Principal Tester - Agile / Automation / SQL / Web Services

4it Recruitment Ltd
Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Tester - Agile / Automation / SQL / Web Services

Principal Tester required. The successful Principal Tester will come from an extensive technical testing background, with strong experience of testing solutions within an Agile development environment and experience of test automation techniques. The Principal Tester will possess previous experience of leading testers and test teams.

The Principal Tester will be responsible for using knowledge of testing practices to help implement and care for some of the client’s key products and services. You will work on existing data loads based on SQL Server (Stored Procedures, SSIS) and a new Azure cloud based data loading platform using microservices, data streaming and NoSQL data stores. As a Principal Test Engineer, you will be responsible for deciding the test approach, and the appropriate test tools and techniques to use. The Principal Tester will have oversight of testing across three teams, help to define and maintain the test strategies and ensure that good practice is being followed. Additionally, the Principal Tester will be involved in leading the Test Community, working with other Principal Testers to improve methods and share knowledge across teams.


  • Commercial experience of testing solutions within Agile development environment
  • Test Automation experience
  • Experience of leading testers and test teams
  • Effective test design, planning and scheduling
  • Use of Agile acceptance test tools (SpecFlow, Fitnesse, Cucumber)
  • Knowledge of Web Service APIs (XML/XSD/WSDL/SOAP)
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Experience of working with Data
My client is a market leading business in central Leeds, offering

26 days holidayPrivate Medical SchemePension Scheme 8 x annual salary life insurancePermanent health insuranceChildcare VouchersCycle to work schemeThe successful Principal Tester will be working on exciting varied and challenging projects within a large high profile environment, so for more details and to secure an interview please apply today!

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