Test Engineer Job at The House of Lords – in London

Job Description

The Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) works with the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and Parliament staff on their IT and digital needs.

At the Parliamentary Digital Service, we’re transforming the way Parliament does digital. We’re responsible for the digital output of all parliamentary services. We think it’s important that everyone can access and understand what’s going on in Parliament. Our goal is to bring together the public, Parliament Members, and Parliamentary staff to inform, engage, support, and communicate through one, unified digital core –PDS.


The Digital Service Software Engineering team is looking for a test engineer to join the existing test team to support manual and automated testing to help us deliver accessible websites and internal applications.

You’ll work in an agile and open environment collaborating with teams across the Digital Service, on multiple projects alongside other Testers and members of the Software Engineering team. We work closely with software developers to reach a common understanding of the requirements providing input in planning sessions, from this producing and executing test scripts, logging outcomes appropriately and ensuring issues are fed back as quickly as possible.


We are currently looking for candidates who have:
Excellent planning and organisational skills able to prioritise to meet deadlines and takes full responsibility for quality and timescales of own work. You work within the deadlines and ensure that any risks are raised in a timely manner.

Effective written and verbal communication and can present complex information. You are able to describe any defects to developers and are comfortable describing technical details to stakeholders when required.

Ability to work successfully within a team, whilst upholding the values of equality, diversity and inclusion. You use this knowledge to ensure that the applications and website produced are tested appropriately to meet accessibility requirements.

Understands the needs of the customer and their different levels of skills and experience. You advocate for the user to help ensure that the applications are usable and contain appropriate messaging.

Ability to take stories and acceptance criteria to generate valid test cases to ensure good test coverage. Experience with cross browser and cross platform testing as well as APIs. Understands the goal of automation and a willingness to learn and contribute if no prior experience.

Please see the Job Description for more information.

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Company: The House of Lords –

Company Location:  London

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