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QA Test Lead (Manual)

Job Title: QA Test Lead (Manual)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Circa £70,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AAJR 942i9
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

My client are a fast growing Technology platform based in London, Due to rapid expansion they are looking for a Test Lead to help lead their engineering team.

Your role

  • As a QA Engineer your role will help to support the development teams by performing testing in product development, software applications development, information systems, and operations systems.

  • You will help to apply proven analytical and problem‐solving skills to help validate IT processes through careful testing in order to maximize the benefit of business investments in IT Initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the software development team by evaluating the software under test

  • Design and execute test cases

  • Perform exploratory tests to rapidly evaluate a product

  • Work with development team, Users, other QA’s, Head of QA and stakeholders

  • Drive/take part of discussions to establish the right strategy for test automation

  • Communicate clearly about status, problems and ideas with other developers, managers, users and stakeholders


  • A minimum of 5 years testing experience Techniques for effective test design

  • Experience of Agile software development

  • Experience of TDD and pair programming

  • Good experience of Continuous Integration and Test Automation

  • Experience of structured exploratory testing (test charters,etc.)

  • Driven to understand how things work and how things may go wrong

  • A system thinker develops an understanding of a product from a user or customer point of view

  • Always learning new skills and techniques in order to improve


  • Performance Testing, Security Testing, Jira/ Atlassian, experience in digital publishing, programming languages such as Java, Scala

My client are offering a base salary of £50,000-£70,000 plus excellent benefits, please get in touch on