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9th May

Lead Tester

— Excellent work environment, training & development

Salary: £35K - £45K
Location: Bristol
Type: Permanent
Ref: 8615


  • 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 you’ll be essential to guaranteeing that quality remains consistent. You’ll 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 you’ll need

  • You’ll need demonstrable testing skills with proven commercial experience.
  • Experience testing enterprise web & mobile applications is essential.
  • You’ll 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 you’ll be doing?

You’ll be working as a lead within the testing team, alongside the BA’s, 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. You’ll 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 that’s something you require training in. You’ll 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 you’ll get in return for your talents

You’ll 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 you’ll 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!  There’s 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.

What’s next?

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