Digital Technologist - Quality & Testing - Glasgow City Centre

Technology Group
Ref: 788 Date Posted: Friday 04 Oct 2019
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Glasgow city centre

Salary - £29,380 - £38,181 per annum ( Internal applicants subject to Reward principles found on the Intranet)


G3 - Permanent - Monday to Friday (9.00am - 5.30pm)


We’ll accept applications up to the 18th October 2019 and interviews are likely to be scheduled shortly after. 


**Please note you will not be eligible to apply for this vacancy if you are currently on a formal stage of Attendance Management Policy**


Why SLC?

Do you have a passion for all things digital? Are you technically-minded with a keen interest in the latest technology developments? Do you have the skills to play a key role in ensuring our organisation is a digital, customer-focused centre of excellence?

If so, we might just have the job for you. 


What’s the job?

Software Delivery comprises roughly 400 permanent and partner staff within the Technology Group. It is responsible for the development and support of software solutions covering all of SLCs offerings from the application process, through assessment to payment and ultimately repayment.

 In addition to support and general enhancements the team delivers a strategic and policy change programme worth approximate £25 million per year. The systems and platforms managed by the team handle over 1.5 million applications per year, make payments of over £15 billion annually and allow for the management of a loan book of in excess of £100 billion.

The Digital Technologist – Quality and tester will participate and drive the testing of systems throughout the agile process while driving and implementing a comprehensive test strategy using appropriate testing tools and techniques.  They will introduce new practices and techniques to SLC whilst conforming to agreed standards and facilitate knowledge transfers to other testers within the department. 


How do I apply?

The successful candidate will possess a further education qualification in a computer related discipline or demonstrable relevant practical experience. They will have a proven track record of testing software developments in a structured environment preferably using java-developed web based systems and the ability to test partially-completed functionality, understand what a defect is and what has not been implemented yet, and provide constructive feedback to developers.

Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!

Please note - As part of the selection process, SLC uses third parties to perform a number of pre-employment checks including reference, criminal record and credit reference. They may supply us with information that will assist us with our recruitment decision. Also internal applicants will not be eligible to apply for this vacancy if they are on a formal stage of Attendance Management Policy.

** This role requires SC security clearance**

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