Web Test Lead / Lead Tester

  • Category
    Testing & Quality Assurance - Automation testing
  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • External Reference
    357156-D

Test Lead - City of London - Perm - £53k - £57,500 Per Annum

The Company
A strong Web Test Lead with strong automation testing experience is required by a growing Financial Services company based in the City of London.

The Role
The Test Lead is responsible for test planning, execution and reporting to ensure the delivery of high quality web-based business applications following industry best practice.

Responsibilities
*Understand business requirements and processes to define test plans.
*Continuous review of scope and testability of all requirements.
*Provide test estimates and approach to Product Managers.
*Identify and documenting Risk, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies in test phase.
*Define and execute test cases. Capture test results, defects and defect priority.
*Work with business resources and co-ordinate creation of UAT test scenarios and scripts.
*Embed best practices and quality improvements. Including Test Automation.
*Establish and embed performance metrics.
*Responsibility for all test phases. Including 3rd party test activities.
*Undertakes any other IT related duties as required in line with the business needs.

Experience Required
*Demonstrate experience of Leading Test Teams in an agile environment using SCRUM to deliver web-based applications.
*Substantial experience of writing detailed, structured test scripts using best practice design principles.
*Full software development lifecycle experience using structured and agile approaches.
*Excellent understanding of testing methodology and analytical skills to ensure full understanding of potential defects.
*Test automation framework and tools delivery.
*ISEB/ISTQB Software Testing accredited or equivalent.
*Experience of using test management tools (e.g. HP Quality Centre (ALM), Team Foundation Server, Jira)
*Browser Compatibility test tools (e.g. BrowserStack)
*Manual and test automation experience of web portal technologies (e.g. Selenium, SpecFlow).
*Experience of MS Office, MS Project and Visio.
*SDLC methodology.
*Testing in an Agile (SCRUM) environment.

Benefits for this position include:-
20% performance related bonus
Generous annual leave
Excellent pension
Health insurance
Life assurance

If you are interested in this position, please apply now for immediate consideration.
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