Test Lead

Integrity IT Solutions Limited
50000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits + Bonus
14 Feb 2017
21 Feb 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Test Lead

My client a large financial organisation are looking for a Test Lead to join their already successful organisation.

As a Test Lead you will be responsible for:

Managing a small team of system testers. Responsibilities include (but not limited to) resource planning, workload allocation, regular appraisals, mentoring and performance reviews.

Performing testing in a range of test types including but not limited to System Testing, Operational Acceptance Testing, Security Testing, and UAT.

Ensuring testing standards and conventions are adhered to throughout the SDLC.

Administering the provisioning of test environments.

Managing the testing of the core CRM system workstream (Caseflow).

Managing the testing of the Small Change process on the core CRM system and allocate resource as required.

Undertaking various testing tasks such as test estimation, writing test plans, test scripts, summary reports and exit documents.

Working with the Product Test Manager to help deliver key testing initiatives.

The Test Lead will need to evidence the following qualifications, skills and experience:


Extensive testing experience

Experience of managing a small testing function

Sound knowledge of test automation frameworks and tools

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Test Manager 2013 or later

Good knowledge of Visual Studio 2010 or later

Understanding of Agile/Scrum working practices

Experience of working within a structured IT delivery team

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


ISTQB Advanced Certificate in Test Management

Experience in testing systems/applications in Progress, SQL, Microsoft.NET

Experience in testing web based applications

Financial services experience

Plus, we're looking for someone with:

Excellent people management skills

Strong technical testing experience

Highly driven, must be able to work in a fast-paced working environment

Task orientated

Strong communicator

Attention to detail

Strong troubleshooting skills

Logical thought process

Strong analytical skills

Prioritisation of personal workload to meet business needs

The ability to mentor other members of the testing team

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Test Lead to join and lead an excellent test team and work on a number of large projects.

Immediate interviews/start available.

Test Lead

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