Test Lead

Scene One Search & Selection
Bristol (City Centre)
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Lead - Bristol - cNegotiable plus benefits

Your role will focus on development of apps and services to support our clients growing and innovative range of products. They are looking for to recruit across a wide range of skill sets within Mobile Application/Connectivity; including Mobile Application Development, UX/UI Designers, Solution Architects, Tech Leads, Project Management, Testing/Quality and Leadership roles to research, design and create mobile applications which will transform the way customers interact with future products.


- You can swiftly spot weaknesses in a system made of many moving parts; youre up to date with whats changed in the latest Android or iOS releases and understand their impact.
- You can also proactively shape existing test frameworks, create new ones where appropriate and automate tests to ensure bugs dont surface again.
- Lead a small team of test engineers, both in terms of line management and processes and practises.
- Be a leader in our overall test approach and strategy, with test automation at the forefront of that.
- Keep up with multiple Agile development teams, formulating verification tasks for stories but also understanding the big picture for the week ahead.
- Provide critical input at all stages of design and development of new features.
- Perform exploratory testing, being able to de-construct the interactions between apps, products and a micro-service oriented cloud platform to find weak spots.
- Implementing automation scripts, contributing to test suites and UI automation written in either of Ruby (Calabash/Appium), Node.js or C#.
- Spot where automation can help and add capabilities to in-house crafted emulators and diagnostics tools to make future testing easier.
- Discover and reproduce bugs and document them.
- Your communication skills will lead your engagement with project managers, internal customers and developers to prioritise defects/bugs on live projects and regular releases.


- Exposure to Xcode, Android Studio or Java/.NET development environment
- Proficient, or interested in, open source test frameworks like Cucumber and Calabash/Appium and programming in Ruby, Node.js or C#.
- Ability to map faults/issues to the overall technical architecture of the cloud based services, apps and products.
- Experience of and/or interest in Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and Agile methodologies. Help drive the approach to QA and keep learning about best practice across the industry.

Highly Desirable:

- Experience of creating test frameworks and pragmatic strategies, assessing automated testing tools and creating test methods.
- Experience of setting up continuous integration systems such as Bamboo or Jenkins.
- Familiarity with automated build/deployment of mobile app builds, HockeyApp or Test Flight.
- Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, MQTT, Amazon Device Farm/Xamarin Cloud or similar and connected Embedded systems.
This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959528067