Lead Tester

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    West Yorkshire, England

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    £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

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    Tom Milner

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Lead Tester


£35,000 - 45,000

West Yorkshire

The Bridge IT are recruiting for an experienced Lead Tester to manage a small team of testers and performance testers to play a key part in the development of key products. Working closely with other teams the Lead Tester will ensure that each feature is tested correctly and eliminate any issues that may arise. They will be involved at every stage of the development lifecycle and have great communication skill to manage team, time and resources effectively.

Key duties

  • Managing, planning and preparing test in a repeatable format to test products at various stages of the development process
  • Logging all technical issues into the Team Foundation Server for review
  • Liaising with the development team to ensure all parties are aware of potential issues
  • Prioritising testing effectively and taking a risk-based approach
  • Attending planning meetings and assisting in providing test estimations and test planning
  • Supporting production rollout

Key skills/Experience

  • Must be trained to ISEB or ISTQB QA standards
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience working in a Quality Assurance management role
  • Previous experience in managing and mentoring testing teams
  • Experienced in practices and methods for managing test plans and regression test suites
  • Experience in writing automated tests using Selenium Web Driver
  • Previous experience working within an Agile Scrum environment
  • Knowledge of C#
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Experience of the software release process
  • Excellent organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met and requirements are delivered accurately

Preferable Skills:

  • Experience with TFS
  • Working with Performance, Stress, Load testing tools
  • Knowledge of HTML

If you are a focused, well organised individual and are keen to work with the latest technologies then please apply with your CV for immediate consideration.