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Automation Test Lead

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum

Job summary:

Job description:

Automation Test Lead - Permanent



Our client is an international energy business and are currently looking to hire an Automation Test Lead.

It is a permanent role based in Leeds and the main function of the role is to lead and manage all testing activity to support the implementation and continuous delivery of a range of applications solutions, ensuring that applications meet expected functional and non-functional requirements to enable them to be seamlessly transitioned into the live production environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Developing and delivering an Automation Strategy
* Leading a small team of applications Test Analysts, including external contractors / suppliers
* Lead and management all testing activities on existing and new application deployments
* Create, manage and monitor test plans, determining the levels for each project/change
* Design test cases, threads and scripts in accordance with the requirements specification
* Ensure application is fit for purpose and built to user requirements, performing to defined performance and capacity requirements
* Ensure that resource requirements are understood and planned/estimated effectively against demand, including identification and management of additional temporary resource capability
* Set objectives for direct reports and monitor to ensure alignment with strategic targets
* Contribute to setting and delivery of divisional Applications Test team objectives
* Interface with internal business departments and functions to manage the service level expected from the Applications team
* Adherence to internal processes and risk frameworks
* Supporting the testing activity of a variety of programmes and projects as per the delivery portfolio

Previous Experience and Qualifications

* Squash / Selenium / Jenkins / Github.
* Java / TestNG / Maven / Eclipse / Microsoft Visual Studio / Experience of automation windows applications / API testing using Postman / SQL experience with Microsoft SQL / Azure experience.
* Appropriate Applications Testing qualification or certification
* Testing methodologies - including interpretation of functional and non-functional requirements and translation into appropriate test plans, scenarios etc
* Use of recognised test recording and monitoring tools
* Software Development methodologies (agile and waterfall)
* Understanding of ITIL Release and Configuration Management
* Qualitative experience of the application of testing, including System Integration Testing (SIT), Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), etc.
* Supporting Application Developers in the setup of test harnesses
* Management and coordination of Test Analysts and their activities to support application maintenance and implementation projects

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