Software Test Team Lead

Bristol, England   •   Permanent   •   45000 - 60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Software Test Lead

Based in Bristol

Fantastic benefits package that include a very competitive, market leading salary, Non-contributory pension scheme of up to 10%, Income protection cover, 25 days holiday per year, rising to 30 days with service (plus bank holidays), Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work scheme, Travel loan scheme, Discounted gym membership scheme, Optional private medical cover (inc great member discounts).

Working in a vibrant and collaborative team in the heart of Bristol, close to good rail connections and great shops, restaurants and bars, in newly refurbished offices that provide an excellent working environment with open office space; you will be working for a company that values their staff, keen to promote flexible working and diversity, and strive to create and friendly and sociable environment. They have a fun breakout space with table football, table tennis, ps4, chess area along with daily riddles for the staff to get involved in as well as an open bar once a month for social gatherings. They are also very active in local tech meet ups & hackathon events.

The work is project led, rather than product led which means that you will have a good variety of blue-chip clients to work with and will have superb opportunities to work on a range of different technologies.

Working with a varied portfolio of global clients, the ideal candidate will be comfortable in speaking directly to the end client so will have excellent communication skills.

Following an Agile approach with solid development practices, you'll work in close collaboration with a team of software developers and will have some demonstrable experience in leading a test team as well as taking on a Test Manager duties yet still remaining very "hands on". You will have the experience to help take the testing practice to the next level through client engagement and the delivery of innovative testing services.

You will be truly passionate about technology, ideally active in local/national groups and meet-ups, and will act as an evangelist for the team - inspiring and encouraging members of the team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for, as well as demonstrable experience in, testing software
  • You will be able to quickly adapt and learn new technologies on the job
  • Knowledge of one or more of Java, C#.NET, JavaScript, JUnit, TestNG, HTML, CSS, SQL
  • Experience with end-to-end test automation, eg. Selenium, Jasmine, Protractor
  • Experience of Continuous Integration systems
  • Exposure to the full software development lifecycle and Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience of context-driven testing principles

If this sounds like you, then please send your CV to me today as the hiring manager is ready to interview!!

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