Senior Automation Test Manager

360 Resourcing
Competitive + benefits
13 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client has a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed They are currently looking for a Senior Automation Test Manager to join their expanding team. Their office is based in Reading but this position will involve travel across the UK. The successful candidate will join them on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a highly competitive salary plus a 7% Pension Health Care Package. Our client has been ranked the 2nd biggest independent software testing company in the world. With over 1000 permanent employees across Australia, New Zealand and the UK, they pride themselves on delivering High Quality Consistent solutions. Our client is tool agnostic and vendor independent, providing impartial advice and practical support across all mainstream and open source test tools, and successfully delivering Testing solutions for small to large organisations across the UK. They are built on the core principle that quality people lead to quality outcomes. About the Senior Automation Test Manager Role With particular experience of working with Selenium, you will consult to their top tier client base, covering all areas of the testing lifecycle in multiple industries. This role involves planning, scripting and executing performance tests using a variety of tools both on your own and within a team. You will be given the tools you need to advance your skills and experience, while developing a rewarding career as well as adding true value to your clients. What you'll be doing as their Senior Automation Test Manager: - Define automation strategies and lead high-performance teams. - Develop and execute automated tests and teams - Manage stakeholder expectations, keeping them informed throughout the project. - Document and report progress, risks, issues and defects. - Work across multiple clients delivering PoC and pre-sales work in UK - Be a practice lead for test automation with overall responsibility for delivery across all projects. - Be responsible for contracts, negotiations and profitability What they’re looking for in their Senior Automation Test Manager - Proven experience in delivering Selenium frameworks. - A proven track record in managing successful teams - minimum 5 years’ management experience. - 10 years' experience delivering quality test automation solutions with multiple tools such as RFT, MS Coded UI, Ranorex, Tosca, UFT/QTP etc. - A solid understanding of Object Oriented development practices - A solid understanding of IT principles - Computer Science degree or similar is advantageous - A good understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX - Demonstrated ability to solve technical problems and implement innovative solutions - Excellent relationship building and communication skills - Knowledge of business and people management Desirable Skills - Web Service and API testing - Service Virtualisation - Mobile Testing - BDD with tools such as Cucumber, JBehave and RSpec - Practical SQL and database experience - Experience with version control systems such as SVN and GIT - Exposure to Continuous Integration tools About Them Our client is a highly social and close-knit team and they are known throughout the group for their forward thinking initiatives. They value flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to 'muck in' to get the job done. A flat management structure means that their leadership team is accessible. With their wide variety of clients and projects, you will be constantly challenged and never bored. Our client supports its staff with a defined career plan with positive and realistic progression points for each new team member. They offer all courses (including ISTQB) to all of their employees and they regularly recognise and reward high performers. You will receive a base salary commensurate with market rates and in addition, there are regular staff social events and excellent employee benefits including pension and Health Care. Start Date ASAP. So what are you waiting for? If you would like to join their team as their new Senior Automation Test Manager then please click ‘ apply ’ now to take the next step in your software testing career Don’t miss out, they’d love to hear from you Our client is an equal employment opportunity employer. No agencies please. This job was originally posted as

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