Principal Test Lead

Recruiter
Searchability Ltd
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1262564473
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Principal Test Lead- Central Leeds

Test Strategy / Agile / Test Principals / Test Automation / Communication skills

Based in Leeds City Centre, 10 minutes' walk from the train station
Competitive salary up to £60k, 12% bonus, 26 days holiday and other great benefits + on-going training!
Telephone interviews being held ASAP
To apply contact Gabbi Trotter on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) or email (url removed) for further info

We are a highly successful company going through an exciting period of growth. Currently we are expanding both our UK based and international teams and require a Test Lead to join our Leeds based team. This is a unique role perfect for an ambitious Senior tester/ Principal tester looking to move into a more strategic, people centric position, whilst still be very involved in the technical aspects of testing

We offer formal training and regularly send our employees to attend conferences and events. As a company we do invest a lot of time into our employee's personal progression, so we are looking for someone who shares the same passion and enthusiasm for the product as us!

Sourced by @ITJobs_N - Yorkshire

WHO ARE WE?

We are a company focused on developing innovative products and services. Already working for us are over 1000 highly talented individuals. To join our Leeds office, we require a Test Lead hit the ground running looking after around 9 of our agile teams. As a company we operate a very fast paced, dynamic environment. The ideal candidate would be someone who thrives in this kind of work culture. You will be expected to be passionate about your job and will be looked to for ideas and suggestions to improve our productivity.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

You will be overseeing up to 9 of our small but highly effective Agile Product teams, made up of testers and developers, as well as being very involved at a larger scale with the testing companywide, this is a community of 40 testers. We are looking for a forward thinker who can shadow our team's ad help them to improve and grow as Testers, you will advise them on all aspects of testing and ensure that we have continuity throughout our departments. This is perfect for someone who loves people interaction and problem solving, whilst still having a hand in and being inn the front lien of the technical approach we take.

You will be expected to provide rapid feedback to ensure overall productivity. It is vital you have excellent communication skills, as you will be continually mentoring and coaching your team to ensure necessary standards are met. Therefore, it will be down to you to demonstrate best practises and professionalism and most importantly show a genuine passion for testing.

WE NEED YOU TO HAVE...

At least 5 years' experience across testing, ideally panning manual, automation, api and mobile testing
Prior leadership or mentoring experience
An absolute passion for all things test with the ability to contribute your own ideas to a team

TO BE CONSIDERED...

Please either apply by clicking online or emailing me directly to (url removed). For further information please call me on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed). I can make myself available outside of normal working hours to suit from 7am until 10pm. If unavailable, please leave a message and either myself or one of my colleagues will respond. By applying for this role, you give express consent for us to process & submit (subject to required skills) your application to our client in conjunction with this vacancy only.

Test Strategy / Agile / Test Principals / Test Automation / Communication skills

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