Software Tester - Stockport - Automation - £25,000 - £40,000

  • Location:

    Didsbury, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Test Lead - Didsbury - £35,000- £45,000 - Generous starting salary and additional benefits.

A brand new role in Didsbury is now available for an experienced Test Lead who is looking to make an impact from day one. They need a stand out Test lead with the ability to lead the team while also performing hands on testing. Think you're up to the challenge?

Job Description

This company is a culturally driven innovative team who are growing rapidly year on year.

As an IT Test Lead in our team you will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing and improving quality and stability of these internal and customer facing, business critical and innovative applications, in both new and legacy technologies where appropriate. Alongside the management of the test team, update and maintenance of the overall test strategy and creation of the test plans.

As a Test Lead you will be expected to be involved on the normal sprint cycles and planning/review sessions as well as the iterative build, test and deployment as part of your relevant delivery team.


  • People management of your direct reports inc. Holidays/Leave, Reviews, Performance
  • Delivery - iteration and individual Capacities, sprint planning, retrospectives, story reviews, daily test status reporting.
  • Work allocation to the team members
  • Manage your delivery commitments within the relevant sprints to ensure timely and quality delivery of solutions
  • Maintain and extend the Test Strategy to ensure industry best practices are not only documented but also adhered to.
  • Design and manage test plans for each iterative deployment.
  • Test completion reporting.
  • Embed as part of an AGILE delivery team and ensure quality of delivery though best practise agreed test process/procedures.
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of automation tests using Test Complete to enhance the automated regression packs and ensure the quality of the Automation Tests created by the rest of the team.
  • Mentoring of the team members.

Skills Required

  • People Management
  • Test Lead
  • Test Management
  • Test planning
  • Test Strategy
  • Microsoft Test Professional 2017/Azure DevOps Test Manager/TFS
  • Test Complete/Automation Experience
  • Test Scripting from User Stories/Acceptance criteria
  • Defect classification and Management
  • Web Application testing
  • Mobile Application testing
  • Desktop/Mainframe Application Testing
  • Knowledge sharing and mentoring
  • Excellent Communication
  • Stakeholder Management


Flexible Working

Generous Starting Salary

Pension scheme

Health care plan

Social events

Progression scheme for every individual

Test Lead - Didsbury - £35,000- £45,000 - Generous starting salary and additional benefits.

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