Automation Test Lead

Artis IT
Cardiff, UK
09 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Test Lead required by market leading, award winning Automation Test Lead based in Cardiff. The successful Automation Test Lead will play a pivotal role helping achieve strategic objectives through successful implementation of Test Automation using best practice governance and controls.

*Work with the testing team to understand the test strategy, plans, processes, procedures and standards in line with company goals and industry best practice.
*Develop close and collaborative relationships with teams across the business sharing knowledge and understanding leading to improved service delivery to internal and external customers across the business.
*Take responsibility for own development to ensure testing knowledge is developed and kept up to date with the department and industry changes.
*Own and achieve your Individual Performance Objectives (IPO's) and Personal Development Activities.
*Develop your knowledge in all Software Applications and Products.
*Mentor and support test team individuals.
*Identify, resolve and/or escalate risk/issues to the Head of Test in a timely manner to enable our client to meet delivery commitments.
*Make suggestions, contribute to, and support the implementation of key change initiatives in testing and across the business.
*Set Automation Frameworks, day to day management of all automation test phase activities and deliverables based on high and low-level design documentation.

Skills/experience Required
*IT specific related Degree/Higher Education Qualification
*ISTBQ qualified at higher level
*Expert in setting up an Automation Framework
*Experience and knowledge of software development processes and tools
*Proficient on the use of Automation tools
*Experience of working an Agile or Waterfall Methodology
*Experience of working with multi-skilled test team, across multiple sites
*Strong commercial awareness and customer focus
*Able to communicate at appropriate level of detail to Senior Management, Testers and Developers
*Ability to motivate and enthuse teams
*Capable of coaching testers in the test approach and methods to be followed

This fantastic opportunity comes with a salary of £40,000-45,000 p/a and a benefits package including a 10% annual bonus, 25 days holiday (Buying or selling extra holiday), Childcare vouchers, Private medical insurance, Free fruit, Subsidised gym memberships and many more.

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