Vacancy detail

Lead Test Engineer

£60,000 – £69,000

Location: United Kingdom Type: Permanent Skills: selenium, cucumber, TestNG

Lead Test Engineer

I am working exclusively with one of Belfast's most recognised innovative software houses who are currently on the lookout for a Lead Test Engineer. You will lead a team of highly skilled team of engineers to design, build and deploy transformative digital solutions to some of the most complex business challenges.

Are you keen to develop your career as a Lead Test Engineer who is looking for the next step in their career? Do you want to work with Cloud Technologies? This tech house is bringing new inventions to the market to tackle real world problems. With this being a lead role you will still be hands on with the code but must be passionate about developing young talent!

The company

This Innovative giant is working on some of the biggest technological projects available, ranging from public to private sector helping organisations get the best results. This organisation offers exposure to different environments as well as the opportunity to upskill yourself in upcoming technologies. You will be working across Health and life sciences, Defence and security sectors.

  • Work in an Agile methodology / Scrum
  • Deliver transformative digital solutions to today's most complex business challenges
  • Have the opportunity to work with likeminded developers

Moving into this test engineering team will see you take advantage of:

  • A fully agile working environment with flexible working hours and the ability to WFH if/when needed (typically amounting to around 1 day per week).
  • A cross-functional working environment that will see you learn new skills, relative to QA or other technical areas.
  • An opportunity where you can make an impact on the QA approaches of a rapidly growing technology house- you can influence everything from test strategy to technology selection.

The challenge for a Lead Test Engineer

You will be the lead Tester for a whole team maintaining the performance of the team. You could find yourself maintaining a large automation framework for a large scale project or delegate with your team to do so. You'll work as a test engineer with the sole responsibility of ensuring the product continues to meet the lofty standard it has set itself as a leading consumer reward platform. Day-to-day your role will involve:

  • Carrying out all elements of the testing life-cycle, inclusive of functional and non-functional test approaches.
  • Creating and delivering test scripts while planning and co-ordinating the testing of both the customer-facing product and internal systems/platforms.
  • Practicing both automation and manual testing processes to ensure that an industry-beating suite of products remains ahead of the competition.
  • You will play a large part of the account management

The skill set

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Automation Lead test engineer, with skills in the following areas:

  • Functional and non-functional testing, inclusive of both manual and automation testing experience
  • Creating automation test scripts to test websites, desktop applications and RestAPIs (C# or Java are preferred).
  • Web testing/cross browser compatibility testing and supporting web-based applications.
  • SQL Server 2012.
  • Knowledge of BDD tools such as Cucumber or Specflow
  • Using fundamental tools and languages E.g. OS, SQL, Unix, CLI tools, PowerShell, Shell Scripting, HTML and CSS

The package for a Lead Test Engineer

  • £60,000-£70,000 per year.
  • 10% annual bonus.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Company closure over Christmas (on top of your 25 day allowance)

Reference: AMC/BCO/LTE1

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