Automation Test Team Lead

Ref No. 23161
Working from Home
Posted 29 Nov 2021


Employment: Permanent

Job description

Are you a pioneer in automation testing and looking to join a company who are delivering market leading components? We have a fully remote role for an established leader. The company has a structured road map for progression and champions promoting from within.

The role:

  • The role is split 60/40 between being hands on and managerial
  • You will deliver tickets and be responsible for 6 direct reports (including 121s, annual appraisals, development plans, coaching, mentoring...)
  • The company are very much Scaled Agile and use the Spotify model; we are looking for knowledge and experience in Scrum development practices, using associated tools for testing and continuous integration & deployment

The tech:

  • The team currently tests applications on Google Cloud Platform, although we are keen to speak to those from any major cloud platform and awareness of serverless technologies
  • Experience in automated delivery of software though CI/CD with automated testing is essential as is SQL and NoSQL database technologies
  • You will have an understanding of implementing best practices for secure software development
  • Deployment of applications on Kubernetes is a bonus
  • Although the main scripting languages are Python and Java, we are looking for Testers with experience in Test driven development in Java, Kotlin, Python or Javascript



  • You will have extensive knowledge and experience with Line management through both coaching and mentoring techniques
  • Knowledge and experience with design & Implementation of Test Automation Frameworks following the Testing Pyramid
  • Knowledge of identification and management of specific engineering, design and testing standards and practices that comply with internal organisation IT governance and architectural standards while performing within a heavily regulated environment
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of tools such as: Jira, Confluence etc


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Your consultant

Kim Gibbons

IT Team Lead

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