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Functional Test Lead

  • Salary: £350 - £385 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 07/02/2018
  • Job reference: J380087A

Test Lead

3 months


Experienced Test Team Lead required to join Sky's Functional Test team

Reporting into a Test Manager, you will be responsible for managing a team of around 10 software testers, both on-shore and off-shore, in a deadline driven project environment.

In the Team Lead role, you will need to estimate and plan against project deliverables, with accountability for the creation of test strategies, test approaches and other testware using HP Quality Center (ALM) in collaboration with other test teams and departments. You'll be required to track progress against plan and be proactive in finding solutions to issues impacting progress, ensuring on-time delivery and sign-off as well as ensuring quality standards by reviewing your team's outputs (test requirements, test matrices, test scripts, test evidence) against requirement and design documentation

Key skills:

We're looking for a dynamic individual, a great leader, with at least 5 years experience in leading a manual software test team and demonstrable experience of managing people to be their best. Communication is key to the role, within the team, in reporting against plan, representation in meetings and in stakeholder management and you should be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner.

You need to have extensive experience of both agile and waterfall delivery models, and test's interaction across all phases of the software development lifecycle.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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