Automation Test Lead - Leeds

Test Lead

Ref: 462Monday 28 March 2022

£50K-£70K + up to 10% Tax Free Bonus

Would you like to work for an employee owned consultancy that works on ground-breaking AI programmes for the NHS?

You'll be building automation frameworks from scratch, working in an agile project environment


The company

A highly successful, Leeds based, digital transformation consultancy that were founded in 1999.

They're hiring as they grew by 60% last year and are still on a large trajectory to growth

This growth happened due to the success of working with their clients and continuing to win big projects such as Healthcare AI.


They have just over 120 employees – around 10 of which are testers.

They’re employee owned with a strong values-led culture.

Their values are as follows:

  • Be a catalyst for change
  • Do the right things in the right way
  • Never stand still
  • Put the love in the room
  • Nurturing through collaboration



Employee owned

The people that work here own 75% of the business, giving them a vested interest in their success.

Typically, employee-owned businesses are more productive, more innovative and more resilient.



Projects

They work on projects in the health, retail, wealth and finance sectors.

They’ve completed projects for the likes of the NHS, Morrisons and Centre Parcs.

One recent project for the NHS was the creation of a AI/ML, blood clot database.

This database helped the NHS identify blood clots earlier.



How are they different / what are this company’s USP’s?

They have a collaborative culture, they never stand still, and it’s fast paced

They have a big push on continuous learning and development.

They’re all about openness, empathy, trust, having a positive environment and a “no blame culture”.

They don’t have managers. Instead, they have “leaders” and “mentors”.

They also allow you to take ownership of your own work.



Responsibilities

Automated API Testing

Working in an agile (Scrum/Kanban) project environment utilising a test first approach which drives and creates a shared understanding of project requirements e.g. BDD, 3 Amigos  

Configuration of automation tests to run as part of a continuous integration environment (Azure DevOps / AWS)

Define and implement an agile test strategy, report accurate test progress and effectively manage/triage defects.


Working hours 

They operate a common-sense approach to the split between home working and office working, .

In short, you can work from home as often as you like providing you don’t have to be in the office to attend meetings etc.

Their offices are in Central Leeds with free parking on-site.

The working hours are 37.5 hours per week and you have the flexibility to start anytime between 7:30 – 9:30.


Career progression

Every employee receives a career mentor - they have a set meeting every quarter but you can speak to them more often.


Benefits

  • Competitive salary, EOT tax free bonus and up to 28 days holiday entitlement (excluding bank holidays)
  • Approximately 10% annual bonus paid twice a year
  • Pension contributions up to 5% when you contribute 5%
  • Quarterly company events (includes social event)
  • Regular tech catch-ups/hack events
  • Attend technology events together
  • Christmas Party (partners are invited)
  • Summer away day
  • Cycle to Work scheme and Green Car Lease Scheme
  • Online learning subscription and L&D
  • EAP

 

How to apply

If you think the above looks of interest, please apply via this advert and/or send a copy of your CV to
christian@hainton.com

Don’t worry if your CV isn’t up to date, we can sort that out later.