Test Lead - Mcr/Remote - Hands on Test Lead - up to £55,000

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Test Lead - - Hands on Test Lead wanted! - £40 - £55k

The Opportunity

As Test lead, you will be responsible for defining the overall QA strategy and approach to testing standards. You will allow us to 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 we have a product of the highest quality. You will be the champion of our product quality. This role is 25% hands on from a technical perspective, and 75% hands off with a focus on Tech/QA Strategy and process. It does not include any line management responsibilities and will perform as a horizontal function

Focus Areas;

Provide strategic direction and coaching to the QA team

Design, manage and maintain all Quality Assurance practices, standards, methodologies and metrics.

Drive automation framework development forward and promote the use of automation testing to maximize manual testing efficiency

Maintain product quality by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures, collaborating to develop new product and engineering designs, development and training methods

To be successful in the this;

Strong technical experience in functional/non-functional/manual/automation testing

Experience in implementing and shaping QA strategies & policies

Experience in mentoring and coaching QA Engineers in an agile environment

Knowledge of leading automation testers

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

Strong understanding of SQL

A passion for driving a team forward


Flexible working + Remote working options

Health care plan and package

Games and chill rooms

Bike to work

Generous holiday package

Test Lead - Hands on Test Lead wanted! - £40 - £55k

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