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Lead Test Engineer for a New Testing Function

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    London, England

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    £70000.00 - £80000 per annum

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    Alex Holliday

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    6 months ago

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Lead Test Engineer - Brand New Testing Function

A Lead Test Engineer is required for a greenfield opportunity at an innovative, established, market leading FinTech firm.

The organisation has established its first Test function and therefore, you as the successful candidate will be required to build out a sophisticated Testing function alongside the wider Projects team, creating and defining a test strategy and motivating your strategy decisions with C-level stakeholders. As such, you will need to be a highly motivated self-starter and have a passion for working in financial services technology.

The successful appointees will be required to:

  • Define and implement a Testing Strategy to derive the required testing approach and methodology
  • Define and build automation frameworks from scratch
  • Orchestrate the complete Test execution activity and perform accordingly
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the development and architecture teams
  • Work with product development teams to establish quality requirements for individual products
  • Continuously improve the application of quality engineering within the team

Candidates should have:

  • Create test strategy and test approach for a custom-built application that involves REST APIs, UI and database (MongoDB)
  • Create functional and non-functional test cases.
  • Build automated test pipelines for system, integration, and regression testing phases.
  • Build performance testing suite using JMeter.
  • Build test stubs
  • Experience in API testing
  • Tooling skills could include but not limited to - Selenium, Cucumber, TestCafe, SBT, JavaScript
  • Comfortable working in TDD/BDD environment using tools like Cucumber.

You should also have commercial experience in:

  • In depth experience of both manual and automation testing in Linux
  • A good understanding of the end-to-end Software Development Life Cycle
  • Familiarity with Perl and Scala
  • Prior experience of working with Product teams
  • Experience working in agile/scrum methodology
  • No knowledge of Financial Services required

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, get in touch or please apply with your CV today!

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