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Test Lead

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £400 - £410 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Testing
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Test Lead required to join our leading global client in Aldershot to help lead an offshore testing team which will include test scripting, test planning, defect management and stakeholder management.
ITSQB / Agile / Automation / Manual / HP Toolset / OTM / Selenium Webdriver / TestNG /Java / SOAPUI / API
Key Responsibilities
Produces automation test script materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services from company test artefacts.
Performs Root Cause Analysis of defects found to ensure speedy rectification by development.
Provides detailed analysis of all testing carried out on the environment ensuring all bugs risks and issues are logged correctly.
Actively provides feedback to test management which may result in new working practices or general test improvements.
Specifies needs for environment data, resources and tools. Interprets executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards.
Supports the transition from manual testing to a Devops/CT test environment

Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrate a "developing" level of knowledge and understanding in

  • Demonstrate effective communication processes meeting demands of both Test & Assurance Office of Technology Management (OTM) and program / project requirements.
  • Ensure that knowledge is kept up-to-date with all relevant updates/releases to products.
  • Working knowledge of HP toolset.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of testing market.
  • Knowledge of CMMi/TMMi & ISO useful.
  • Use appropriate tools for change control, risks and issues
  • Provide focused, accurate and exact data analysis.
  • Knowledge of min. 2 programming languages.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of object-oriented development approaches.
  • Strong software application skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Project).
  • Develop and maintain documentation.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Principles of ISTQB.
  • Principles of Agile.

    Education and Professional Qualifications
  • University degree or equivalent preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or similar.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a software development or testing environment.

    Additional Posting Information
    Automation and manual testing skills essential
    Tools in use include Selenium Webdriver/TestNG/Java, SOAPUI, UFT, Jenkins, ALM & Jira
    Typical DevOps sprint environment with 2-week cycles
    Understanding of automation running overnight daily
    May need to produce some test plans and project documentation

    Optional (Desirable)
    Risk Based & Model based testing knowledge desired
    Requirements Traceability Matrix skills desired
    Devops/Continuous Integration knowledge desired
    On certain projects, some testing will be on hardware

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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