Roles Dev and Test

Test Automation Lead/Manager

  • Location: Chatham
  • Type: Permanent
  • Payment: £60000 - 70000
  • Per: Annum
  • Role: Development & Test

Posted by : Jacob Smith

Email : Jacob.Smith@intecselect.com

Test Automation Lead/Manager

Company:
A leading financial services corporation is currently hiring a Test Automation Lead/Manager to coach a team of automation testers within an agile environment. Additionally the Test Automation Lead/Manager will be heavily involved in the design and implementation of a Greenfield Automation framework utilising Selenium, Cucumber with Java or C#.

Role responsibilities:
Reporting into the Head of Testing the chosen Test Automation Lead/Manager will ensure that all Release Level Automation & Performance testing activities are carried out to department standards and that you’re Release, project, and delivery stakeholders are managed appropriately, kept informed of progress and properly engaged when issues arise or decisions are required:

• Build an automation framework from scratch.
• Define and develop the team’s automation roadmap and strategies using a wide range of automation technologies.
• Develop automation framework to enable both manual and automation resources can support automation activities.

Experience requirements:
• Significant experience of leading and managing Test Automation or Performance testing projects and teams, both on-shore and off-shore, with a strong focus on embedding early Automation delivery
• Experience of regulatory environments (Finance or Insurance).
• Experience of payments process testing or other complex financial services systems.
• Experience in the embedding of Test Automation into DevOps, BDD and CI/CD Pipelines using Cloud
• Working experience in using Object Orientated languages such as Java & C#
• Evidence of building strong communication channels and stakeholder management at all levels of the company, manage expectations and provide clear updates and responses
• Resource management, ensuring the right onshore/offshore mix is forecasted, planned and maintained
• Experience of delivering the test Automation strategy using Selenium, or Performance test strategy using JMeter and other industry tools
• Define and drive standards and best practices in QA and Testing, in particular champion the adoption of early, and continuous, quality improvement through Automation
• Adapting Test Automation for both the Waterfall and Agile delivery approaches
• Take responsibility for Automation test planning, estimating and execution
• Help define the tooling strategy that underpins the Automation & Performance testing effort.

Package:
• Salary – £60,000 – £70,000
• Bonus (15%)
• Private Healthcare
• Contributory pension.

If you can please respond to this advert with an up to date version of your CV and the leading consultant will be in touch.

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