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Lead Software Tester

  • Salary: £35500 - £39500 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 05/09/2018
  • Job reference: 22182

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Lead Software Tester

A Lead Software Tester is required to join a FTSE 250 engineering and support services organisation based in Lichfield. Within the solutions team you will deliver collaborative solutions for use by the entire UK defence maritime enterprise.

You will be responsible for leading the Test team to undertake QA responsibilities with a focus on testing of software and applications. Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Manage all test processes and customer relationships with respect to testing
  • Ensure visibility, traceability and control of testing processes
  • Report and analyse defect metrics to identify trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Manage workload and resource allocation for the test team
  • Motivate and develop team members providing advice, guidance and support

You will have experience of the full testing lifecycle as well as leadership. Experience and skills required:

  • Experience in the use of test management tools
  • Leadership in a software testing role
  • Advanced knowledge of software testing theories and practices
  • Experience of improving and implementing test processes
  • Excellent communication skills

What's on offer?

  • £35,500 - £39,500 base salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • Share save scheme
  • Variety of discounts including shopping and car hire

Security Clearance

  • You must already hold or be able to achieve MOD Security Clearance

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