QA Test Manager - Manchester - Lead experience + man/Automation

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £45001 - £60000 per annum + additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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QA Test Manager - Central Manchester - 3 + years as a Lead, Manual and Automation + Great work space and flexible working

A fast paced company utilising Market leading Technology is looking for a technical strong QA Manager with 3+ years experience as a lead to head up the Testing team in their HQ in Manchester City Centre - Could this be you?

What they are looking for from YOU?

A strong technical background and understanding.Someone who is ready to hit the ground running.Has previous experience managing people, setting targets, goals and creating strategies and individual targets.

Full understanding of all aspects of the Testing Lifecycle,you have experience in taking a team to the next level and implementing new technologies and Test plans. The sucessgul candfidate will also have at least 3 years experience with Automation Testing.

The Opportunity

You will be dealing with the teams objectives as well as the recruitment process.

You will be creating and implanting the strategy and approach to testing standards. You will scale the testing function, dealing with recruitment alongside the Heads of Engineering and will allow us to think as a function, not in the current, but 3-12 months in the future, and beyond.

The primary aim is to increase the overall QA capability to ensure our work and projects are of the highest quality possible. This role is a mixture of hands on from a technical perspective, and hands off with a focus on Tech/QA Strategy and process.

You will make sure we are using the best possible technologies, research the most effective techs and modes of working. You will be reporting directly into the CTO, whilst liaising with the Head of Engineering and Chief Architect.

Focus Areas;

Providing strategies for the QA Team

Follow Quality assurance best practise.

Develop the automation framework moving this forward for the company and take it to the next level.

Maintain product quality by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures Utilise fact and data-driven metrics and communicates results, promotes cross-functional communication and ensures adequate information flow within the tech team

Help in the development and creation of new products.

In partnership with Heads of Engineering; recruit, retain and develop great

Stay up to date on current and future software developments.

What would make your application the BEST?

Hands on experience in functional/non-functional/manual/automation testing

Past experience in implementing and shaping QA strategies & policies

Mentoring team members

Comfortable with a ever evolving environment and solving problems

Advocate of the tech quality within tech teams and eager to take at the opportunity to mature the team's view of QA.

Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

Familiarity with Ruby or .NET will be an asset

What this team offers YOU!

You will be part of a passionate and technology focussed team who are focused on utilising the latest technologies to create a market leading product.

This team will focus on you, and your work life balance, offering flexible working hours and a fantastic newly designed office space in the centre of Manchester. We also offer health care plans, fitness and wellbeing sessions, development and progression events and courses, work place socials and a atmosphere which makes the office a fun place to be!

QA Test Manager - Central Manchester - 3 + years as a Lead, Manual and Automation + Great work space and flexible working

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