Test Lead / Lead Dev in Test

MagenTys ltd
£60,000-£75,000 + Benefits
16 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
We areworking with a top Digital Retailer exclusively to hire a Lead Dev in Testtojoin the London offices.

This company has continued to demonstrate year on year growth, and is a fantastic opportunity for any Lead QA who is looking to work for an innovative company who pride themselves on putting technology and quality first. They have a fun and collaborative culture, one where people enjoy coming to work with no micro-management, everyone contributes and takes ownership of their own work, all working together for a common goal in an highly Agile environment.

This role would see you leading a team of 9 talented QA Engineers, you would be responsible for driving innovation by implementing formal QA Processes, and setting up a robust BDD Automation Framework, becoming the SME in Test Strategy for the company.

Initially working in tandem with a leading UK Test Automation & Agile Consultancy, you'll be well supportedbefore taking full responsibility of the team thereafter.

Responsibilities will also include:

- Managing stakeholders
- Leading and mentoring a team of QA's, both permanent and contract staff and coordinating these resources
- Being the first point of contact for releases, and creating strategic test objectives and goals

Who Should Apply:

- Passionate Lead Developers in Test who see themselves as evangelists and thought leaders
- QA Professionals who love all things tests, and regularly attend meetups, present at events or contribute to open source projects
- Someone who writes beautiful code, we aren't interested if you solely rely on copy and paste for building strong test cases for automation
- Your previous title might be; Test Lead, QA Lead, Lead Developer in Test, Lead Dev in Test, Team Lead for Test, Automation Lead or similar

Technical Skills Required:

- Experts in Selenium WebDriver, ideally using Javaor Ruby as your preferred scripting language
- Core skills in Cucumber, someone who promotes BDD
- Used to working with Git or Subversion
- Strong background of leading Test Teams on fast paced projects

If you've previously had exposure to Chef, Microservices, AWS, Puppet, Vagrant, Jenkins or working witheCommercewebsites, then this is advantageous.

On top of salary + usual benefits, this company also offer Private Healthcare, a competitive pension scheme, travel card loan and a bonus up to 20%!

Interviews are being set up over the coming weeks so if you would like to find out more or be considered for this great opportunity, please click Apply Now and one of our Consultants will be in touch.