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Lead QA Engineer

£50,000 - £60,000

Grant Spencer

Managing Director

0161 244 9582

A fantastic new opportunity currently exists for a Lead Tester for a really exciting Digital Health company that's on a super charged journey of growth across the UK.


Since 2007, the company has been providing their innovative health screening services to the NHS and private clients which help engage patients, streamline delivery, reduce turnaround times and cut costs.


In 2019, the company secured a significant investment to grow their in house teams and a big part of their plans is the complete overhaul of their technology environment.


The CTO States: "I've inherited a technology stack with vast amounts of legacy debt which is not fit for purpose anymore. We have an exciting opportunity to transform the company through tech and we have large amounts of work on offer. At the forefront of our plans are to completely overhaul our legacy estate, introduce a new microservices / API driven architecture, and utilise modern devops techniques."


THE ROLE: Lead Tester


Working closely with the Principal Software Engineer & the CTO, we are looking to recruit an experienced Lead Tester.


The tech team is at the early stages of building the company's next generation platform (.net core, microservices), migrating the old legacy codebase to this new platform, whilst also continuing to focus on delivering and enhancing the customer experience (B2C & B2B).


In your role as a Lead Tester, you will champion good engineering and testing practices to enable the development team to deliver high quality, production ready solutions. Testing has not been high on the agenda in previous years and therefore as the first QA hire, you will be 100% hands on, and will be instrumental in introducing the testing practices within the team.


You will also be expected to contribute to the delivery of a cloud-first / microservices vision, helping to drive & build an agile / DevOps delivery environment and foster a culture of continuous integration and improvement.


PERSON


First and foremost, we are looking for a passionate and experienced Test Engineer with a mixed autaomtion and manual testing (and ideally development) background.


To be considered, you To The Following:


• Automated testing experience in BDD using Cucumber and justifying the inclusion / exclusion from scope

• Designing, building and automation frameworks

• Continuous Integration using Jenkins or Hudson

• Familiar with some of the activities defined in a Performance Test Strategy

• UI / API Testing

• It would be great if you also have knowledge in any of the following: C#, Java, GitHub, XML, HTML, Javascript or CSS


NEXT STEPS


If you think you're suitable for this role, please get in touch asap. A unique opportunity for a brilliant company making waves across their industry.


Attractive package on offer.

Grant Spencer

Managing Director

0161 244 9582

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