Lead QA

£55k - £60k per annum


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A large, leading housing association is recruiting for a proven and experienced Lead QA / Tester to be pivotal in developing and maintaining the current digital platform and transforming the ways in which the organisation works, as well as the customer experience.

Key duties

  • You will report into the Development Manager and work Agile
  • Lead a small team of QA / Testers to assure quality of code
  • Ensuring that each developed piece of software is fully functional, fit for purpose, and in-keeping with the high standards of the business and bespoke systems
  • Ensuring in-house and customer facing systems work correctly in line with business needs through the use of manual, automated, UAT, and regression testing
  • Consult with developers, testing team, and project management
  • Use technical and digital experience along with your ability to build relationships to drive real change and innovation
  • Assist IT heads in planning, guidance, and direction to the team
  • Guide, coach, and mentor software developers

Experience needed

  • A keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience leading a team of QA / Testers
  • Expeirence working on full life cycle implementations across multiple projects
  • Strong Agile delivery expeirence (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Experience writing and working with automated test tools (C# Postman, Jenkins, BDD – SpecFlow, Selenium)
  • Experience testing React/Redux and .NET
  • Azure cloud applications experience
  • Functional testing experience such as: integration testing, smoke testing, UAT, interface testing, usability testing, system testing, API testing, and regression testing
  • Signifcant QA experience
  • Ideally you will have been a lead QA for a minimum of 2 yrs

Tech experience needed

  • Hands on experience with BDD, C#, RESTFUL API, SQL/NoSQL, JS frameworks and GIT
  • Experience with writing both manual and automation tests for UI and APIs
  • Experience with test tools such as Postman, Selenium, Speckflow
  • Demonstratable experience leading and mentoring QA team

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