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Test Lead/ QA Lead

£55000 - £61000 per annum 
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Position: Test Lead / QA Lead
Location: Central London
Salary: Circa £50,000 to £61,000 plus 10%-15% Bonus
Benefits: Outstanding Benefits – Final Salary Pension, Healthcare, Free Rail travel (or massively discounted)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Test Lead/ QA Lead to work closely with a new Development team for the rail division of a FTSE 250 London based company on a major greenfield project utilising state of the art Azure PaaS to deliver a customer experience driven digital Omni-Channel ticketing and retail platform.

The company are committed to delivering an ambitious digital channel shift strategy over the next two years as part of their agreement with the Department for Transport utilising Agile/Kanban methodologies.

The Omni-Channel ticketing and retail platform is a first for a train operating company with a committed technology investment of over £6million.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative individual who enjoys a challenge. You will work with a team of developers to assist with software delivery. With experience in similar role (Test Lead/ QA Lead or Test Manager), you will have experience of working with Agile and any experience of Kanban will be an advantage.

You will have a wide and varied background in structured testing; functional and non-functional testing, systems level testing, integration testing – all gained in a web based environment. Automated Testing experience is also required.

As Test Lead/ QA Lead, you will have experience of coordinating test teams. You will drive improvements in software delivery standards, as well as head up and voice opinions of software test techniques, tools and standards to help evaluate the standards of the organisation. Any experience of working with online retail or ticketing platforms would be highly beneficial.

The benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Final Salary Pension
  • 10% to 15% Bonus
  • Free or massively discounted rail travel (dependant on line/ provider)
  • Healthcare
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Company benefits and discounts

Experience Required

We would expect you to have experience in some of the following:

  • Experience of working in a Test Lead, QA Lead or Test Manager capacity
  • Experience of working within an Agile environment – Kanban advantageous
  • Extensive experience of Functional, Manual and Automated Testing
  • Strong background in software/development/testing
  • ISEB accreditation (foundation) is essential
  • Any experience of working with online retail or ticketing platforms would be highly beneficial.

You must also be able to work with business stakeholders and be confident in representing the department out to the wider business and with third party providers.

Good decision making, is a must, with the ability to provide pragmatic solutions when required, but strong enough to hold out for the correct strategic solutions in the main part.

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us

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