Test Lead / Testing Lead / Senior Test

Job Title: Test Lead / Testing Lead / Senior Test
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: benefits package
Start Date: 2017-09-21
Reference: DG%2F17110
Contact Name: Debbie Gregory
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2017 14:06

Job Description

Test Lead / Testing Lead / Senior Test

This is an exciting opportunity for a Test Lead / Testing Lead / Senior Tester (with some lead experience) to join an award winning business, with strong values and embracing a deep commitment to people, communities, excellence in customer service, integrity, long term thinking and reinvestment.

As the Lead Tester you will be responsible for defining and managing testing across a number of strategic projects.

Key responsibilities:

Initial Test Framework setup:
  • Define the approach to testing and the testing strategy
  • Select and implement a standard testing toolset
 Project Testing
  • Deliver structured testing across selected projects
    • Provide input into the Project Quality and Test Plan.
    • Understand the risks and key areas for focus
    • Define the process for tracking and managing defects
    • Prioritise defects and liaise with developers and third parties to manage defect resolution
    • Manage test environments,  and ensure that test data is available and up to date
    • Develop and deliver test status reporting as agreed with the Project Manager
    • Establish and lead Quality Gates
    • Assist with  building test cases and test execution
 Team Responsibilities
  • Manage and prioritise the workload of the test team
  • Provide advice and guidance
  • Develop the team and establish best practice
The Successful Individual - you will have the following required skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications:
  • Excellent stakeholder management expertise and a positive, hands on approach
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Test Lead with knowledge of the full  implementation life cycle (desirable)
  • ISTQB Certified (Intermediate minimum, Advanced preferred)
  • Strong, written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and deliver in a high-pressure manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to travel to off-site meetings as required
If you have the experience required, coupled with a positive, can do approach, and the flexibility to meet the demands of a new testing function please apply asap.

Full details available upon application

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