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Lead Test Engineer / Test Architect – Strategy focused – Salary up to £85,000 DOE - London

Lead Test Engineer / Test Architect – Strategy focused – Salary up to £85,000 DOE - London

Job Title: Lead Test Engineer / Test Architect – Strategy focused – Salary up to £85,000 DOE - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Industry:
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Reference: 8618
Contact Name: Shaun Connor
Job Published: April 15, 2019 10:06

Job Description

Lead Test Engineer / Test Architect – Strategy focused – Salary up to £85,000 DOE - London

Amicus Recruitment are proud to be working with a market leading software provider who are on the lookout for a Test Architect. Based out of their offices in central London, you’ll be brought in to manage look at the strategy and architecture of the whole QA function, with a current team of 30 testers. You will report into the director of QA and with the testing function receiving huge investment, there is huge growth progression with the role.

The developers work in teams of 8 using technologies such as C# Asp.Net MVC, Entity Framework, Azure, and various JavaScript frameworks/libraries. They are currently moving everything over to Azure / Microservice architecture, so this is a great opportunity for a Test Architect to use the latest technologies, practices in a professional technology setup. You will be looking at high level architecture and collaborate with the head of QA to set the road-map and increase testing coverage. This is not a managerial role, but you will be extremely comfortable mentoring and coaching testers as well as being able to build automation frameworks from scratch. This role will involve a lot of interaction with Senior Stakeholders so you will be expected to have strong stakeholder management skills and be able to drive the strategy through the wider organisation.

Company

Established over 17 years ago, this company have grown to be a market leader in their sector. Their head office is based in central London with over 400 people and are looking to continuously expand throughout 2018 and beyond. Their IT department is split up into 9 different SCRUM teams, consisting of a Technical Architect, Lead Developer, Senior/Mid-Level Developers, a QA Engineer and a Product Owner. They have an excellent staff retention rate, offer superb working conditions such as casual wear & foosball table and offer clear career opportunities.

Skills

You must have experience in these skills to be successful in this position:

  • High level understanding of BDD/TDD
  • Agile
  • Experience writing UI and integration tests
  • Previous mentoring experience
  • Previous experience of automation testing
  • Experience in both web and mobile testing
  • Building automation frameworks from scratch - Ideally using C#
  • CI and delivery experience - Ideally using tools like Bamboo

If you have any experience around Devops or have experience in release management, this will be considered highly advantageous.

Package

As well as a competitive salary of £60,000 - £85,000 (DOE), they offer a world class benefits package that includes Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days holiday + BH, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Retail Discounts, Gym Membership, Flexible Working hours, Annual Leave Purchase, plus many, many others!!

Please send a copy of your most up to date CV to shaun.connor@amicusjobs.co.uk to be considered.

Lead Test Engineer / Test Architect – Strategy focused – Salary up to £85,000 DOE - London