Software Test Team Lead, Derry




IT & Digital


£40,000 to £50,000 Per Annum



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MPA Recruitment has been appointed by a successful and growing technology business to source a Software Test Team Lead to join their team in Derry. This role will oversee the Software Team in the development of quality software from Automation and Performance testing through Regression and New functionality tests.

You will be responsible for identifying the tools for test reporting, test management, test automation, load testing etc. and educate the team on how to best utilise these. You will identify the scope of testing required per release and assign team resources accordingly. You will provide leadership and encouragement to team members whilst communicating team objectives, deadlines and identifying new areas for improvement, providing training sessions when required. You will conduct team meetings to update members and enforce continuous expectations and best practices.

You will hold a Degree or Masters in Computing or related discipline and a minimum of 5 years of experience as a senior software tester/test team lead. You will have significant experience with automation testing and load testing with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Test Manager and Visual Studio 2017. You will have a good knowledge of SQL Server and of the software development life cycle. You should also have a strong knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.

You will take pride in delivering high quality work with a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills. You will be able to work with minimum supervision and will have an enthusiasm for new technologies with the ability to adapt and learn these new technologies and applications quickly. You will be able to review business issues and product requirements, translating them into maintainable test cases. You will have an interest and capability in solving creative problems in a systematic and determined manner. You will also have the confidence and initiative to evolve ideas and bring together pieces of work to produce positive changes

You will receive a competitive salary and full benefits package reflective of your experience.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Mark Canning, Business Manager at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 7136 0070 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.