Posted: 11th September 2019

Test Lead

Booking.com  

Manchester, Lancashire . United Kingdom

Who you are

  • A coach and line-manager of a team of test engineers
  • A strong technical tester, skilled in both functional and non-functional testing, who likes to get involved in testing as well as inspiring others
  • Someone who evangelises testing across agile teams to push the boundaries on engineering brilliant solutions 
  • You want to contribute to shaping our future 
  • An expert in test processes and methodologies
  • You promote and implement industry best practice for both tech and process
  • Someone who prefers to automate tests wherever sensible to do so, and complements this with strong exploratory testing skills
  • You like using the right tool for the right job and you’re flexible about how to get the task done

Our responsibilities

  • To teach you about - and behave in accordance with - our core values: 
    • Being Different 
    • Getting It Done 
    • Doing Stuff Together 
    • Having Fun 
    • Straight Talking 
  • To give you everything you need to take your career in the direction you want
  • To set you up to contribute to BookingGo's mission in the best way you can

Requirements

  • The ability to develop and support team members
  • An eagerness to learn new tools and skills
  • Understanding of agile ways of working
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Mentoring and teaching skills
  • Exploratory testing skills
  • Understanding of technical testing and good practices.

What you'll be doing

  • The ability to develop and support team members
  • Line managing a team of Test Engineers working across several products
  • Exploring and evaluating features right through the development process, from inception to delivery (and beyond)
  • Mentoring developers and testers on good testing practices
  • Refining, creating and implementing the test strategy as appropriate for your teams
  • Advocating for testing and improving quality throughout the development process
  • Actively encouraging the use of more technical testing such as monitoring, automation, performance, and security
  • Learning new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and applying these to a variety of projects as applicable