Head of Testing

Up to £50,000 per annum
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Primary Responsibility:

Ownership of the company wide approach to testing, engaging with clients to determine the strategy per project and overall responsibility for the test team’s quality and output.

Reporting to: :Head of Delivery


  • Large scale Software and development projects, spanning multiple teams, locations and technologies
  • Pre-sales engagement including testing strategy, tooling and other early opportunity activities such as bid-response writing
  • Successful test team management
  • Robust test script production
  • Pragmatic test automation
  • Technical leadership inc. reviewing QA output
  • Managing project and environment testing effectively
  • Creating clear and effective documentation across multiple channels
  • Security oriented testing inc. awareness of key standards
  • NOTE: as is common with this type of role, occasional out of hours and remote location working will be required to support high-priority deadlines.

    Essential Skills:

  • Effective ALM/ Defect Management
  • Test Team Management
  • SME in tooling inc. automation
  • Experience testing across JS FE/ .net/ SQL/ Azure
  • Agile development process integration.
  • Determining effective test strategies
  • Desirable skill:

  • MS Dynamics CRM testing
  • ISTQB Practitioner or similar
  • Conducting performance reviews
  • Remote team management.
  • Benefits:

    In addition to being a part of a small but brilliant team based in a great, creative environment you’ll receive;

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • high-spec laptop & other necessary tools
  • excellent expense policy
  • free soda, crisps, chocolate and other treats
  • And post probation;

  • active support for professional development including in-house training, course materials, in-work study and exam fees for professional qualifications
  • grown-up work from home policy
  • pension contributions
  • childcare voucher scheme.
  • Critical illness cover