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Software Tester - Lead Senior Automation Test Engineer Consultant / Manager

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Recruiter: AWD Recruitment
Listed on: 7th October 2019
Location: Rg1
Salary/Rate: £1 - £90000
Salary Notes: Negotiable Depending on Experience + Overtime + Excellent Benefits
Type: Permanent

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Lead Software Tester / Senior Automation Test Engineer Consultant / Manager who has excellent management and team leading skills with experience delivering automated test solutions is required for a well-established and successful Global, Market Leading Company based in Reading, Berkshire.
SALARY: Negotiable Depending on Experience + Overtime + Training + Benefits
BENEFITS:

A supported professional Training and Testing & QA Certification Programme
Defined Career and Progression Plan
Competitive Package + Overtime + Training + Healthcare + 7% Pension
After an initial period - eligibility to apply for the staff mobility programme with Australia, New Zealand and India
Discover an environment with the opportunity to work alongside the best in the industry, with a Company that is committed to career development and best practices and has the mindset of thought leadership

 
LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire
Travel to client sites throughout the UK will be required with overnight stays
 
** Exceptional Career Development Opportunities **
** Diverse Range of Projects **
** Clear Progression Path **
** Work for a Global, Dynamic, Market Leader **
 
IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ: All Applicants MUST HAVE full working rights for the UK, be located within the UK right now, or if not be able to be on board within the UK within an 8 week period
JOB OVERVIEW
We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Lead Software Tester / Senior Automation Test Engineer Consultant / Manager who has excellent management and team leading skills with experience delivering automated test solutions.
Working as the Lead Software Tester / Senior Automation Test Engineer Consultant / Manager you will use your skills to not only consult to the Company's top tier client base but also to mentor and coach your colleagues within the business. You will also be part of a wider innovations team driving ideas and moving the business forward. 
As the Lead Software Tester / Senior Automation Test Engineer Consultant / Manager you will be an expert in your field and will deliver Test Automation solutions to the highest level of quality and act as a Champion for Automation in the UK. 
This exciting opportunity would suit an ambitious individual who has previous leadership experience as you will be required to lead a successful team, make hiring decisions, attend events and contribute industry papers.
The Company has its Head Office based in Reading. However, as they are a consultancy there will be travel required to various client sites across the UK and you will be expected to be prepared to stay away from home during the working week. You must be based in the UK, have full working rights and be ready to go with no delays...
 
ABOUT THE COMPANY
As a successful candidate, you will have a great opportunity to join this well-established, market leading Company that employs over 1,500+ permanent employees globally and are currently experiencing rapid growth. Due to this rapid expansion, they are seeking highly experienced Testers to join their UK teams on a permanent basis. You will be working with the best in the industry and enjoying a variety of employee incentives including award-winning career development programmes.
When joining the Company, you will work with like-minded colleagues who have a passion for testing excellence. With an encouraging and supportive environment, the UK team-orientated culture is helpful, friendly, inclusive and flexible, and by no means least, fun!
The Company operates with a flat-structure feel which enables you to have your contributions heard and acknowledged. They keep up-to-date with the ever-changing IT tools and throughout your career offer you the opportunity to focus on advancing your internationally recognised testing qualification (ISTQB / Agile + more) as well as learn new tools. In addition, they offer staff parties/activities, unrivalled employee benefits and a results-focussed culture that is inclusive, successful and they do it all with positivity and a smile.
 
APPLY TODAY
If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.
 
DUTIES
Your duties and responsibilities as the Lead Software Tester Consultant / Senior Automation Test Engineer / Manager include:
Strategy and Plan documents

Create multiple test plans to cover all test cycles for a particular project
Create or assist in the creation of a test strategy

Estimation and Resourcing

Provides estimates of required resources (time, people, skills, environments, tools etc.) for the project at the request of the test manager
Identify appropriate resourcing for test projects and test phases
Validates team estimates

Test Scheduling

Negotiate access and organise configuration/build of suitable test environments
Produce test schedules for a phase of testing

Implementation and Execution

Implementation and usage of multiple tools and best practices
Identify and solves technical challenges with implementation and usage of tools within a small team

Defect Management

Able to manage the defect process ensuring that all defects are analysed, and fixes are scheduled and retested

Reporting & Delivery

Provide regular reports to project test management and other interested parties
Complete client engagements from outset to completion in line with Project Plans and Estimates

Test Data & Process Improvement

Determine correct test data requirements and manage accordingly
Contribute to post implementation reviews for discrete areas

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Proven Test Lead experience
Proven experience delivering quality test automation solutions with multiple tools such as Selenium, RFT, MS Coded UI, Ranorex, Tosca, UFT/QTP etc.
BDD with tools such as Cucumber, JBehave and RSpec
A proven track record in leading successful teams
A solid understanding of OOP development practices with Java, C# or similar
A good understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX, Angular
Demonstrated ability to solve technical problems and implement innovative solutions.
Excellent relationship building and communication skills
All Applicants MUST HAVE full working rights for the UK, be located within the UK right now, or if not be able to be on board within the UK within an 8 week period

 
DESIRABLE SKILLS

Web Service and API testing
Ability to source control your test assets
Mobile Testing
Practical SQL and database experience
Exposure to Agile practices, Continuous Integration tools & DevOps

 
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV's of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.
PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.
JOB REF: AWDO-P5072
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