Software Test Team Lead

North West


£30000 - £38000 per annum


Software Test Team Lead, Lead Tester, Software Tester, Test Lead, Test Analyst, ISTQB, ISEB, Manual, Automation, Manchester

Experienced Software Test Team Lead required to manage software test team in a fast-moving financial services development environment. You’ll be testing a range of existing and new systems and a wide range of applications including websites, interfaces and back-end systems. You’ll be using both automated and manual testing methods and will be required to manage a growing team (currently 2 to 3) of Software Testers.

The company – The UK’s largest company of its kind having recently acquired several new companies and therefore continually growing.

As a Software Test Team Lead you will be required to have the following skills and experience;

* ISTQB/ISEB foundation level certification.
* API testing using SoapUI or Postman
* Experience in exploratory testing and debugging using logs alongside the testing process
* Functional testing, cross browser testing experience
* Proven manual and automated testing experience
* UAT experience including liaising with end users
* Regression testing experience
* Experience in producing test cases and test plans
* Knowledge of Selenium and automated testing processes
* Experience in producing estimates for testing. (which should include the time spent on documents, testing, regression and UAT)
* Ability to understand complex systems and technical specifications
* Ability to test against requirements & specifications
* Knowledge of how to interrogate databases (SQL or Oracle) using basic queries.
* Experience of working in an Agile environment.
* Able to set up processes and processes for the team and act as technical lead
* Recruit new staff as required
* Mentor and motivate your team, driving appropriate behaviours through regular 1-2-1s, appraisals, objectives setting and metrics.

* Experience of testing websites in a commercial environment

* Have appropriate knowledge of HR processes and systems and manage holidays, sickness, return to work meetings, 1-2-1s, disciplinary actions etc

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who already has some testing team lead experience but who is ready to take that next step up to further their management career.

Please send your CV for this Software Test Team Lead role today for immediate consideration. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered

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