Lead Automation Test Engineer - Contract

Recruiter
Ten10 Solutions Limited
Location
Kettering
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Lead Automation Test Engineer East Midlands Based Client 6 Month Contract (High Chance of Extension) This is a fantastic opportunity with one of our flagship clients and a chance to drive your career forwards working in a fast paced agile environment with key stakeholders in an interesting and varied technology stack. This is a technical role with leadership experience needed. About Us at Ten10 Ten10 is the UK's leading software testing consultancy. As a dynamic award winning business, we bring our energy, passion and enthusiasm to everything we do. We reward both team and individual excellence, value new and exciting ideas and we have fun. Ten10 has offices across the UK in Leeds, London and Brighton. As we continue to grow we want to find and develop the best talent in the testing industry to join our amazing teams and deliver outstanding projects. We are a fast paced and forward thinking business so we want to speak to people who are adaptable, agile, ambitious and the best in their field. Being a Lead Automation Test Engineer at Ten10 Role: - Support Test manager in strategic test decision making - Have input into strategic testing decisions and relay to the Ten10 team - Manage testing on strategic projects (in addition to normal digital/agile delivery) - planning/scoping through to execution - Lead delivery of testing in the digital/agile teams - Build relationships with stakeholders - Provide day to day management support to the Ten10 team. This includes dealing with escalations, managing holiday approvals, reviewing expenses and supporting the performance management process - Provide document and code review of all key test artifacts before being presented to the client - Attend the monthly account meeting with senior stakeholders, and Ten10 delivery and account managers Responsibilities - Mentor/manager for Ten10 test team - Solve technical issues encountered by testers - Maintain and continuously improve automation framework - Own review and merge of test code - Lead regression testing runs - Lead live validation of releases (including evenings) - Work closely with senior stakeholders to get ahead of test issues/problems - Manage recruitment - review technical tests, conduct (phone) interviews. - Facilitate distribution of work from test team backlog - Resource planning/team structure analysis and planning - Assist with communication of test strategy to stakeholders Skills Required - Automation - Java/Selenium/Cucumber - Version control - Git (GitFlow framework) - Functional - Web front end - Test management of large teams ~ 20 testers - Stakeholder management >= C level - Testrail - Testing within SCRUM/SCRUMBAN agile environments - Experience with scaled SCRUM frameworks - 8 teams on 1 product - SQL within TOAD **Ten10 is dedicated to promotion of equal opportunity and non-discrimination. We want to recruit outstanding people for our team on the basis of capability, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, civil partner status, pregnancy, maternity, race, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We make sure that all applicants are treated fairly throughout our recruitment process. Employees who are involved in the selection and interviewing process will be fully aware of relevant legislation and the importance of avoiding discrimination.
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