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Lead Software Tester / Lead QA Engineer

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    QA & Testing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Justin Lewis

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Lead QA / Software Test Analyst - up to £45,000 +Bonus & Benefits

An industry leading real-time software solutions provider are looking for a Lead Software Test Analyst / Lead QA Analyst to join them and work on a range of global software projects and initiatives.

The Lead Software Tester / Lead QA Analyst will be the champion for QA within the business and work with colleagues across departments to reinforce its value.

The Lead Software Test Analyst / QA Analyst will be required to balance hands on functional integration testing with the leadership of a small test team.

Additional responsibilities of the Lead Software Test Analyst will include:

  • The development and implementation of test strategies.
  • To work in a Scrum environment and liaise closely with Project team, BA's. SME's and Development colleagues as required.
  • Investigate defects and log where variances are identified.
  • Coordination of test environments.
  • Definition and documentation of each test strategy.
  • Supporting UAT and customer Testing.


The successful Lead QA Analyst / Software Tester will be required to have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of leading a small Test / QA team, ideally undertaking reviews and development.
  • Commercial functional testing experience.
  • Good understanding of testing methodologies and tools.
  • Solid experience with web based software applications.
  • Experience of operating within a Scrum software development environment.
  • Strong communication and coaching skills.


This is a great opportunity for an established Software Tester / Software QA Engineer to have significant impact in the process improvements of an already successful software company.

They offer a range of benefits including: A Bonus Scheme, Free Parking / Bus Travel, 25 Days holiday, BUPA medical, Pension Scheme, Staff Canteen.

To apply for this position, please forward your cv to