Test Lead/Senior Tester/Test Manager


Test Lead/Senior Tester/Test Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Software Development

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  • Salary::

    £40000.00 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gail Maguire

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  • Job Published:

    6 months ago

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Test Lead/Senior Tester/Test Manager - London

My client is a highly dynamic and successful Data Warehousing and BI Consultancy organisation with a strong presence across the UK.

They currently have an opportunity for a Test Lead/Test Manager to join their team in London.

The role:
- You will be responsible for working on client facing projects and leading the testing of the delivery of data warehousing solutions on site.

The successful candidate will have:
- Experience of testing in data-driven environments utilising strong SQL skills, or equivalent data querying languages
- Practical experience of working in Agile delivery methodologies
- Good working knowledge of one or more test management tools (licensed or open source)
- Ability to produce all required test deliverables to a high quality and in line with good practice and appropriate standards
- Hands-on experience with test planning, preparation, execution and test closure activities
- Specifying test data requirements and preparing test data as required to satisfy planned test phases - Ability to lead and manage junior members of the test team
- Conducting testing, analysing results, and working effectively with development teams to resolve defects
- Drive test conditions from requirements/user stories and technical specifications
- Ability to take a given problem, understand the impact, and devise appropriate strategies to implement and address
- Exceptional analytical and organisational skills
- Experience in relationship and stakeholder management with the confidence to challenge where appropriate
- Any experience with test automation is highly desirable
- Experience of TDD, ATDD or BDD
- Experience of testing BI/Data Warehouse/Analytics/ETL/Data Migration projects
- Experience of writing and testing SAS code
- Exposure and familiarity with different development methodologies (e.g. V-Model, Waterfall, Agile)
- Full lifecycle testing experience - from Unit testing through to Acceptance Testing
- Financial Services experience
- Proactively drive forward new and creative ideas, approaches and tools which benefit the team
- Strong in risk and issue management
- Line management experience including mentoring and development of junior colleagues
- Willing to work on client sites, potentially for extended periods.
- Willing to travel for work purposes and be happy to stay away from home for extended periods.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and consultative business.