Lead Test Engineer

Advertiser
DWP
Reference
146748
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
IT
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
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Expiry Date
29/09/2021 13:53:00
Seeking a Lead Test Engineer to inspire and shape our vision and deliver real value to the public sector

Job Description

Up to £72,933 per annum, circa 27% pension contribution from DWP, flexible working hours and work life balance so you can work in a way that works for you

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We're looking for a Lead Test Engineer to inspire and shape our vision and deliver real value to the public sector by joining our DWP Digital community.

We design, develop, maintain and modernise digital services that millions of people across the UK rely on to access payments, support and to find work. And we need top digital talent to be part of our transformation.

You'll develop our capability within the Testing Practice within identity and Trust function through the use of automation, agile principles, and implementing modern tools and technologies to deliver high quality services. Identity & Trust is core to improving how citizens interact with DWP, with a goal of improving the level of confidence citizens have in interacting with government as well as reducing fraud and error. We are responsible for ensuring that citizens are able to securely create and protect their online identity when interacting with us.

We're working at home at the moment because of Covid-19, and our offer includes hybrid home/hub based working.

Our pension offer is great too - with 27% pension contributions - so you can look after your own future while creating solutions that empower others to do the same.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

  • Together we'll promote technical evolution within the organisation by identifying, testing and adopting emerging technologies, trends, tools and best practices within Test Engineering
  • Primarily you'll inspire leadership and support to large, multiple Test Engineering teams
  • Promoting continuous integration, delivery and deployment practices following standards and tooling methodologies

You'll need to demonstrate experience of

  • Functional and Non-Functional Testing
  • Test Infrastructure
  • Test Automation

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join our teams in a base location in your choice of either Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Sheffield.

We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

We offer a competitive salary up to £72,933 and a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days (25 days annual leave plus a day for the Queen's Birthday).

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.

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