Test Lead, London UK

London (Central)
£Highly competitive- enquire on application
13 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Acutest is a leading independent consultancy specialising in software testing. We concentrate solely on testing software, business processes and IT with the goal of helping out customers to achieve the benefits of their technology-enabled change faster. With an enviable portfolio of blue chip clients our consultants are engaged on some of the most interesting and high profile projects taking place in the UK right now. We have clients from a range of industry sectors including financial services, new media, hospitality and telecommunications amongst others. As Test Lead at Acutest, you will be expected to undertake some or all of the following: Conduct reviews on key projects, design and test documentation Facilitate risk-based based analysis of specification documents, liaising with business users and technical staff Create test plans for individual projects Liaise with third party suppliers, vendors and stakeholders Lead a team of test analysts in the creation and execution of test cases Collaborate with project team members and subject matter experts to define and create test data Work with key stakeholders to enable them to make informed decisions about the quality of the product under test Why You? Acutest is looking for individuals to join our team of over a hundred consultants. Our consultants are expected to: Communicate well with client and supplier teams Engage with stakeholders at all levels Inspire and motivate others to undertake change Take part in the wider Acutest community as well as commit to their own development Possess excellent analytical skills and be problem solvers Deliver in challenging environments Have an understanding of different project delivery approaches such as Agile and Waterfall Why Acutest? Acutest will provide you with a unique, challenging and rewarding career as a test consultant. We have a large customer base in London, but you will be given the opportunity to travel to other cities within the UK as we do have projects the length and breadth of the country. We understand that people have a life outside of work, but there will be travel requirements. We'll try and work with you to make them as painless as possible . We can offer excellent career opportunities dependent on your own skills, career objectives and work experience. We are committed to the training and development of all our consultants, so you can expect to develop your skills in a range of areas from consultancy behaviours to new test tools on the market, as well as training tailored to you as an individual. You will be respected from day one and assigned to projects based on ability and potential, rather than the grade you are on. Simply put, you are defined not just by what you do but how you do it. There are real benefits in working for a niche organisation composed of like-minded individuals. It's not just about the day to day work, there is a real community feel about Acutest. We have an extremely high retention rate, consultants we started with 14 years ago are still with us today and many more have joined and stayed. Our support network means there are lots of opportunities to socialise, learn and share experiences, as well as the backing you will need to help you hit the ground running on your next project. This is all part of being a consultant with Acutest with a group of like-minded individuals who are among the very best at what they do. If you are interested in hearing more please apply now This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66883177