Tester, Test Lead, Manual, Automated, Agile

Corriculo Ltd
£45k - 50k per year + Benefits
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Tester, Test Lead, Manual, Automated, Agile As a result of an exciting period of change and transformation, this is a newly-created position for an experienced Senior Tester or Test Lead to build a test function from the ground up, within one of the region's most exciting and rapidly-growing companies, based in Abingdon, South Oxfordshire. The Role Working closely with a newly-appointed, passionate, Agile-focused Head of Development, the Senior Tester will take responsibility for all the testing activity within my client's development team, for all changes/enhancements made to their suite of internally-facing business-critical software applications. With the aim of improving the quality of the software delivered and ultimately, helping the development team to provide the business with the software they need to work as effectively as possible, the Senior Tester will need to understand the applications and the business, to decide what to test, when to test and how to test. The expectation is that the testing activity will be a combination of manual and automated testing, so the Senior Tester will be responsible for introducing the most appropriate tools and strategy. Initially a hands-on testing position, the opportunity is there for the Senior Tester to develop into a Test Lead or Test Manager, building and leading a first-rate testing team. The Company The Senior Tester will be joining one of the UK's most exciting ISPs, at the forefront of fibre technology. Privately-funded and with heavy investment, they are making a significant difference to the country's broadband landscape! Rapid growth saw them move last year into state of the art offices to allow for further expansion, and 2017 is proving to be an exciting year for them too! What Experience do I need? The wider your breadth of experience of testing tools, strategies and processes, the better, but the Senior Tester will need the following: - Previous experience of the full testing lifecycle in an Agile environment - Experience of a wide ranging of testing approaches such as: regression, UAT, Smoke Testing, etc., and when and how each should be used - Experience of creating test strategy and test plans, as well as the hands-on execution of both - Experience of both manual and automated testing would be preferred - Any experience of leading test teams and mentoring more junior testers would be beneficial I want to do that! This Senior Tester position really does offer an unparalleled opportunity to join a company at the forefront of their industry in an exciting period of growth and development. If you have any questions or would simply welcome a chat about this excellent position and company, just call me or drop me an email, as I'd love to hear from you! If, though, you think this role could be right for you and you'd like to learn more, then please apply now. Tester, Test Lead, Test Manager, Manual, Automated, Agile Corriculo is a specialist, boutique IT Recruitment Consultancy who, from their Oxford base, source high-level IT professionals to join a host of major clients. Corriculo is focused on providing the very best service possible to both candidates and clients alike. We have strong company values which we strive to match. Honesty & integrity, commitment & responsibility, continuous improvement, sharing and quality create the foundations upon which the company is built and underpin our approach to the recruitment process. Corriculo Ltd acts as an employment agency and an employment business.
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