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Lead Software Tester - Java API

Job Title: Lead Software Tester - Java API
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/14896/B/KS/190220_1582102005
Contact Name: Testing Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Lead Software Tester / Senior QA Automation Test Engineer (Java JMeter Postman). Are you a senior software tester looking for an opportunity to remain hands-on and develop your leadership skills? You could be joining scale-up technology company that is producing a revolutionary new sports streaming / data platform to rival the likes of Sky and BT Sport.

As a Lead Software Tester you will be responsible for automated testing of the highly complex sports data and live video streaming platform with a focus on backend applications.
Most of the work is Greenfield development; you'll be responsible for ensuring the quality; working on complex and interesting technical projects, delivering live data with extremely low latency through to a global client base including betting companies and major broadcasters worldwide.

The technology stack is based on Scala, Java 8/11, Kafka and AWS. You'll be working in a collaborative, technology driven environment and will gain exposure to test automation tools / techniques. New offices based in West London with a bright and spacious working environment and outside space used for meetings / breakouts.


*Strong automated testing experience with a good knowledge of tools including Git, JMeter, Postman and Newman
*Experience of writing tests in Java
*Experience of testing RESTful APIs
*Ability to lead a small team of talented Software Developers in Test / Automation QA specialists
*Experience with defect and issue tracking management tools such as JIRA and Github Issues
*Ideally you will have experience with MySQL (able to extract data and write data queries)
*Understanding of Agile methodologies
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills; keen to lead and able to motivate

As a Lead Software Tester / QA Automation Test Engineer (Java JMeter Postman) you will earn a competitive salary (to £65k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Lead Software Tester / QA Automation Test Engineer (Java JMeter Postman) opportunity.