Software Test Manager or Team Leader

Derbyshire | Permanent

Salary: Pension + Health + Flexible Working

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Following the successful launch of a number of revolutionary products and technologies last year and a significant round of investment and funding this established software business feels like a start up with new found ideas, energy, products and technology. Incredible time to join a team of technical talent with world leading capabilities. With big growth plans for 2019 they are looking to hire key individuals who want to be part of something that is likely to grow very quickly indeed. 

Starting in the QA and Testing function, we are looking for a Test Manager or potentially a Test Team Leader or Senior Tester looking to make the step up. You will formulate test strategy, allocate work, implement automated testing processes and methodologies and upksill team members. Environment is a mix of Microsoft stack and open source tech, within an Agile enviromment.  This organisation is looking at implementing new testing processes as part of ISO accreditations, demonstrating their commitment to best practice, across the operation. Of course you will have a part to play in this process.

With two new hires planned in Testing in February,  you will also be a part of a plan to grow the team, responsible for hiring Testers who have the desire and capability to work on high profile product developments for international Clients including some household names. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with external customers and internal senior stakeholders. You team will test products at an R&D stage but also customised enterprise grade products, at the latter stages of release. Work is varied, products are innovative and involve the use of AI and Machine Learning, with multiple data integration points to serve up data from third party applications through an data automated process, triggered through pre built bots embedded in the product! This is making potential customers in specific markets sit up a take notice! 

If you are a mentoring and leading/managing a team of Testers informally or formally or are a Senior Tester who feels you have the experience to lead others I want to talk to you. Please connect with me (Simon Bucknell) on Linkedin.  Is it time to test yourself in one of the most exciting testing roles around? Team undertake manual and automated testing. 

Position comes with flexible and home working, gym membership, healthcare, pension, bonus and company bonus scheme. It also comes with a training budget to enable yourself and your team to develop and improve your capabilities.