Test Lead - Denton - £40,000 - £45,000 + Additional Benefits

  • Location:

    Denton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits

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    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Test Lead - Denton - Automation and Manual, 2+ years Lead experience £40,000 - £45,000 + Additional Benefits

About the Company

We are seeking an experienced, creative individual with expertise in leading a team and taking functional and technical requirements and deriving test scenarios and automation. A strong candidate must be highly technical and can work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, being hands on tester while also leading and managing a team.

The candidate must be very comfortable in testing along with coding and leading the efforts to code integration and UI tests. You would be leading all of the testing delivery across multiple business units as part of a major transformation initiative

This is an opportunity to take on a very visible role within the organisation, where you would get to liaise with senior stakeholders in the business and technology, whilst managing the testing resources engaged on various different projects.

Skill Set required

  • Capability of writing sample apps (to exercise/test the delivered driver SDKs)
  • Capability to create automated test scripts e.g. with Python
  • Experience with modern automated test tools e.g. Selenium, Ranorex etc.
  • Creation and execution of test suites in Microsoft Test Manager
  • JIRA
  • Leading a team of Testers
  • Working alongside stakeholders
  • Gravitas and the ability to form and build effective working relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Agile experience is highly desirable

Preferable Skills

  • ISEB/ISTQB Software Testing certificate
  • Basic SQL skills
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Working with Performance, Stress, Load testing tools
  • Experience with TFS
  • Experience in API Testing (Postman or equivalent)

The Benefits

  • Generous starting salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • The opportunity to buy back holidays
  • Discounted tickets to events
  • Personalised progression scheme
  • Pension
  • Private Health care
  • Discounted Gym

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Test Team Lead who wants to have a real impact on a product, a business and on people. If you value development of people as much as code then this is the role for you.

Test Lead - Denton - Automation and Manual, 2+ years Lead experience £40,000 - £45,000 + Additional Benefits

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