Technical Tester Team Lead l Chertsey l 35-42kBenefits

Recruiter
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Location
Chertsey
Salary
35-42k+Benefits
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Technical Tester Team Lead l Chertsey l 35-42kBenefits Would you like to? . Take ownership of automation environments? . Be responsible for testing a product that serves a truly meaningful field? Where your work helps the lives of millions of people? . Work within a team that is truly Agile . Work in vibrant, state of the art offices with a high energy environment? Responsibilities: . To liaise with the Test Manager to ascertain project priorities and provide project progress updates on a regular basis . To act as point of contact for all automation and technical test related queries . To advise team members on all technical aspects of testing . To authorise release of software in conjunction with the development leads . To raise, track and re-test any defects or issues identified during testing, and fully document them in VersionOne Agile Project Management tool. . Participate in Agile ceremonies . Assist and actively participate in the on-going development of testing processes . To expand your own knowledge of the product range and assist others . To undertake team 1:1s to identify and implement business objective, personal development plans and training needs for the team . To work with the Test Manager to provide effective and efficient automated testing across multiple products in multiple environments . To conduct daily testing as required . To review Requirement Specifications, Analysis and Design Specifications and Product Incident Reports, and provide initial estimates for planning . Liaise with the Business Analysts and Product Managers/Owners to review acceptance criteria with a view to producing detailed scenarios in both the BDD (behavioral driven-development) and traditional dev/test approaches . Validate Test documentation from a technical perspective Essential Skills . Highly skilled in the use of TestComplete, and moderate knowledge of TestPartner automation software applications . Highly knowledgeable in use of Selenium WebDriver, SpecFlow, Jenkins, NUnit and Visual Studio. . Strong proven programing ability in C# and VB.Net . Strong knowledge of software automation processes and tools . Excellent leadership skills . Committed, highly driven, self-motivated individual capable of working independently and working with teams to achieve the delivery of high quality software . Able to manage, mentor and motivate team members to meet business needs . Excellent verbal and written communication skills that provide the necessary level of information to suit the audience, and business need. . Strong planning and organisational skills . Ability to prioritise conflicting requirements using sound commercial judgment; . Understanding of the full Software Development Lifecycle . Excellent problem solving skills, with the confidence to make and communicate decisions effectively. . Commitment to following and championing Agile . Passionate drive to improve quality through process, and an ability to perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness Education and Exp: . A minimum of 2yrs automation exp as a technical software tester . Exp testing commercially available off the shelf automation products or bespoke solutions . Previous Exp of managing individuals and leading a team . Achieved degree standard in computer-related subject . ISEB certificate in Software Testing (Foundation essential) . Background working in an agile development team employing SCRUM beneficial . TDD (test-driven development) and BDD . SQL and Oracle databases . Strong Exp in test planning, preparation, execution and reporting Salary and Benefits: 25 days holiday Health Insurance Pension package (5% matched) Death in Service Childcare vouchers TO APPLY: Please send your updated CV to [Email address removed] ASAP for immediate interview consideration. Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role. If you would like to apply for this job please send your CV to [Email address removed]