Senior Test Engineer BPDTS Ltd

Reference 35.18
Location Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester and Sheffield
Salary £56,266
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

Our flexible benefits package includes employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more’

Closing date 7 January 2019

Job description

Do you want to be part of something really big?

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.

We are looking for Senior Test Engineers to work with us on one of the largest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives. In BPDTS a relaxed culture empowers our teams to focus entirely on the incredible outcomes we’re trying to achieve.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services, with the power to make a difference to lives of 22 million UK citizens. Our fast growing digital community is driving that change.

About you
As a Senior 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 Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester and Sheffieldanchester and Sheffield

What are we looking for?

You have experience of working in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales and engaging with multiple senior Stakeholders.

You’re able to test interfaces between systems.

You can identify test process optimisation opportunities and contribute to process optimisation.

You utilise and implement Test Engineering best practises and tools including HPW UFT 12.5+, Seleniuum v2.53.1+, Jenkins v2.11+.

You have experience of Continuous Integration – Methodology and tools (i.e. GIT) Familiar with Agile Delivery Methodologies.

It’s also great if…

You have experience of working with Test Engineering collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Slack.

You’ve used behaviour Driven Development tools.

You’ve experience of modifying and maintaining tests developed by other Associate and Test Engineers.

You have tested software within a Micro-Service architecture.

You’ve worked in environments using different delivery methods; Agile, Iterative, Waterfall.

You are aware of Performance Test Tools including HPE Loadrunner v12.53+, JMeter v3.0.

You’re aware of Security test tools including Burp Suite Pro v1.6 or higher, OWASP ZAP 2.4.3 or higher, Nessus/Tenable v5.0 or higher.

You have an awareness of accessibility standards – WCAG (v2.0) and EN (301 549).


Don’t worry if you don’t have any/all of these though, there will be loads of opportunities to learn new skills on the job here, and loads of talented colleagues to learn from.

Where will you work?
You will join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in either Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester and Sheffield each site has been designed for and by members of our digital community. Here we provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things.

What is our offer?

We’ll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £56,266

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 and with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

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