Junior QA Tester Department for Work & Pensions

Reference 44551
Number of vacancies 1
Location Manchester
Salary £31,208 — £33,448
Work hours 37 hours per week
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

A brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, generous annual leave, flexible working, great work life balance and lots more.

Closing date 1 April 2020

Job description

Do you have experience in Web-Testing and Package Solutions?
Do you have manual non-functional testing?
Can you deliver a quality service?
Do you want to join us on our ground-breaking journey in Automation testing , as part of our epic digital transformation?

Then click apply today- we’d love to hear from you!

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We are looking for a talented Junior QA Tester to join our Fraud Error and Debt Function’s Debt Management team who would work along with the development teams to provide quality assurance through the testing of functional and not non-functional requirements.
The team is moving from old debt management system to new system which will involve working on different products including investigation of fraud errors ,debt recovery, interventions and identifying overpayments through a self-service portal which will directly impact people’s lives by helping them reduce hardship by repay debt and rebuild finances.

Duties. Work. Projects.

Digital Debt Management development team supports the Debt operations by maintaining/supporting Debt applications to recover debts.

As a Junior QA Tester, you will be testing functionalities of Debt Manager (FICO Version 6 or 11) and its associated components including Citizen Facing Portal.

You’ll collaborate with the DMS (Debt Management System) and the DMS transformation delivery teams to determine the testability of functional and non-functional requirements.

You’ll work within the overall Software Development Lifecycle Processes (Waterfall and Agile), and will gain both business and domain knowledge. You will have an understanding of both functional and non-functional testing techniques and will be aware of tooling that is available for test automation. You will also have an awareness of Test principles that would align with the testing strategy which could include manual testing at times.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

The roles and responsibilities for this position include, but are not restricted to:

• Testing the Debt Management (FICO 6, 11), Citizen facing portal or associated component functionalities by maintaining full traceability of defects and tests
•Understand business requirements and produce associated test scripts as per acceptance criteria
•Identify and drive resolution of defects or issues preventing delivery of Testing activities
•Gain knowledge or upskill to learn latest testing tools and apply them where it would be beneficial with automation
•Develop and maintain reusable test collateral
•Collaborate with teams working in other Debt Management delivery squads in the Software Development Lifecycle to drive acceptable solutions meeting business requirements
•Support the second line and third line support team with testing bug fixes or issues reported on live debt manager application, related components
•Understand the Agile and Waterfall delivery principles, methodology and tools
•Share, knowledge and lessons learned with teams and other delivery squads

We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

• Managing a Quality Service

Technical skills
We’ll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

• Non Functional Testing
• Testing Tools
• Agile Working

Also, great to have but not essential..

A background in banking/ debt processes, mortgage arrears,recovery and dealing with customers finances.

• Testing in FICO
• Accessibility testing and standards
• Confluence JIRA & Selenium

Where will you work?

You will be based in our brilliant digital hub in Manchester. Click to find out more …

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.
Here at DWP Digital we believe in giving you a working experience that meets your needs and expectations and that means a focus on work-life balance, flexible hours, team-based working and the ability to work from multiple locations.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.

Details. Wages. Perks.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £33,448 per annum a brilliant civil service pension of 27%, and a generous leave package. We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

• Flexible working and 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
• Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, progression opportunities and guaranteed 5-days formal learning per year.
CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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

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