Head of QA - Reading - Automation, Manual, JIRA - £60000

£50000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Head of QA - Reading - Automation, Manual, JIRA - £50,000 - £60,000 The Role A Head of QA is required to join an established tech team at a market leading data insight and business intelligence agency in Reading. As the Head of QA (UAT, Selenium) you will be responsible for the management of testing and implementation of a growing team in a new office. The development team currently consists of 10 members; as the Head of QA (UAT, Selenium) you will taking on an autonomous role laying out test plans and strategies, working alongside Product Owners, writers and Solution Architects, to ensure the quality of the released code from their UK office. You will be a core member helping to continue to deliver a service which leads the marketplace, with offices on multiple continents. Automation is a large part of the role, and an understanding of Java code and Front End Tech will be a key knowledge area - as well as a working knowledge of API, network and security testing - hands on ability is important, but an understanding of how it is implemented is the vital part of the role. You will be collaborating with and helping manage offshore teams as the Head of QA (UAT, Selenium) therefore a complete understanding of QA processes, and an ability to lead and direct hands-on testing is tantamount. For this reason you will expected to take ownership, and ensure the likes of User Stories meet acceptance criteria; be a key part of project meetings; liaise between QAs and Developers; and most of all assume a hands on role with the more complex side of test scripting. This is a great opportunity to join a growing office in a company that has won awards for its innovative approach to data analytics. Head of QA (UAT, Selenium) Requirements Experience as a test lead, and strong hands-on testing experience Experience defining functional and non-functional testing frameworks Strong understanding of Java code / Front End tech. Understanding of WebDriver / Cucumber Agile JIRA The Company The company has a global outreach, working with some of the biggest names and blue chip clients across a variety of industries. Having grow significantly due to sustained success - they have won awards for their sky rocketing natural growth - they are now growing a new office to work harmoniously with their current global and other UK offices (with 200 staff worldwide). They pride themselves on providing some of the most innovative insights, and hold the quality of their development and insights as the utmost importance. Apply If you are a Head of QA (UAT, Selenium) looking to join a great team as part of a globally successful company the get in touch to find out more. Interviews are happening now, so don't hesitate, send your CV forward straight away and apply Head of QA - Reading - Automation, Manual, JIRA - £50,000 - £60,000 Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66888496

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