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Test Lead - Rochdale - £40 -£45k - Senior / Lead experience

  • Location:

    Rochdale, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

  • Contact email:

    Sophie.Binder@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    65785_1574868127

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-27

  • Consultant:

    Sophie Binder

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

Are you a driven software tester with a passion to head up an enthusiastic team of software testers? This new position is looking for a individual with either senior or Lead experience. This team is fun and dynamic as well as being extremely tech focused. So if you are looking for a role where you can be part of a progressive team utilising up to date technology, this role is for you. This company offers a relaxed work place environment, in an office space which is open plan and collaborative.

If you are looking for a new position unlike any other, this is the role for you…

About the Company

This team is seeking an experienced, creative individual with expertise in leading a team and taking functional and technical requirements and deriving test scenarios and automation. This team is also interested in taking on a Test Lead who a senior tester is looking for their next step up!

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
  • Brand new office space
  • Social Events
  • Games room

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 - Rochdale - Automation and Manual, 2+ years Senior / Lead experience £40,000 - £45,000 + Additional Benefits

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