QA / Automation Lead, Birmingham

Recruiter
Harvey Nash Plc
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Harvey Nash have a superb opening for an Lead QA to join a thriving software consultancy in central Birmingham.

The company deliver end-to-end software solutions to a number of high-end clients, with a focus on correct Agile delivery and premium quality. They are seeking an experienced QA to define correct QA practices, with an eye for destructive/exploratory testing in a proactive way.

As the company are advocates of test-driven-development and pride themselves on the quality of their software, they are looking to stay at the forefront of testing methodologies so this is a crucial role for the organisation going forward.

You will proactively identify problems - literally, you will try and break the software from a UI perspective - and be a key member of the team that defines correct acceptance criteria. These are usually in a Given/When/Then format.

Hard Skills/experience required:
  • Exploratory and destructive testing experience
  • Experience working closely with development teams
  • Defining / agreeing Acceptance Criteria
  • Test automation
  • Selenium / web driver


Soft? ?skills?:
  • A? ?real? ?team? ?player
  • Confident? ?but? ?not? ?aggressive
  • An? ?excellent? ?communicator
  • Analytical
  • Methodical,? ?organised? ?and? ?able? ?to? ?maintain? ?order? ?under? ?pressure
  • Proactive? ?and? ?interested,? ?a? ?self-starter? ?that? ?does? ?not? ?require? ?constant? ?management
  • Very? ?efficient? ?in? ?time? ?management
  • Possessing? ?an? ?ethos? ?of? ?self-improvement
  • Able? ?to? ?make? ?'good? ?enough'? ?decisions? ?based? ?on? ?available? ?data
  • Able? ?to? ?identify? ?when? ?escalation? ?is? ?required
  • Flexible? ?in? ?approach? ?depending? ?on? ?circumstances


This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a great, forward thinking company that promotes self-improvement and growth.

On top of challenging and fast-paced work, they are offering a salary between £40,000 and £50,000 plus benefits that include 25 days holiday, competitive pension and private healthcare.

Please submit your CV below and call Charlie Webb on 0121 717 1961.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77532307