Test Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00033468-1
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We're looking for an ambitious Test Engineer to join our brilliant Digital Channels team. We're transforming and digitizing the way in which DWP delivers customer facing services that are used by millions of people.

Over the next 3 years the amount of transactions between DWP and our customers is expected to double. Our challenge is to automate and reduce the amount of time needed to handle these transactions so it's as quick and easy as possible for people to get the support they need.

As our new Associate Test Engineer you will be working with our Next Generation Contact Centre team. You'll help us revolutionise the way customers interact with DWP, providing quality assurance, using manual and automated test suites to ensure applications are robust and performant.

Duties. Work. Projects.

You will be part of a team delivering new capabilities across an Omni Chanel Platform, enhancing customer journeys and experiences.

You'll help test our Contact Centre applications, so you'll need a good understanding of the Genesys Contact Centre platform and how it is deployed within a large multi-site environment

You should be familiar with the Software Development Lifecycle, Test Engineering principles and must have experience of testing within a Genesys and Verint Contact Centre Environment.

Working within an Agile team, you will support the testing of features in sprint through both manual and automated end-to-end testing, documenting issues and managing their resolution.

You will be required to write test plans, create test scripts, and produce test completion reports for use by the Contact Centre Platform team, and project stakeholders.

You'll be joining a thriving, supportive Test Engineering community and have access to real on the job exposure as well as lots of learning and development opportunities.

What skills and experience do you need?

You contribute to improving delivery and understand the importance of evidence-based design and analysis.
You can correctly execute test scripts under supervision
You understand the role of testing and how it works.
Aware of the subject matter and technologies and has an understanding of what it involves/how to use them.
You're aware of digital technology and has an understanding of what it involves and its impact.
You have an awareness of Agile methodologies and their practical application
You have an open-minded approach and understands why iteration is important (and can do it quickly)
You have a positive approach, and you work well as part of an innovative team, helping to motivate others to be at their bestDetails. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in a brilliant DWP digital hub in your choice of Manchester or Blackpool

We also have all the tech and tools we need to work flexibly. Lots of us are working from home at the moment due to Covid-19.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary from £31,989 to £34,285, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package.

Our broad benefits package is built around your work-life balance and includes:

Flexible working
Family friendly policies
Volunteering and charitable giving
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
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I can be me in DWP'
Work in an organisation nominated for 2020's 'Best Place to Work in Digital'
We also won the 2020 Women in Tech award for best Public Sector EmployerCLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application on Civil Service Jobs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality