Test Lead -West Midlands/Flexible

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Test Lead – West Midlands/Flexible

Up to £42,000; 1-2 days in the office

Test Lead required for an established organisation, who are currently progressing through an exciting period of transformation, where you will play a key part in developing and establishing a testing strategy for the organisation. The role will involve setting up processes and test plan’s, whilst also assisting in the hands-on testing/UAT. The role is expected to be 1 day in the office, however at peak times of UAT testing it may be more like 2-3 days.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a senior test analyst/engineer/lead, and will be looking for a role where they can make a real difference a time of real transformation.

Key Responsibilities

Provide technical expertise of testing best practice throughout the development lifecycle and contribute to the development of the practice.

Responsible for formulating a testing methodology and ensuring that it meets the needs of both waterfall and agile projects.

Manage and report on the testing lifecycle to manage test results, defects and overall impact.

Develop a detailed working knowledge and level of expertise to support the projects you are working on.

Translate and interpret functional requirements for IT projects.

Develop (and where required execute) the test strategy and test scope/plans/scripts for projects, including acceptance criteria and go-no-go definitions.

Key Skills of the role

Previous leadership experience in a manual testing role, such as Senior Test Analyst, Senior Test Engineer or Test Lead/Manager would be ideal for this role.

Ability to lead and strategize, as well as complete hands-on UAT.

Highly desirable if you have experience with Azure, however this is not essential.

Experience of using test management tools.

Experience of working with technical and business stakeholders, including Project Managers, Business Analysts and Development teams.

Knowledge of the software development cycle and the process for defect resolution.

Experience of system testing, regression resting and user acceptance frameworks.


The salary/package for this position is flexible up to £42,000 per annum, depending on experience, excellent benefits and flexible working opportunities.

Interested? Send your up to date CV to Kieren McAndrews at Crimson for review

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Test Lead – West Midlands/Flexible

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