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Test Lead - C#, Automation, Manual, SQL

  • Location:

    Eastleigh, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    QA & Testing

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

  • Contact Email:

    lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job Ref:

    LMVR/11917_1598606046

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-11

  • Consultant:

    #

Test Lead

C#, Automation, Manual, SQL

£40,000 - £45,000

50% / 50% focus on team leading and people management vs suggestions for process improvements, new approaches to testing, supporting system implementation

Testing Lead required to join a leading and progressive organisation from their office based in Eastleigh.

The role of Test Lead will involve working throughout the full testing lifecycle, predominantly using Selenium, within an Agile environment. You will be responsible for testing software, that will be used both internally and externally using a Test Automation Framework using Selenium WebDriver. You will be expected to work across multiple projects and multiple work-streams within large change programmes. Although you will be using automated testing tools for the majority of the time there will be some manual testing.

The ideal candidate for the Test Lead role will be working within a similar at the moment and have some commercial experience within automated testing.

You will preferable hold a relevant IT qualification within testing and have some experience within the following areas:

Team Leading / People Management / Strategy

Test / Technical Responsibilities

Line manage Test resources setting clear objectives and carrying out regular reviews and performance reviews

Provide subject matter expertise and best practice for both manual and test automation

Develop Test team members by identifying training areas and career aspirations to maintain a skilled resource pool

Testing of software written in C#

Work with the team to introduce new tools / techniques in test automation for improving test coverage, reducing testing time and improving defect identification

Assist with the design and implementation of automation framework for new and existing applications

Work with development teams to identify a testing solution, provide a strategy, estimates, ROI and implementation plans

Continue the maintenance of current scripts (both manual and automated) impacted by assigned projects

Provide test support to the Scrum Teams for the execution of tests

Write, maintain and execute performance tests and scripts using relevant load test tools

Previous staff management experience of diverse team of skill sets, including direct responsibility for recruitment, retention and release

Run manual tests when required

Documenting requirements and translating into test solutions

ISTQB / ISEB or equivalent

ITIL would be an advantage

Testing in an Agile environment

Knowledge of XML and SQL Server (Advantage)


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly progressive company that would be able to offer further career opportunities along with some excellent benefits.

Please send your CV to lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk or call 02380 765804