Test Practice Lead (Automation)

Location: Leeds
Date Posted: 14/08/2020
Salary: £55k - £65k
Expires: 11/09/2020
Function: Leadership
Role Type: Permanent

I am working in partnership with this brilliant business to recruit this role, which will take their team to the next level. 


After consistent year on year growth, my client is in an incredibly strong position and the Test Practice Lead role is a strategic hire to continue embedding quality in all that they do, and testament to the high standard of service that they are committed to delivering to their customers. 


You will lead and manage a team of 10 Testers across a range of enterprise products, focusing on their learning and development. You will be a Test Automation and Agile expert, passionate about using your experience to improve the skills of others.


As the Test Practice Lead, you will have the opportunity to make the role your own but be expected to champion best practice, lead by example, and shape / hone the future of testing within the business. This includes setting the standard and strategy for Test Automation, API Testing and Performance Testing, and bringing in new tools / technologies.


Skills and Experience Required:

- Expert in Test Automation and industry standard tools such as Selenium Webdriver

- Proven recent hands-on experience with Automation Testing

- Strong knowledge of C# or Java

- Experience leading / managing teams of 8-10, OR currently managing a small team but keen to step up

- Agile

- Expert in QA best practice

- First-class communication skills 


The salary on this position is £55,000 - £65,000, with a bonus and an excellent benefits package attached.


This is a unique opportunity that's not to be missed. You will inherit a team that are proactive, smart, and hungry to learn, and work alongside a team of Engineers that have brilliant minds as solve some really complex business challenges, delivering solutions that are used by MILLIONS of people all over the world.


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