Software Test Team Lead

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1382686

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Software Test Team Lead based in Derry/ Londonderry.

Job Title: Software Test Team Lead

Why we want you:

MetaCompliance is the hardest working, fastest growing, most innovative technology company in the UK and Ireland.  Our award-winning cybersecurity and compliance software and eLearning helps organisations keep their staff safe online, whilst helping protect the company’s information assets.

As a leader in this extensive global market, we need people with talent and creativity who can align their own personal career progression with the expansion of our organisation. Innovation is at the core of what we do, so individual contribution is highly valued as a result.

The Software Test Team Lead will assist the Software Team in the development of quality software from Automation and Performance testing through Regression and New functionality tests. A good knowledge of SQL Server and Microsoft Test Manager is expected.

Do you fit this profile?

  • 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.
  • Minimum of 5 year’s experience with automation testing AND load testing.
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Test Manager and Visual Studio 2017 (with a view to test management)
  • A good knowledge of SQL Server.
  • A good knowledge of the software development life cycle.
  • Windows OS knowledge on heavy-user level.
  • Knowledge of Agile Development methodologies.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Exceptional attention to detail required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to deadlines.
  • An enthusiasm for new technologies with the ability to adapt and learn these new technologies and applications quickly.
  • The ability to review business issues and product requirements, translating them into maintainable test cases.
  • An interest and capability in solving creative problems in a systematic and determined manner.
  • Has the confidence and initiative to evolve ideas and bring together pieces of work to produce positive changes

Requirements of the Position:

  • Identify the tools for test reporting, test management, test automation, load testing etc. and educate the team on how to best utilise these.
  • Identify the scope of testing required per release and assign team resources accordingly.
  • Provide leadership and encouragement to team members – communicate team objectives, deadlines and identify new areas for improvement, providing training sessions when required.
  • Conduct team meetings to update members and enforce continuous expectations and best practices.
  • Maintain the software test processes.
  • Assist management to recruit additional test team staff.
  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment

If you are excited by the position and fit the applicant profile below please submit your CV with a paragraph on why you feel you should be considered for interview by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. Only applications with the accompanying paragraph will be considered.

Closing date: 25th January 2019

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

MetaCompliance Ltd wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.