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Head of QA - Test Automation

Job Title: Head of QA - Test Automation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
REF: BB/15230/B/KS/230620_1592897879
Contact Name: Testing Team
Contact Email: testing@client-server.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Head of QA / Senior Test Manager *Remote Interview WFH*. Would like to make an impact, managing a large off-shore team whilst remaining hands-on with technology and enjoying perks such as flexible working?

You could be joining one of the world's longest established commodities trading firms and taking ownership of the QA test functionality. Based in London you'll manage the off-shore team in Hyderabad (10-15 Test Engineers), with regular fully paid travel to the office there (2 weeks every 8 weeks).

As the Head of QA you will oversee the software quality assurance function for all software produced by the company including APIs, think and web clients. You'll define and deliver QA process improvements and drive the expansion of test automation coverage, working with the team to develop their skills, provide mentoring and produce detailed hands-on test automation development using tools such as Selenium, Cucumber and SOAP UI.

You'll collaborate with software engineers and product specialists in the London office. There are flexible working opportunities including the ability work from home to accommodate out of hours calls with the Hyderabad office (you're regular hours will be 0600 - 1500 but you won't be expected in the office at 6am).

Driven by technology the company is able to offer a remote / interview process and work from home during the current social distancing measures, with flexibility going forward.

Requirements:
*Expertise with manual and automation testing
*Experience of managing mid-sized teams (10-15); ideally off-shore but this is not essential
*Experience of driving process efficiency and test automation strategy
*Strong hands-on knowledge of test automation tools such as Selenium, Cucumber and SOAP UI
*Good knowledge of TDD / BDD development techniques
*Strong appreciation of application architectures, infrastructure, database deployments
*Excellent communication skills
*Ability to travel to Hyderabad on a regular basis

As a Head of QA you will earn a competitive salary (to £85k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Head of QA / Senior Test Manager opportunity.