Head of Testing & QA
We are looking for an experienced Test Manager whose core characteristics are creative, dynamic, friendly and results-focused, in line with those of the organisation we are working on behalf of who are a famous name in the financial services / insurtech space.
You will play a pivotal role in designing strategic plans and budgets that support business change and growth, so a genuine interest in the domain of testing and quality is key to successful evolution. You would... need to be a practitioner who engages with the community on latest practice and thinking, and is able to share this with the team as part of the learning and development piece, with experience of implementing agile / lean techniques and culture.
You will be managing and leading a small but growing test team from recruitment through to training to continuous development, managing requirements and testing of third-party software, focusing on outcomes rather than outputs.
Technically, you would need to have
• an understanding of principles of architecture, SaaS, cloud and software delivery
• strong competency in C# with knowledge of associated coding practice such as SOLID, DRY
• substantial experience of automated testing and working within an evolving Devops culture
You will be rewarded with a salary within the bracket of £75,000 - £85,000 per year with the benefit of a degree of remote working on offer, with just 3 days a week required in the Reading, Berkshire office.
If you are looking to join an organisation at an exciting and challenging stage of its journey, then this could be perfect for you – more so if you have experience of working in a maturing ‘start up’Read more