|Recruiter:||Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency|
|Listed on:||15th April|
|Salary/Rate:||£38,654 - £42,991|
|Salary Notes:||£38,654 - £42,991 (Depending on skills and experience)|
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Join the DVLA as a Software Development Engineer in Test - Automation Test Engineer and you'll help build world class digital services that pave the way for future business transformation.
In this dynamic role you will be part of an engineering team responsible for continually driving all aspects of quality improvements. You will be working either in one of our delivery teams or as part of the dedicated independent testing team.
We welcome and encourage applications from everyone, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce. We pride ourselves on the positive impact diversity has and promote inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all.
We are looking for Software Development Engineers in Test who are proficient in Automation Testing, able to use modern programming language and to programmatically test any software product and develop automation for it. You will have a proven track record of improving QA efficiency through test automation and tools.
The DVLA is at the cutting edge of cloud-first technologies. You will be comfortable using the Cucumber framework and able to develop expertise in the Ruby programming language to test applications and infrastructure on Platform-as-a-Service environments. You will have real experience of building test automation for both web-based user interfaces and APIs. You will proactively look to implement Continuous Testing principles to speed up the feedback cycle for all elements of quality, such as security and accessibility, using automation by default.
Although this role has no immediate Line Management responsibilities, you will act as a mentor to junior Test Engineers supporting them with your proven technical test skills ensuring that you can build their knowledge whilst being a key team player. You will also provide support to wider squads within the DVLA through an open community of best practice to further share your knowledge and findings.
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Our delivery squads follow a DevOps model and are responsible for the full life-cycle of their product. As such, there may be an opportunity going forward to participate in an out-of-hours support rota which will attract an additional allowance.
If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role we look forward to receiving your application.
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You are a confident self-starter with a curious mind - always seeking ways to implement smarter ways of working. You will have a high attention to detail with proven test ability. In this role you will need to be confident and not be afraid to challenge when needs be. You will have experience of technical coaching and enjoy leading junior members of a team. You will be a decisive individual with the autonomy to make a sound decision and a key team player.
To be successful in this role you will need experience as a tester of software engineering across multiple teams and projects. You will also need experience testing software using modern technologies and tools.
Skills and Experience you will bring to the role:
Would you like to find out more about the role, the technology and what you would be working on? If so, we are organising a session where you can virtually 'meet the team' on the 27th April 2021 at 11:15am. For more information and to book click the apply button.
Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 10th May 2021.