Quality Assurance Testing Team Leader/Manager

Expiring today

Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
25 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017
2M Employment Solutions
Contract Type
Full Time

Quality Assurance Testing Team Leader/Manager
Department / Function: Technology ~ Technology
Location: Manchester (Chadderton)
Hours: Mon-Fri. 8:45am to 5:15pm
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 plus bonus and benefits

Quality Assurance Testing Team Leader - Manager, Leader, QA, Software Testing, STLC

A market leader in the retail gaming sector, has an exciting opportunity for a QA Team leader to join the Technology Research and Development team in Manchester. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and motivating the QA team that ensures our testing standards and processes are employed on software produced by the R&D team.

This is a hands-on role that includes the people-management, planning, coordination, review, and reporting of all testing activities and team members.

This role would ideally suit someone with previous experience of developing teams, by introducing new processes and building team members through training and mentoring. Though experience working in the Gaming industry is desired, it is not essential. Good communications skills are a must as forging close relationships with multiple internal teams is critical to ensure successful execution and delivery.

Key Responsibilities:
* Provide leadership, direction and inspiration for a team of QA Analysts
* Mentor, hold 1-to-1s, set and review objectives and appraise performance ensuring effective performance management
* Identify, develop and execute training plans for team members
* Provide management reporting and metrics
* Preparation of test plans and test scripts to test each software component and demonstrate the business condition under test and the expected results
* Prepare and maintain regression test suite, ensuring continuous update

Skills & Experience:
* QA Team Leader or Manager
* Significant experience in software testing
* A good understanding of software test methodologies
* Knowledge of the STLC ( Software Testing Life Cycle )
* A working knowledge of non-functional testing
* Experience of Bug Tracking software (preferably Jira, Test Link / Test Rail)
* Shown to have developed training plans for teams
* Basic Windows XP/7 knowledge
* Higher education or formal training in software testing (ISEB or ISTQB) preferred
* Experience in testing Web Services is a plus
* Knowledge of test automation is a plus

The company employs more than 550 people across three offices in the UK and is supported by its global gaming parent company, which employs 8,000 people in more than 50 countries on six continents. You will receive first class training, support and career development opportunities along with a very competitive salary, additional benefits and company bonus.

Please send us your details via 'Apply', and ensure you include a valid email address as you will be sent further instructions.

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