Senior Software Test Lead

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    Farnborough, Hampshire

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    Experis UK

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    4 months ago

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Senior Software Test Lead - Farnborough

Our client are experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, they draw on extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. They make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

The organisation prides themselves on the delivery of world class capability, developing next generation software solutions. If you have a passion for technology, with an ability to embrace new technologies / ways of working to solve complex problems, we would like to hear from you.

The Role

As the demand for the organisations products and services continues to increase, we are looking to appoint a Software Test Lead to join the current team of talented engineers. You will play an important role in the team taking ownership for your work packages, supporting the delivery of cutting edge projects, shaping how delivery is executed and applying your test and development experience across a range of activities.

The main project you'll be involved with is a physical asset monitoring system connected through to cloud-based storage/analytics and a helpdesk for tracking issues and monitoring KPIs. You'll be required to plan and execute testing as the systems are built and integrated and the team may well grow so you'll need to be comfortable directing more junior staff.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Developing and managing test cases & test plans
  • Managing project reviews & audits
  • Estimation of test effort for large and complex tasks
  • Software testing within a variety of methodologies, e.g. waterfall, agile scrum, CI/CD, DevOps.
  • Working with AWS/Azure cloud infrastructure
  • Modern agile toolsets, e.g. JIRA, Confluence
  • Collaborating with external organisations and customers
  • Software V&V planning and acceptance testing

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • ITSM and ITIL frameworks
  • Experience integrating test into CI systems
  • Development of test automation frameworks
  • ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager