Lead QA Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1361979

 Job Description

MCS Group is seeking a Lead QA Engineer for one of NI's fastest-growing and most ambitious technology teams.

MCS Group is working with one of the most exciting companies to set up in Belfast in recent years as they seek a Lead QA Engineer to join their growing technology centre. Having set up in Belfast over 2 years ago, they have attracted some of NI’s best technologists already and have now embarked on their next phase of serious growth. This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious QA Engineer with team and technical leadership experience who are seeking to springboard their career into test management.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing company that will offer unique and interesting projects to a QA Engineer who has lead/mentored QA Teams.

The Role

  • The QA Lead will manage and support their QA team across multiple projects.
  • You’ll coach, manage and mentor junior team members.
  • You’ll impart your expert advice on QA strategy throughout the project lifecycle.
  • You’ll play a key aspect in the strategy and execution at every stage of the testing process.
  • You’ll work with developers to identify and fix problems
  • You’ll play a hands-on role in the development of automation testing using new technologies and developing frameworks

The Person

  • You’ll have a wide understanding of test methodologies and processes – having tested complex, critical applications in the past.
  • You’ll have a background in resource management and stakeholder management (Off-shore and On-shore)
  • You’ll have a broad knowledge and experience in functional and non-functional testing.
  • Ideally have experience in the following types of testing: Functional, Regression, Smoke, Automation, SIT, UAT, Non-Functional, Security – preferably for web and mobile applications You’ll have a sound knowledge of automation test tools and frameworks.
  • Experience in agile (Scrum/Kanban) & waterfall software development models


  • Negotiable, with a leading benefits package.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Chris Busby, Senior IT Consultant at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit www.mcsgroup.jobs to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us on 028 9023 5456.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.