Test Team Leader

Recruiter
MJ Recruitment Solutions
Location
Dartford
Posted
31 Mar 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Test Team Leader -
- Ideally need to have the ISTQB Intermediate qualification, or the higher levels, and have been a team manager for at least 2 years. Potentially they could move into a testing manager role as time progresses.
Competitive Salary and Attractive Benefits package is offered with this role
About the Role - Test Team Leader
The role of Test Team Leader forms part of the Systems & Development Team supporting customers, business stakeholders, developers and other team members. You will generally be a thoughtful, analytical problem-solver that 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 a number of years.
Experience/Knowledge –
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
Skills –
Excellent communication skills (telephone and written)
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
Initiative
Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
Sound judgment
Flexible
Detail-oriented
Excellent analytic skills
Ability to confidently communicate with all levels of staff through the business in a proactive and professional way
A degree of emotional intelligence
Duties -
* Work with 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, issues and risk have been correctly identified and are proactively monitored and managed
* Work with the management team to identify and facilitate the delivery of test environment requirements
* 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 end 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 to ensure its suitability
* Play at active role in company projects, promoting the IT and testing service
* Actively get involved in company projects, and provide assistance where required
* 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 reports
* Able to turn around work quickly and to a good standard
* Co-ordinate the change control process, to ensure all aspects of the process are managed appropriately
* Support less experienced members of the team in testing scenario’s, administration and general day to day duties as required
* Act as a subject matter expert in your role, and be a point of contact for any testing matters
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