Automation Test Lead - Leeds

Integrity IT Solutions Limited
£50,000 + Benefits + Bonus
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Test Lead My client a large financial market leader are looking for an Automation Test Lead to join their growing team. This is a great role to provide technical expertise in test automation and to manage a small team of System Test Engineers. on. The Automation Test Lead will be responsible for: - Defining, creating and managing the automation frameworks for core applications - Working closely with other development and test leaders, the role has full accountability of test activities across the team - Managing the design and implementation of automation frameworks - Writing automated tests, scripts and feature files - Driving Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) - Managing the testing team. Responsibilities include (but not limited to) resource planning, workload allocation, regular appraisals, mentoring and performance reviews. - Overseeing a range of test types including but not limited to System Integration Testing, Operational Acceptance Testing, Security Testing, and UAT. - Owning automation test processes - tools, strategies, processes and governance. - Ensuring testing standards and conventions are adhered to throughout the SDLC. - Validating all releases before submission to Change Advisory Board to ensure coverage, consistency and completeness of documentation and evidence. - Managing all testing activities, strategic projects, and small changes allocating resource as required. - Managing resources to reduce key person dependencies and single points of failure. - Working with the Application Test & Product Manager to help deliver key testing initiatives. As a Automation Test Lead you will need to evidence the following qualifications, skills and experience: - Extensive technical testing experience - Proven experience in test automation - Experience of managing a small testing function - Experience in using Selenium WebDriver & IDE - Knowledge of Microsoft Test Manager (2013 & beyond) & TFS 2013 - Understanding of Continuous Integration tools (e.g. TeamCity) - Experience of testing a range of systems - ETL, Applications, Batch processes, - Proven history of implementing automation frameworks and automation test strategies - Knowledge of software design principles and architecture - Experience defining, building and maintaining test harnesses - Experience of working within a structured IT delivery team - Excellent interpersonal communication skills Desirable - Working knowledge of.NET languages & T-SQL - Experience in testing systems/applications in SQL, SSIS,.NET - Experience in testing web based applications - Experience of using SOAPUI and Visual Studio for automation purposes - Financial services experience - Experience in using SpecFlow - Automated API testing experience My client are also looking for the Automation Test Lead who can demonstrate the following: - Excellent people management skills - Task orientated - Strong communicator - Strong analytical skills - Prioritisation of personal workload to meet business needs This is a fantastic opportunity for an experience Automation Test Lead to join a successful testing team and work on large interesting pieces of work. Immediate interviews/start available. Automation Test Lead
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