Tester QA/Software Engineer in Test (Java)

Corporate Services
180000IC Requisition #
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Location: Roy Shaw Centre, 3-5 Cressy Road

Salary: £32,473 - £37,670

Contract Type: 6 month Fixed Term, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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The Shared Digital service are seeking a highly analytical QA to test, report and advise on account processes across Camden, Haringey and Islington Council. The post holder will contribute to key testing activities within a large agile portfolio, working closely with a team of QAs to ensure the best possible customer experience and provide a leaner back office process.

You will proactively liaise with key stakeholders across Shared Digital, contribute to peer reviews and carry out risk analyses, promoting a continuous improvement drive. Your responsibilities will include working closely with the Lead QA to implement Scrum development principles and to assist with testing of planning activities across each test cycle/sprint and overall end-end execution of these plans.

The Shared Digital service aims to reinvent technological solutions from a user perspective and QA is essential to achieving this ambition. 

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer with excellent analytical skills and the ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner.

You will take a collaborative approach, effectively working in a team environment, supporting peers and cross-functional stakeholders. The ability to produce testing deliverables in a timely manner is key to the role.

You will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal and QA experience in a SOA environment, as well as experience of automated testing techniques.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.


Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 1st July, 23:59 

Interviews to be held: To be confirmed

Please quote reference: 180000IC

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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:

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