QA Functional Lead

Job Ref: 50201929
Sector: Testing and QA
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 25 June 2019
  • London, England, UK London London GBR ec3a4af
  • £500 - £540 per Day
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  • Daniyal Bashir
  • 0203 910 0030
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Lead Functional QA Engineer

As a Lead Functional QA Engineer you will manage the end-to-end functional testing of the platform. You will be a strong advocate for collaboration across the team and share practices, ideas and successes with all the product delivery teams. You will have a deep understanding of and be able to coach and mentor the teams in the practicing good test design and development. We're looking for individuals who bring new ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security and UI design. We need our QA Engineers to be versatile, to display leadership qualities and to be enthusiastic in taking on new problems. As a member of a versatile team, you design and test software solutions.

Role Overview

As a Lead Functional QA Engineer you will manage the end-to-end functional testing of the platform. You will be a strong advocate for collaboration across the team and share practices, ideas and successes with all the product delivery teams. You will have a deep understanding of and be able to coach and mentor the teams in the practicing good test design and development.

We're looking for individuals who bring new ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security and UI design. We need our QA Engineers to be versatile, to display leadership qualities and to be enthusiastic in taking on new problems. As a member of a versatile team, you design and test software solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other Leads in Data Engineering, Digital Services, DevOps and Security to ensure the delivery of secure, reliable, robust, scalable code which can be tested E2E and deployed through the Route to Live and into Production using automation and CI/CD pipeline
  • Allocate your workload and manage the expectations of key stakeholders
  • Responsible for overall E2E test strategy and oversight of your test deliverables, working across the complete engineering space of the Data platform; Data Engineering, Digital Services, DevOps and Security
  • Identify and implement software test best practices in conjunction with your peers, both within Data Engineering and Technology as a whole
  • Responsibility for ensuring product quality and testing is conducted to a high standard
  • Ensure the use of continuous delivery pipelines and tools to fully automate deployment, testing, delivery, and management of QA and production systems on a variety of cloud platforms
  • Troubleshoot and take ownership of ensuring test coverage for issues, including performance optimization and continuous tuning
  • Continuous learning and evaluation of the latest methods, tools, and technologies

Candidate Profile

  • Proven experience leading software teams and mentoring testers
  • Industry experience working with Big Data platforms is beneficial
  • Experience with API and Web Services testing.
  • Experience with issue and defect processes and software.
  • Experience in any or all of the following is beneficial: Behave/Python, Cucumber/Java or Selenium/JavaScript
  • Ability to clearly explain and detail technical issues and defects.
  • Highly experienced in Agile test-driven software development
  • Passionate about delivering well-crafted automated tests and comfortable working in an agile environment
  • Ability to create and ensure high-quality testing across modern programming languages and frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience of micro service architecture Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS Working experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes an advantage
  • Good communication and collaboration skills

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age.

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