Test Team Leader
Uncle Buck Finance
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Uncle Buck Finance
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What are we looking for?
This role forms part of the Systems & Development Team supporting customers, business stakeholders, developers and other team members. You are generally a thoughtful, analytical problem-solver that can add a unique perspective to the team in terms of identifying potential road blocks and dependencies early in the process. You will be a subject matter expert in your field, and have demonstratable experience over a number of years.
Previous experience with documentation of processes
Previous experience of a fast-paced environment dealing with multiple work streams
Proven experience working as a Testing Team Leader or Manager
Knowledge and working experience of using test case systems (such as Zephyr etc.))
Background in a customer service or operational working environment
Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the test lifecycle at
Knowledge of Software Testing theories or frameworks would be advantageous
ISEB / ISTQB Qualification (Ideally Advanced Test Manager)
Proven experience within a similar industry or related field.
Previous experience managing a testing team.
Previous experience of working in a regulated environment
Experience of using project management tools (such as Jira)
Experience of using GIT
Experience of identifying and implementing the most appropriate test automation frameworks and principals
Excellent communication skills (telephone and written)
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
Excellent analytic skills
Ability to confidently communicate with all levels of staff through the business in a proactive and professional way
A degree of emotional intelligence
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 issue is a defect, enhancement, or user-error.
Produce and communicate test reports
Able to turn around work quickly and to a good standard
Co-ordinate the change control process, to ensure all aspects of the process are managed appropriately
Support less experienced members of the team in testing scenario's, administration and general day to day duties as required
Act as a subject matter expert in your role, and be a point of contact for any testing matters.least 3at least 3
What we offer...
Private Medical & Dental Insurance
23 days holiday (rising to 28 following 5 years' service)
Wedding/Civil Partnership Leave
Reporting to: Systems & Development Manager
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (flexible between 8am and 6pm by agreement)