Test Team Lead

Circle Recruitment
Northampton, UK
15 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Team Lead

£40K - £45K


The Test Team Lead will lead the Testing Team to support, quality assure and enhance the organisations software application processes from start to finish. The Test Team Lead will ensure that the product is fit for purpose by managing and leading the business requirement, development and testing stages

Key Responsibilities for the Test Team Lead:
  • Leading the Testing Team
  • Maintaining the test automation frameworks and ensuring that the frameworks keep updated based on the updated test cases
  • Defining the scope of testing within the context of each release / delivery
  • Deploying and managing resources for testing as well as carrying out tests and document results in the required standard.
  • Functionality Testing of new and legacy applications to ensure business requirements are met
  • Liaise with analysts, developers and business domain experts to produce test scripts, test data and scenarios for conclusions to be performed manually and using automated test tools
  • Report defects through the agreed process and assist other programme colleagues to find the best solution to the problem
  • Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated).
  • Assist with the troubleshooting, verification and evidence of reproducing faults
  • Ensure developers are kept up to date with latest issues and problems.
  • Communicate with the offshore testers and create the software test plan (Including reviewing and sign off stage)

The Test Team Lead will have the following skills:
  • Excellent background in functional testing
  • Strong experience of using Agile methodologies
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of the SDLC
  • Good background of web services/technologies and test tools
  • Experience with web and non-web-based application testing
  • Experience with Jira and Oracle SQL
  • Developing test frameworks from scratch
  • Previous experience writing scripts with selenium
  • ISTQB (Foundation level)

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