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Test Manager

  • Salary: pension, flexible working
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Sector: Testing
  • Date posted: 07/12/2017
  • Job reference: J362123A

Lead Test Analyst

Croydon, London (£39,000 - £50,000 + excellent employer pensions contribution + flexible working)

We have an opportunity with one of our major clients based in Croydon. They are one of the leading government departments who are responsible for keeping our country safe and look after various areas including the Police, Counter-Terrorism, Immigration etc.

They are seeking an experienced Lead Test Analyst to work within their Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) department. They provide specialist shared services to support the successful delivery of an interesting and challenging mix of digital and technology programmes across the client organization and wider government.


This role is primarily responsible for assisting in the delivery of QA and testing solutions for projects, specifically;

  • Leading the definition and implementation of a QA and test strategy for individual projects or workstreams and coordinating technical and business goals across a number of test levels
  • Ensuring and advising on the effective delivery of QA and test analysis within an agile environment including developing user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Enabling integration testing for projects or workstreams which may involve integration with other services, organisations or legacy systems
  • Applying the use of exploratory testing techniques, including the use of test charters and timeboxing
  • Enabling the evaluation of aspects of user experience, accessibility, compatibility and basic load and performance where appropriate and as part of the wider QA and test strategy
  • Enabling the use of a broad range of tools, including open source and cloud based, to support the delivery of QA and test and to assist with implementing test automation where needed, specifically Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)

Experience required:

  • Quality assurance testing experience
  • Delivering tests across the lifecycle
  • Evidence of using tool in the delivery of testings
  • Hands on evidence of creation of test products, specifying requirements, interpretation of technical requirements.
  • Analysis skills, automation skills
  • Proven leadership qualities and the ability to help shape a culture of technical excellence and delivery
  • Strong partnership skills, in particular the ability to build strong effective partnerships across the organisation

If you would like to have a discussion about the role or for some further details, please do not hesitate to contact Jonny Mills at Experis UK. Otherwise please apply to the role by following the link provided.