Test Lead (Hands On)

Test Lead

Ref: 361Tuesday 1 June 2021

£40-45k

A Digital Transformation consultancy based in Leeds City Centre are looking to hire a Test Lead to work on their client's greenfield projects.

They're currently a team of around 40.

Their clients include O2, Story Homes and Techbuyer.

They're based in Leeds City Centre but will allow you to work from home a couple of days a week.



Your main responsibilities

  • Undertake software testing across many platforms and applications
  • Plan, write and execute functional and non-functional tests and evidence the outcomes in the form of software defect and test reports
  • Provide concise and effective feedback to the development teams
  • Manage testing across several projects concurrently
  • Write, update and coordinate regression tests across many platforms and applications
  • Ensure test phases are executed on time with the agreed level of coverage
  • Update management regularly on test progress
  • Mentor junior QAs
  • Review and provide feedback on test plans, test cases and reports for junior QAs


Why should you consider this job

  • Plenty of variety in your workload working across different projects and clients
  • Plenty of opportunities to manage and lead projects
  • Good chance to progress throughout the company (there's a clear pathway to become Head of Testing)
  • Strict Agile environment
     

Your working hours are flexible

Monday - Thursday you can start work anytime between 8:30 - 9:30.

On Fridays you can start work anytime between 8:00 - 10:00.

You can also take up to two hours for your lunch.

 

Other benefits

5:4 pension - they put in an additional 4% for every 5% you put in.

They'll also provide you with access to Pluralsight and a cycle to work scheme.

They run regular social events such as cinema trips, escape rooms, lunches and pub trips.


Required experience

  • Manual testing: 4 years
  • Defect tracking software tools: 4 years


Desired experience

  • Automated testing and tools
  • Performance testing
  • Security testing
  • Mentoring of junior QAs
  • Team Leadership
  • Client facing experience
  • Working in an Agile development environment
  • Business Analysis and problem solving


If you'd like to discuss this role further then please click 'Apply' and/or get in touch with Tom Smith - tom@hainton.com / 01642 271428