Lead Test Engineer

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Recruiter
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Location
Swansea
Salary
37428.00 - 41273.00 GBP Annual
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Expires
28 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

Would you like the opportunity to contribute to the development of new DVLA IT services? If so, our Lead Test Engineer role will provide the challenge you are looking for.

We are looking for experienced Test Engineers to help in our goal to build world class digital services where you'll be part of a team delivering both service excellence and agile change.

You will be supporting the programme that migrates legacy technology onto new, cloud-based platforms that shape and deliver up to 50 projects of varying size, risk and complexity paving the way for the future business and service transformation.

2017 is going to be an exciting year in DVLA IT Services where we are continuing the major transformation of our legacy estate utilising an in-house developed and supported set of services.

Our services will have the reach to every household in the UK, the size and scale would be the envy of any UK ecommerce service provider, so it will be a fabulous opportunity to make a difference for us and for you.

Recruitment Process
You are invited to submit a CV which demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the attached person specification to the following email address

An initial sift of your CV will be conducted against the essential criteria, if demonstrated you will be contacted to arrange telephone interview. The final stage of the process will be an interview and assessment.

The interview will consist of a range of question types. These could include questions about your strengths or how you may respond in any particular situation as well as specific examples of things you have done.

We expect the role will be open for applications for up to 4 weeks with candidates being assessed throughout this period.

Benefits

Pensions
Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.

Benefits
Besides the rewarding nature of the job itself, the benefits that come with working at DVLA are excellent.

The package includes generous leave entitlement, attractive pension options, flexible working and other policies to enable a good work/life balance, including beneficial childcare arrangements.

You will also benefit from our commitment to nurturing and developing talent.

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks .

Nationality statement
Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules .

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

Selection process details
An initial sift of your CV will be conducted against the essential criteria, if demonstrated you will be contacted to arrange telephone interview. The final stage of the process will be an interview and assessment.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements
Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here .

Eligibility

Candidates in their probationary period are eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles .

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Salary: 37,428 - 41,273 depending on skills and experience. Date posted: 30/06/2017

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