Lead QA Tester Department for Work & Pensions







£49,171 — £59,589

Work hours


Employment type


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

11 May 2021

Job description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK’s largest government department. We make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society. We deliver products and services that are used by millions of people in the UK, every day and at key moments in their lives.

We are looking for a talented Lead QA Tester to work within our children team on services that will affect the lives of millions of children and parents in the UK.

Our DWP Digital teams use fresh ideas and leading edge technologies to create innovative, scalable digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users and to our amazing DWP colleagues.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You’ll be working within our Children team, driven by an extraordinary and unique purpose. Your role is integral to projects that will revolutionise the way people interact with DWP. Your work with directly impact millions of children, parents and carers across the UK.

You’ll need an intuitive knowledge of testing, and be able to convey testing approaches and strategies to a multi-site team, both onshore and offshore. You’ll leading this team to delivery quality and grow our capability by sharing best practices, knowledge and insights.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

Details. Wages. Perks.

You’ll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle. Find out more about our hubs here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £59,589 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 25 days.

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

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application. If you want to talk about this opportunity before you apply contact me via caicy.sandford@dwp.gov.uk

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