Test Team Leader

Boxtree Recruitment
27 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Boxtree Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Test Team Leader working as part of the Systems & Development Team supporting customers, business stakeholders, developers. The successful individual will be a thoughtful, analytical problem-solver who can add a unique perspective to the team in terms of identifying potential road blocks and dependencies early in the process. You will be a subject matter expert in your field and have demonstratable experience over several years.


• Previous experience with documentation of processes

  • Previous experience of a fast-paced environment dealing with multiple work streams
  • Proven experience working as a Testing Team Leader or Manager
  • Knowledge and working experience of using test case systems (such as Zephyr etc.))
  • Background in a customer service or operational working environment
  • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the test lifecycle at

Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

  • Knowledge of Software Testing theories or frameworks would be advantageous
  • ISEB / ISTQB Qualification (Ideally Advanced Test Manager)
  • Proven experience within a similar industry or related field
  • Previous experience managing a testing team
  • Previous experience of working in a regulated environment
  • Experience of using project management tools (such as Jira)
  • Experience of using GIT
  • Experience of identifying and implementing the most appropriate test automation frameworks and principals
  • Degree qualified


  • Support development and business teams to identify appropriate test coverage and create test data as necessary
  • Test interactive applications on various browsers and platforms
  • Test native applications on iOS and Android
  • Perform business requirements on proposed changes to ensure that all dependencies
  • Play an active part in the continuous improvement of the software delivery approach
  • Escalate as necessary any causes for concern that may impact the quality of the product
  • Provide test results with supporting data to facilitate go live decision making
  • Actively promote QA activities across the team and relevant business functions
  • Coach and develop the testing team, identifying development areas, and key skills
  • Anticipate problems and identify long term implications of decisions and actions
  • Create and maintain the testing lifecycle documentation
  • Conduct regular review and modifications to test scripts and plans
  • Carry out User Acceptance Testing
  • Perform triage, troubleshooting and analysis of issues and failures reported by team members to determine if the
  • issue is a defect, enhancement, or user-error
  • Produce and communicate test report
  • Act as a subject matter expert in your role, and be a point of contact for any testing matters

What we offer…

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual/Quarterly Bonus
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • 23 days holiday (rising to 28 following 5 years’ service)
  • Birthdays off

Please note that we expect a high response to this position if you have not had a response within the next 3 days please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

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