Test Manager

Hudson IT
City Of London
£65k - £75k pa + Competitive Benefits
16 Mar 2017
15 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Prior experience designing, building and maintaining automated test suites and managing a team of automated testers is essential. Knowledge of the role of testing in the software life cycle is important, and experience of programming languages appropriate to test automation is essential, with experience of C# and .NET being very useful. You must demonstrate professional standards of software quality assurance, with an awareness of team dynamics and the realities of commercial software development.

Key responsibilities

*Working as the manager of a software testing team to produce high quality production software in line with business requirements.
*Promote the adoption of automated and other forms of testing in the software lifecycle.
*Define our global approach to testing, in particular automation, and ensure testers adhere to the defined approach and standards.
*Take ownership of test suites, test environments, test frameworks and tools, and test data sets. Work in partnership with DevOps and scrum teams to maintain and enhance these.
*Help define stories, challenge developers and write acceptance criteria.
*Work with Head of Development and Product Management to ensure the software development process and the teams involved support the testing standards defined.
*Resolve technical debates/arguments to focus the test team on working solutions.
*Manage and mentor your team.

Essential skills and experience
*A strong understanding of automated software testing at a practical and theoretical level.
*The ability to write and review tests in Selenium, SpecFlow, and other test frameworks.
*Demonstrable experience getting developer buy-in to automated testing and the importance of the test role in software development.
*Experience of front end testing with Javascript

Desirable skills and experience
*Knowledge of C# is a significant advantage
*Performance testing experience with JMeter or similar tools
*Mobile testing experience
*Knowledge of unit testing and mocking frameworks

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