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Test Team Leader

Job Title: Test Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dartford
Salary: 40000 - 40000
Contact Name: Julie Rose
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Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

Julie Rose Recruitment is looking for a Test Team Leader to join a market leader within the loans market, where your strengths can add a unique perspective to the team in terms of identifying potential road blocks and dependencies early in the process.


Hours:           35hrs p.w. on a

Location:      Dartford           

Salary:           Up to £40,000

Benefits:       Pension, insurances, Perkbox and annual/quarterly bonus

Holidays:      23 days (rising to 28 following 5 years’ service)


Duties for the Test Team Leader:

  • Work with development and business teams to identify appropriate test coverage and create test data as necessary
  • Test interactive applications on various browsers and platforms
  • Test native applications on iOS and Android
  • Perform business requirements on proposed changes to ensure that all dependencies, issues and risk have been
  • correctly identified and are proactively monitored and managed
  • Work with the management team to identify and facilitate the delivery of test environment requirements
  • Play an active part in the continuous improvement of the software delivery approach
  • Escalate as necessary any causes for concern that may impact the quality of the end product
  • Provide test results with supporting data to facilitate go live decision making
  • Actively promote QA activities across the team and relevant business functions
  • Coach and develop the testing team, identifying development areas, and key skills
  • Anticipate problems and identify long term implications of decisions and actions
  • Create and maintain the testing lifecycle documentation to ensure its suitability
  • Play at active role in company projects, promoting the IT and testing service
  • Actively get involved in company projects, and provide assistance where required
  • Conduct regular review and modifications to test scripts and plans
  • Carry out User Acceptance Testing
  • Perform triage, troubleshooting and analysis of issues and failures reported by team members to determine if the
  • Produce and communicate test reports


Personal Specification for the Test Team Leader:

  • Previous experience with documentation of processes
  • Proven experience working as a Testing Team Leader or Manager
  • Knowledge and working experience of using test case systems (such as Zephyr etc.))
  • Excellent analytic skills