QA lead

  • Category
    Infrastructure - Cloud roles
  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • External Reference
    QALEAD10119

QA Lead / API testing / Agile / Selenium

Spring Technology have partnered with an existing client to find a skilled and experienced QA Lead to be based in their slick central Leicester office.

My client are a savvy cloud based communications company who can offer the successful candidate an amazing working environment and exposure to the latest cutting edge technologies.

You will be a confident individual who can demonstrate your leadership abilities, you will be leading a team of 4 analyst's and 1 senior Analyst and reporting into the Head of QA.

As key influencer within the QA department, you will be working collaboratively alongside Development, Design, Infrastructure, Product, Service Delivery and Support Teams and will be responsible for the manual QA effort of assigned projects. This is a varied role with a mixture of hands on QA, project scoping, team guidance and mentoring, process improvement and management.

You will get involved with various projects, ranging from BAU changes to long-term projects.

Key Responsibilities:

*Strive for high quality using best practices.
*Work to continuously improve the testing process.
*Maintain open communication and transparency with other departments and stakeholders.
*Collaborate closely with the development and product teams.
*Being hands on who can lead the team to help solve day to day problems.
*Assist the team with manual QA, putting in the extra effort where required.
*Mentoring the team members to help them learn the CloudCall products.
*Chasing issues and helping to unblock tasks.
*Act as a key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, coordinating QA resources accordingly.

Key Skills

*Strong aptitude for analysis and problem solving.
*Willingness to continue learning and drive yourself and your team to improve.
*You will have strong numeracy and literacy skills, methodical, innovative, take initiative and work really collaboratively within a team.
*You are experienced in working in Agile and Scrum methodologies.
*Will have good communication skills both written and verbal and will be experienced in collaboration with the development teams.
*Experience working within a Software Development environment (ideal)

This is a permanent role paying up to £42,000 including benefits including flexible working, free breakfast, Healthcare, Training & Development, Pension etc. They also offer a very fun environment cool sociable events.

If this role is of genuine interest please forward your most up to date CV to trevor_newman@spring.com or get give me a call on 0121 214 6142 for a confidential discussion!
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