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Head of Testing (Automation)

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    DevOps & Automation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abiodun Bailey

  • Contact email:

    abailey@pioneer-search.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2489_1571733877

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-29

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Automation, Load Testing, Test Strategy, Test Tools, Manual, Implementation, BDD, JIRA, Xray, Confluence, Workflow, Microservices, Agile, Front Office, Scrum, Best Practice, Test Principles

Head of Testing (Automation)

My client is a Global Investment Management firm based in the City of London are currently looking for a Head of Testing to deliver high quality Automation test strategies for functional, non-functional testing and manual test functions.

Responsibilities:

You will directly be working in an Agile environment e.g. design workshops, daily stand ups and regular demos. As Head of Testing you would need to display best practice and testing principles based on industry establishment standards. You will also closely liaise between the developers and other business users as features are developed and tested.

A key aspect of this role you will also ned to be Hands-on and you will be introducing and governing an Automated test framework for system integration and regression testing, but also provide support to business users during both spring testing and during longer period of UAT in preparation of a release. This role is key to the business as your domain will stretch across their global infrastructure.

As the successful candidate you will come from a background of extensive Automation testing and executing test within an Agile software development environment. They will be looking for someone that can liaise with Project Managers, Developers and Senior Stakeholders throughout the business.

Key Skills:

Extensive experience running and setting up successful Technology Test Strategy including Automation testing methods.

Performance and load testing.

Ability to manage a team with individuals allocated across different Scrum teams.

Financial Services working as a Test Analyst implementing new software within the Investment/Front Office business.

Strong Knowledge of JIRA, Xray and Confluence.

Portfolio Manager workflows.

Demonstrable knowledge and experience of testing Microservices.

Proven experience with a broad range of test tools and platforms.

Experience of writing and implementing feature files for BDD.

Automation, Load Testing, Test Strategy, Test Tools, Manual, Implementation, BDD, JIRA, Xray, Confluence, Workflow, Microservices, Agile, Front Office, Scrum, Best Practice, Test Principles