Posted: 3rd October 2018

Test Automation Manager

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London, Greater London. United Kingdom

Our London based client, an industry-leading provider of digital lifestyle benefit products and customer loyalty, supplying the credit card and travel sectors, requires a Test Lead/Manager with a working knowledge of Java automation and solid experience running QA teams and squads in a truly agile environment.

You will be working closely with other Test Managers, the Head of Testing to ensure that the testing team is equipped with high performing test engineers, leading-edge technology and efficient processes to deliver testing of the highest possible standard.

Essential to this role will be a demonstrable ability to improve the test team’s performance from a QA perspective, write and deliver functional and non-functional test strategies across e-Commerce / m-Commerce, Web UI and mobile app platforms. You will be an advocate for automation with working knowledge of a Java/Selenium/Cucumber tech stack and comfortable managing QA teams of up to 15 people.

Required experience:

  • Working in a dynamic and fast-moving environment and having supported companies through digital transformation
  • Ability to take a holistic view, implement company-wide test strategies and advocate Continuous Integration and BDD / TDD way of working
  • Familiar supporting QA teams to implement Test Automation using Selenium and Cucumber
  • Experience testing e-Commerce and web-based platforms; covering desktop, adaptive and responsive mobile sites and mobile application iOS & Android testing
  • Familiar with API testing
  • Non-functional testing knowledge to include performance, security
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Working on more than one project/product simultaneously and managing large test and QA teams
  • Familiar with non-functional testing (Performance/Security)
  • Understanding and appreciation of user journeys and customer experience

This role offers a competitive salary of up to £80,000 with some great benefits, listed below:

  • 6% contributory pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Income Protection Plan
  • A confidential life management and personal support service
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Motor Breakdown Cover
  • Free and unlimited visits to all VIP Airport lounges
  • 40% off gym membership

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