Lead QA Engineer / Lead Software Tester

Recruiter
Spectrum IT Recruitment
Location
Southampton
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead QA Engineer / Lead Software Tester An industry leading organisation specialising in high availability software systems are looking for an experienced Software Tester to join their organisation at an exciting time. The successful Software Tester will have the unique opportunity to introduce a testing function to an existing business and have significant influence on the processes, practises and tools. The Lead Software Tester will Lead QA Engineer / Lead Software Testerhave the following skills, experience and attributes: * Solid experience of manual and automation test development execution in a commercial environment. * Knowledgeable in Test Automation technologies and practises. * Ability to take the lead on best practise and confidently advise the business of the appropriate course of action. * Previous experience of setting up a test function from scratch - advantageous. * Experience of testing web based applications. * Solid experience of test planning. * Experienced in gathering, reporting and monitoring metrics and defect analysis. * Experienced in operating within an Agile environment. * Previous experience of working on software systems which require 24/7 availability. * ISEB / ISQB qualified. * Knowledge of software development , ideally SQL - advantageous. * Knowledge of querying databases - advantageous. The responsibilities of the Lead Software Tester will include: * Setting up and establishing the test function from the beginning. * Running and executing test scripts. * Liasion with the project team to ensure test coverage of functional requirements. * Investigation and logging of defects. * To build a solid understanding of the systems and process and their interaction. * Definition and documentation of the test strategy for each project. * Collaboration with other relevant business functions. * The organisation offer a competitive salary, bonus scheme, free parking and range of other benefits. To apply for this position please forward your cv