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Test Lead

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Coventry
  • Posted: 15/09/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: LT-37

Job Details

Our client is currently seeking a Lead Tester to join their team in Coventry, on a permanent basis, with a salary up to £45,000 + company benefits.
Are you a Lead Tester looking to take your career to the next level?
From the get-go, the Lead Tester will be crucial to the IT department. Initially undertaking hands on testing, whilst building a best of breed testing function. Building test cases across a mix of web, mobile and traditional applications drawn from third party, in-house developed and SaaS sources.
Do you think you’re capable of growing and nurturing a small team of Testers?
Our client is looking for someone who is eager to step into a managerial role, as the journey of the Lead Tester will progress into developing and training a small successful team of Testers.
Main duties:

  • Document and build test cases, ensuring that they can be comprehended by colleagues at all levels
  • Integrate and automate testing for frontend systems – prominently HR systems (payroll, invoices, NI, Tax etc.)
  • Creation of test scripts and scenarios for end to end testing
  • Liaise with the Analyst & Developer team to get a full understanding of a project specification so that effective test plans are built
  • Formulate and apply rigorous test plans from project specifications.
  • Translating user requirements into detailed QA specifications
  • Provide technical expertise in Test Automation, Testing Methodologies, Testing Processes, Tools and Techniques
The desirable candidate:
  • Significant previous experience in a similar role
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Previous demonstrable experience of strategy development and execution
    Planning, executing and reporting on various forms of testing, including; system or integration testing, performance and regression testing
  • Strong leadership skills as you will be key to the expansion of the team
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to organise and work under pressure whilst producing quality deliverables
If successful, the Lead Tester will be offered a starting basic salary up to £45,000 + Company Benefits, with training and development opportunities once settled in post, as well as hybrid working.
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