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Test Lead - Automation

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  • Sector:

    Automation Testing

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  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Matt Shore

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    0113 386 8551

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Matthew Shore

Test Lead – Automation – Selenium

Currently recruiting an Automation Test Lead role for a national organisation in Leeds. You will be responsible for implement QA process and Automated testing across the portfolio of work to improve the overall testing cycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Will contribute during all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Take on leadership responsibilities and influence the direction of the automation effort, and its schedule and prioritisation
  • Build new automated test frameworks and extend existing frameworks with Selenium/C#
  • Review product requirements, functional and design specifications to determine and prepare automated test cases
  • Produce testing documentation for new and existing applications
  • Ensure testing is carried out to a quality standard
  • Manage all test reporting within BAU and projects
  • Provide input to continuous improvement within the testing function and the wider IT function
  • Peer review of colleagues test output
  • Work closely with the project, analysis, architecture, development and support teams  

Key Skills

  • Strong understanding of testing within the SDLC
  • Ability to analyse existing manual tests and determine value for automation
  • Testing within an Agile / Waterfall environment
  • Built and maintained a BDD driven Selenium automation framework
  • Maintained a BDD driven API automation framework
  • Built an automation framework for cross browser and platform support
  • Implemented an automation framework
  • Good working knowledge of XPath and CSS Selectors for element identification
  • Understanding of web technologies (XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS)