Lead Test Engineer – DWP Digital – Blackpool

DWP Digital

Job summary

Would you love the opportunity to transform products and services that impact some of the most vulnerable citizens?

Are you an experience Lead Test Engineer?

Are you a strategic thinker?

We’re looking for an outstanding Lead Test Engineer, who wants to contribute to demanding and exciting digital services for the UK Government.

Be part of changing the face of public services with the potential to dramatically transform the future of millions of people.

As a Lead Test Engineer you will lead teams who will build and assure applications used by DWP staff and claimants.

You will be part of a multi-functional agile delivery team and be an integral part of shaping and delivering automated test solutions that enable the department to deliver quality services consistently that meet the needs of our agents and claimants.

The successful candidate will be expected to Lead engineers as well as collaborate with others, actively seek input from colleagues and value a multidisciplinary team over hierarchy.

Job description

As a Lead Test Engineer you will define and implement the strategy for build automation test solutions that help to assure the quality of products that make up DWPs digital services providing leadership, guidance and technical expertise to the test engineering teams.

You will ensure that best practices are in place, and drive improvements by sharing knowledge and resources across teams.

You will have experience in building automated test solutions and be very familiar with industry standard automated testing tools.

You will work alongside other lead test engineers as well as both software and dev-ops engineers within the teams around you and the wider community to deliver consistent solutions and strategies.

Person specification

The essential criteria are outlined in the selection process details

If you would like to learn more about the role, please contact .


• An employer pension contribution of up to 27% For further information please click here.
• Annual leave rising up to 30 days, (based on your working pattern).
• Family friendly flexible working arrangements, such as hybrid working, job sharing, term-time working, flexi-time and compressed hours.
• Learning and development tailored to your role this could include industry recognised qualifications, coaching and mentoring. 
• An inclusive and diverse environment with opportunities to join staff networks including: Women’s Network, National Race Network, National Disability Network (THRIVE) and many more.

This job role may be suitable for hybrid working, which is where an employee works part of the week in their DWP office and part of the week from home. This is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement and your office will be your contractual place of work. The number of days that anyone will be able to work at home will be determined primarily by business need but personal circumstances and other relevant circumstances will also be taken into account. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working, including whether a hybrid working arrangement is suitable for you, will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post. 

Salary Information

Salary for this role is from £66, (Band min) to £74, (Band max).

Existing Civil Servants who secure a new role on lateral transfer should maintain their current salary.

Existing Civil Servants who gain promotion may move to the bottom of the next grade pay scale or 10% increase in salary whichever would be the greater.

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