DWP is the UK's largest government department. We make payments worth over ??195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society. 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 defining and executing robust risk-based testing strategies to assure business-critical applications as part of our payment systems.
DWP Digital is our 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 our amazing DWP colleagues.
Delivery. Work. Projects.
As a Senior Test Engineer, you'll be using your depth of knowledge in risk-based testing approaches, strategies and planning, providing technical support and guidance, leading a team of test engineers to develop and implement robust automated and manual testing that will assure the stability and reliability of business-critical applications as part of our central payments system. You'll also be working closely with other SDLC teams, sharing knowledge and best practices, as well as aligning project requirements.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
Experience in Oracle e-Business Suite, in particular Payment and Accounting functionality.
Able to design and execute non-functional test cases using standard testing techniques, in instructed environments.
Manages planning of system and/or acceptance tests, coordinating both functional and non-functional specifications.
Able to design and execute a wide range of functional and non-functional testing techniques and communicate test results to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Understands core technical concepts related to their role and is able to apply them.
Has had experience in applying Agile principles in practice. Able to provide a clear, open and transparent framework in which teams can deliver.
In addition, the candidate would ideally have experience of some of the following:
Testing tools and techniques.
Testing Oracle e-Business suite (functional and non-functional).
Taking responsibility for management, planning and execution of functional and non-functional testing.
Leading by example and supporting all elements of testing across engineering and test teams.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool or Manchester, whichever is most convenient for you.
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 a competitive salary of up to ??40,666 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
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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