Junior QA Tester Department for Work & Pensions



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Leeds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne


£31,989 — £34,285

Work hours


Employment type


Job benefits

• Learning and development tailored to your role
• An environment with flexible working options
• A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
• An employer pension contribution of up to 27%
• A generous annual leave allowance, starting @ 25 days and rising to 30 days per year

Closing date

11 April 2021

Job description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We are looking for a talented Junior QA Tester to join our elite Accessibility Test team. You will be responsible for delivering real value to millions of UK citizens and thousands of DWP agents through innovative, accessible and efficient digital services.

Within the Testing Practice, we are looking to develop our capability through the use of traditional and agile principles, and implementing modern tools and technologies to deliver high quality services.

You’ll be part of supportive community of digital experts and work as part of multi-disciplinary agile teams. We invest in our people so we’ll help you develop your skills and experience as you build your career in engineering with us.

Find out what we’re working on and all about life at DWP Digital on our blog: https://dwpdigital.blog.gov.uk/

Duties. Work. Projects.

As a Junior QA Tester, you will be responsible for testing digital services, websites and documents ensuring we are compliant and deliver services for users who are hard of hearing, visually impaired and for vulnerable people in our society.

You’ll get involved with great tooling such as assistive technology testing using screen-readers, screen magnifiers and voice recognition software.

You will be responsible for the testing of applications which support DWP services and collaborate with delivery teams to determine the testability of functional and non-functional requirements; defining test scopes and user flows to maximise test coverage.

We are always looking for new ways of working, ways to improve, and opportunities for more automation and we welcome curious minds and good ideas.

In this role you will:

We only ask you to demonstrate these technical skills on your application form:

Details. Wages. Perks.

You’ll join our team in your choice of our brilliant digital hubs in Leeds or Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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 £34,285 and a brilliant civil service pension of circa 27%.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £34,285, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

We value your capability over years of experience, and we’ll ask you to demonstrate the depth and breadth of your skills/knowledge in your application. We want to see what have you delivered before when using our key technologies, what technical solutions have you shaped and your knowledge. Show us what you can do.

If you have any questions of you want to discuss the role before you apply get in touch with me via Mimi.Enefiok@dwp.gov.uk




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