Software Test Team Leader – Agile – 50-55K

South East


£50000 - £55000 per annum


TEST TEAM LEADER (line-management), Lead Software Tester, Senior Test Analyst, Manual/Automated, Test Automation, ISTQB/ISEB, Selenium, SoapUI, Scripting- 0-55K + Bonus

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Role: Reporting directly into Head of Development this is a Software Test Team Leader / Lead Software Tester job where you will have responsibility for a small testing team as well as being hands on. Working in an Agile environment this will involve full line management (hiring/firing, appraisals, general wellbeing of the team) alongside defining test strategies, maintaining standards & best practises as well as driving forward test automation.

Feel free to contact me on 0-7-7-9-1-6-1-5-7-0-3 to obtain client info and job spec.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

* 70/30 split in favour of hands on
* Test Team responsibility
* Introduction of new testing tools for both web & windows applications
* Part of project design teams of new software development projects
* Work alongside and support other members of project teams including developers and support
* Research, design, testing, documentation etc.

Primary skills required:

* Previous line-management experience of an Agile software testing team
* Skilled in both manual and automated software testing techniques of WEB & Windows applications
* Selenium, QTP, SoapUI, Ranorex

Secondary skills: Any experience of coding in C# or Java (a nice to have)

Such an exciting time to join this client as they embark on a new era. A lot of investment in both technology and facilities are happening right now. Only the best will do.

This is not a standard 9-5 job. You will be expected to put the hours in when required and look at this role as a life style more than just a job. For the person who has the competitive streak in them, there is no better place to work. Ownership and accountability must be something you see as your strengths as well as flexibility and a strong team ethic.

Client: They boast an impressive history in the development of some of the most advanced technological software in the world. Occupying a cutting edge and technology advanced facility commutable from Aylesbury, Oxford and Milton Keynes. This organization employs some of the world’s leading technical minds. An excellent staff retainer, once you become part of this industry and organization, you very rarely want to leave it.

Salary & Benefits: 50-55K + Bonus, Gym, Pension, Free parking, Car Schemes, and onsite canteen.

If you believe you fit the role, then please click apply for immediate consideration. Your CV will come straight to my inbox and I shall contact you soon after. If you don’t have a CV ready just send me an email and we can talk through the role and you can get a CV together later. Find me on LinkedIn or Twitter @ITRecruiterJo

Candidates of all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this role. Ascent People are acting as an Employment Agency in respect of this role.

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