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Test Automation Lead

  • Reference: JSma25/14090man/TL
  • Location: Knutsford
  • Salary: 64-72k + Great Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
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Test Automation Lead   
64-72k + Great Benefits
Knutsford

Our client, a household named financial institution, is focused on delivering a first class service to consumers and businesses worldwide. With their on-going commitment to provide a safe place to complete transactions, they have an immediate and exciting opening for a Test Automation Lead to be based south of Manchester.

As an experienced Test Automation Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • Oversee, and provide governance and control over test automation frameworks
  • Ensure testing across multiple teams is automation focused and meets the organisation’s strategic goals
  • Demonstrating a return on investment for all test automation focused activities
  • Acting as a point of escalation and resolution for all technical test automation issues
  • Ensuring all test automation plans are shared, prioritised and communicated so testing between all is harmonious
  • Providing status report information, escalating issues and problems which demand management attention and resolution
  • Coaching the wider testing community in test automation - provide technical direction, guidance, and hands-on management to a team of 10
  • Completing operational activities e.g. forecasts, cost recovery, timesheets and expenses
  • Resource planning, cost estimation, budget development and cost control for the application/projects in scope for test automation

Skills and requirements required for this role include:

  • ISTQB/QAI certification
  • Java development
  • Strong understanding and experience of test automation frameworks e.g. Selenium, QTP etc. and experience of using BDD/TDD techniques
  • Testing terminologies processes and tools
  • Developing and maintaining new test automation frameworks within large organisations
  • Effective communication with management, peers, and subordinates, both verbally and in writing
  • Rich technology experience and good exposure to latest advancements in Testing
  • Working with multi-location teams

A detailed overview of this role is available through Contacting Certus

Certus is an established and experienced specialist Recruitment Group, providing sales, digital, graduate and IT recruitment services to the business community throughout the UK.

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