QA Lead

£35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
QA Lead
Based in Hessle, East Yorkshire
Salary circa £40,000 + Excellent Benefits

A leading global provider of products and services to the education market is currently looking to recruit an experienced QA Lead for the Product Team in Hessle, East Yorkshire. Offering benefits including pension, medical insurance, life assurance, plus childcare vouchers, this is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned software professional to play a key role in the development of market leading technology solutions for the Higher Education sector.

The Role
As part of a friendly and supportive team and leading the QA function, you would be responsible for defining and implementing an efficient QA operating model to align with business goals, establishing and enforcing robust test methodologies and continually reviewing and refining these in line with best practice.

You will play a key role in shaping the way the QA function operates, ensuring that teams are efficiently resourced and high performing whilst identifying and addressing any skills gaps, taking responsibility for ensuring that the entire testing life cycle is carried out accurately and effectively and driving continuous improvement and managing risk.

The Candidate
The role will suit a talented software professional, passionate about QA, with experience supervising QA / Test teams in previous roles. You must be able to demonstrate in depth knowledge of testing methodologies and the software testing lifecycle, plus a successful track record implementing cohesive testing policies across a range of IT disciplines.

You will be a natural communicator with exceptional customer facing skills and the ability to quickly build collaborative relationships and effectively manage stakeholders. You will bring the highest levels of accuracy as well as the ability and drive to work in a multi-disciplinary environment where you will need to prioritise your own and others' workloads whilst adhering to tight deadlines.

The Company
A global provider of products, services and software to the international higher education, further education, training and vocational learning markets, this is a great chance to make an impact at an innovative forward thinking business.

This role will suit candidates who have experience as the following: QA Lead, Lead Tester, Software Tester, QA Test Engineer, QA Team Lead, Senior Software Tester, QA Engineer, Test Analyst.

The position will suit candidates based in: Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, Barton-upon-Humber, Scunthorpe, Brigg, Grimsby, Goole, Selby, York, Pocklington, Beverley.

We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.