Test Automation Lead

Recruiter
Gerrard White Consulting Limited
Location
Tunbridge Wells
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for aTest Automation Lead to join a global insurance business and lead a dynamic testing team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with cross-functional Agile teams to ensure exceptional quality delivery of customer facing digital experiences
  • Define automation standards, methodologies, toolsets, technologies and ways of working.
  • Works closely with Agile Test Manager, Senior/Developers and Product Owner's on a daily basis to understand functional requirements and acceptance criteria to ensure the build of quality products.
  • Acts as the champion for both in sprint quality testing as well as overall functional, security, and performance automation testing to improve efficiencies
  • Provides line management including coaching, career development, training, and support for Senior/Developers in Test.
  • Supports the development of standards / tools / techniques for Agile testing.
  • Collaborate with agile delivery teams to build and maintain automation test frameworks and test suites to support continuous delivery of exceptional quality
  • Keeps up to date on the latest industry trends and openly shares thoughts amongst Testing Centre of Excellence on standards / tools / technologies / trends for automated testing.
  • Produces regular test reports to the team, line manager, and IT programme functions
  • Creation and maintenance of appropriate test environments for automation, ensuring consistent efficiency with support from the Environment and Development team

Key Skills / Experience

  • solid automated BDD and TDD experience, implementing frameworks (preferably Selenium
  • Previous development experience: recognises what good quality code looks like (and flags refactoring required / peer reviews needed / individual's development needs etc.)
  • Strong Agile testing experience (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Professionally recognised testing certification
  • Test Lead experience of line management, mentoring, coaching and HR support of a small team (4-6 people)
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Good experience of Continuous Integration (CI), i.e TFS, VSTS, Jenkins
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, particularly working closely with the Product Owner and Development team

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81388830

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