WPC Senior Tester Role (DE)

Closing date for applications: 30/05/2022
Specialist role
Data engineer
Summary of the work
The specialist will need to be a highly experienced (Practitioner level) Test Engineer.Day to day planning, design, and development of automation tests. Contributing towards programme milestones. Embedding in existing Test team and project teams, and undertaking KT.Upholding DWP values and working within Government Digital Standards.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months
North West England
Organisation the work is for
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP Digital)
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will work with the existing DWP Test teams and the 'Cloud First' project. This will consist of DWP Digital staff and other 3rd party suppliers engaged in test automation development work.
What the specialist will work on
The specialist will be a highly experienced automation tester, able to deal with the design,development,testing /hardening and implementation of test packs.- Specialist will map requirements, design, and develop functional automation tests. Managing all the key dependencies for automation (environments,data,requirements, CI/CD tools etc)- Knolwedge transfer to existing test team members. - Support Cloud First project in delivery of key objectives.
Address where the work will take place
Primarily at the DWP Digital Corporate Hub2- St Peters Square, Manchester.
Working arrangements
Specialist will work within DWP Hybrid Approach of 8 working days per month in the office and remainder remotely until further notice.
Security clearance
All suppliers must be BPSS cleared and On-Shore.
Additional terms and conditions
It is essential that the Department (DWP) holds copies of and rights to all source code developed and accompanying intellectual property rights to the code to develop further or make changes as it sees fit.All work must be fully documented, and have accompanying knowledge transfer.
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work well as the lead of a team and keep the team motivated to perform well. -Transfer knowledge gained through the team and be willing to share experiences across the wider department. -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions. -Is accountable and takes responsibility for their work. -Can work with colleagues with little or no technical knowledge.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 10% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Test Analysis (DDaT)
  • Testing (DDaT)
  • Methods & Tools (DDaT)
  • Delivering at pace
  • Working together
  • Making effective decisions
  • Development of automated test suites
  • Code documentation
  • Modern standards approach
  • Web Application Testing
  • ISTQB or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a enterprise scale organisation
  • Significant experience of designing test packs based discussion with stakeholders
  • Significant experience of building automation packs
  • Good experience of undertaking knowledge transfer to existing teams
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a transformation project, and supporting the delivery of key milestones
  • Attend and participate in Agile ceremonies
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • TestComplete and GitLab.com experience
  • Intune, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, or Office365 experience

Closing date for applications: 30/05/2022

WPC Senior Tester Role (DE)

Closing date for applications: 30/05/2022

Specialist role:

Data engineer


North West England


Department of Work and Pensions (DWP Digital)

Maximum day rate:


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