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9th May

Lead Tester

— Excellent work environment, training & development

Location:
Bristol
Type:
Salary:
£35K - £45K
  • Lead role within a growing team; excellent progression opportunities.
  • Personal autonomy and responsibility.
  • A genuinely enjoyable and passionate work environment.

A highly respected software house, based in central Bristol, is looking for a Lead Tester to join their expanding team. The business has high coding standards and youll be essential to guaranteeing that quality remains consistent. Youll be working with a talented team that enjoy learning new skills, with the business providing training and the opportunity to engage with the wider tech community.

What skills youll need

  • Youll need demonstrable testing skills with proven commercial experience.
  • Experience testing enterprise web & mobile applications is essential.
  • Youll be capable of working autonomously, taking responsibility for your own work.
  • Any experience working with test automation tools will be highly beneficial.
  • Training and/or mentoring of junior staff would be important to this role.
  • An interest in picking up new skills and tech is important.

What youll be doing?

Youll be working as a lead within the testing team, alongside the BAs, to analyse project requirements and develop testing plans and maintain company coding standards. Part of this will be working with the Software Engineers to define quality standards and help them contribute to the testing effort where needed through automated testing. Youll also be responsible for documenting, reporting, planning and more. Part of your role will be learning new technologies and methodologies, in particular developing your skills with test automation tools; if thats something you require training in. Youll also be helping with training and mentoring more junior members of the team, as well as helping to provide leadership as the team continues to grow.

What youll get in return for your talents

Youll be working in a smart, collaborative and social working environment; everyone gets involved in all sorts of tech events, hackathons & LAN parties so you can too! On top of that youll really get treated as a grown up with flexible working hours and this wide range of exciting projects and clients, no two weeks will be the same!  Theres excellent progression (the testing team is growing rapidly), training and R&D opportunities within the role for those looking to really stretch themselves further their careers.

Whats next?

Like the sound of this one?  Send in your CV now or get in touch with Jack for more information.

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