Lead QA Engineer

Job Type:
IT & Technical
Home-Based, UK
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Job Ref:

Our client is looking for an experienced Lead QA Engineer to join their product development team, building complex and scalable systems for the sports betting industry.

Role Summary:
As a Lead QA Engineer, you’ll be responsible for defining and implementing a robust test strategy for our market leading risk management system. This strategy will cover functional, integration, performance and security testing to ensure a quality and stable delivery of a multi-tenant cloud platform.

Key Responsibilities:
Ensure high quality requirements throughout the software delivery cycle.
Prepare, maintain & execute test plans in collaboration with product owners and
Create automated test scripts from scratch for functional, integration, performance
and security testing
Raise and monitor defects
Participate in team ceremonies
Provide estimates for QA enhancements for scheduling
Provide test reports on a regular basis that details progress, issues and risks.

Essential Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications:
A Technical background – BSc or equivalent in a computing, engineering or science discipline with a minimum of five years experience in IT
A background in development and coding experience in at least one object-oriented programming or scripting languages such as Java, C#, Javascript, Ruby or Python.
Experience in defining QA test strategies using both automation and manual techniques
Experience with automation tools such as Cucumber, Gherkin, Postman and Selenium
Excellent analytical, problem solving and debugging skills with strong attention to detail.
Experience using test case management tools such as Testrail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Qualified to ISTQB Foundation level or equivalent.
A good understanding of web-based technologies - such as HTTP, XML, JSON, RESTful APIs, Charles, etc

Preferred Experience, Skills & Qualifications:
Familiarization with UNIX or Linux environments
Familiarization with SQL scripting
Experience in defect management processes and tools such as Atlassian Jira, Rational ClearQuest etc.
Experience with testing sports betting systems
Understanding of Behaviour/Test Driven Development.
Experience working with source code management tools such as Git

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Jennifer Innes

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