Lead QA – QA Lead – Autmation – Test strategy

Testing & Quality Assurance

Greater London Permanent £80000 - £95000 per annum

QA Lead – Lead QA – London – API, Automation – Selenium – process – Test strategy – Ecommerce – Automation

My client is seeking a Lead QA to take over a team of 3 test analysts in a Digital Team.

We’re looking for passionate and detail-oriented lead test analyst to oversee testing effort across both Technology and Operations solutions teams. As all of our products are tending towards cloud based solutions, we recognise that the testing skill sets across the two teams are growing in similarity, and we want to leverage the experience of both groups to build best practice across the department.

  • For Digital Products the Lead Test Analyst will guide testing of our DTC digital products across a range of device types, including responsive web, mobile, tablet and TV screens. For the Projects team, you will supervise testers across a range of projects, working with other discipline leads to manage resource allocation, estimation, and provide coaching to testers.
  • You will fulfil a vital part of both teams, leading and shaping the testing function, and identifying the best techniques, suppliers and technologies for our needs. You will manage a team of five test analysts across the two teams, as well as working with third parties to set up automated testing.
  • This is a great chance to work for a forward-thinking company helping to shape the future of consumer-oriented products, cutting edge media solutions, as well as working on a variety of business systems and third party integration projects
  • Lead and take ownership of the overall testing effort, working closely with each part of the production process
  • Manage the team of 3 test analysts in Digital Products and 2 test analysts in Projects, identifying training needs and developing their skills and experience
  • Define the test strategy and identify test solutions and processes that will aid future projects
  • Supervise the testing and test procedures across all projects and platforms


  • Have a good understanding of various test approaches and techniques including automated and exploratory testing in a web and mobile-based environment.
  • Working in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Ability to handle multiple project requirements and switch easily between them
  • Strong knowledge of test processes and methodologies
  • Able to write and maintain test specifications, test plans, other testing documentation, and participate in test planning and estimating sessions
  • Working knowledge of major operating systems, including Windows, OSX and Linux
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in using Gherkin and Selenium
  • Knowledge of code quality and performance analysis tools
  • Experience of product tracking tools, i.e. JIRA
  • ISTQB/ISEB Certification

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Job Reference: SKQA

Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum

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Job Start Date: ASAP-3 Months

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