Junior Test Engineer

DWP Digital
Sheffield, UK
13 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Test Engineer, BPDTS Ltd: Up to £34,063, plus great benefits and work life balance

Want to be part of something really big? If you're creative and curious to learn, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring BIG ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you'll love it here at BPDTS Ltd. And we'd love to hear from you.

We are looking for enthusiastic Test Engineers looking for a real opportunity to test and grow their skills to work with us on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens' lives.

You'll receive on the job coaching, mentoring and support, working closely with and learning from our other experienced Engineers. You'll also have access to loads of training and development, internal and external, with invites to conferences, meet-ups, events and more.

If you're talented, ambitious and you want to be a part of a learning, buzzing Engineering community - and you want to use your skills to deliver stuff that really matters into the hands of millions of people that really need it - then you'll be right at home here.

You and your role

As a Junior Test Engineer you will be responsible for the testing of products and services used by millions of people in the UK. The work you will do to ensure products are fit for purpose has the power to positively impact some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

Here you will be responsible for the operational stability of the products you test, and be in a position to affect change in the on-going robustness, resilience and stability of those products.

You know when and how to test, and you're comfortable with a risk-based approach. And you'll fit in with our friendly, driven Test Engineering team and the wider community here in Sheffield.

What are we looking for?
  • You have the ability to understand user stories and convert business requirements into test scripts, and to raise and manage defects.
  • You're aware of the Test Engineering profession and its principles.
  • You understand the importance of adopting a modern standards approach.
  • You're aware of the process of integrating systems and testing interfaces between systems.
  • You are qualified in ISEB/ISTQB Foundation level.

Where will you work?

BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital's community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.

You'll join us in our easy-to-reach digital hubs in Sheffield, where some of our best teams are working together on a brilliant Identity Services project.

We foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things. We're using latest tech and tooling and working at the cutting edge of authentication and verification. {some blurb about the ultimate aim of Identity Services might be good here or elsewhere in the ad}

You will work alongside people who care passionately about public service, making a difference and delivering for our customers. We care about our people, we work flexibly and we support each other.

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

What is our offer?
  • We'll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £34,063
  • You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
  • We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10%
  • We'll help you balance your life and work
  • We'll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package - including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks - which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

Building our future

We believe the work we do really matters, so we're serious about investing in you.

You'll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you'll acquire on the job. You'll get the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the 'Candidate Information Pack' button.

You'll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you'll upload a CV.

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