK Government and who want to be part of changing the face of public services with the potential to dramatically transform the future for millions of people.

Technology Services provide the foundations upon which digital services for DWP are developed and operate. Our purpose is to deliver secure, effective and cost-efficient digital infrastructure services and to run live IT operations that support DWP business objectives. We do this by putting users and quality of service at the heart of what we do.

As part of the strategy to reshape end-user computing and to realise the 2020 vision, DWP has moved from traditional work software to a modern service, using Microsoft Office 365. As a result we have now identified a gap and an exciting new opportunity for a Junior Test Engineer to join our ever growing team!

  • We have 1bn lines of code in over 12000 code repos and 90+ programming languages. That's more lines of codes than there are calories in 7.2m Strawberry Delights.
  • We run around 294 days' worth of testing every day through automation.
  • Our APIs receive 173 million requests, and we spin up 280,000 AWS servers every month.
  • The products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. Over 22 million people - 1/3 of the UK's adult population - access our services daily

Our purpose is unique and the scale of our engineering challenge is extraordinary. If you want to be involved, apply today.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Test Engineer in C&CS you will be involved with the assurance of a number of different Microsoft Office Products across a number of digital projects across DWP Digital. You will help provide confidence to the delivery and rollout of Microsoft Office Products across the DWP which contribute to the department's aims and deliver its digital strategy.

The Test Engineer will work as part of a Testing Team across a number of digital Products to identify and subsequently define the required tests, monitor the test coverage and evaluate the overall quality experienced when testing the Target Test Items.

This role also involves specifying any required Test Data and evaluating the outcome of the testing conducted in each test phase including the logging and management of defects.

What skills, knowledge, experience and exposure will you need?

  • Desirable experience of using office 365 but not essential
  • Desirable experience of using the following testing tooling solutions: TestComplete and Zephyr
  • Experience of Design test cases and test scripts, mapping back to pre-determined criteria, recording and reporting outcomes.
  • Experience or knowledge of producing comprehensive test documentation
  • Have the skills to identify ways to optimise the current test process and create test data where required to support tests

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle

We also have all the tools and tech (and culture) needed to enable our people to work flexibly. We spend some time at home, sometime in the office, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19. We

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £34,285 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 25 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.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

 
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