Junior Test Engineer

  • GBP29000 - GBP34063 per annum
  • Leeds, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DWP Digital
  • 17 May 19

Junior Test Engineer, BPDTS Ltd Want to be part of something really big? 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.

Junior Test Engineer, BPDTS Ltd

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. 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.

In BPDTS Ltd you will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to DWP. Joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals you will work in agile and creative ways to improve public services, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens.

You and your role

As an Associate 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 team Test Engineering teams in Leeds, London, Newcastle or Manchester

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 one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in either Leeds or Manchester.

Leeds is one of our most established hubs, so you'll work alongside some really talented teams on high profile projects. If you're not satisfied by the facilities onsite, which include coffee shops, restaurant, swimming pool and a dentist (not fun but very handy), then you'll find the best of the city on our doorstep. If you're anything like us you'll find every excuse to grab some great street food for lunch from the likes of Manjit's Kitchen and Fat Annie's in our near neighbour Kirkgate Market.

We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things. You will work alongside people who care passionately about public service, making a difference and delivering for our customers. We work flexibly using the latest tech and tooling. We care about our people 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.

If you really impress us with your skills and experience then we may be able to negotiate the maximum salary.

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.