Technical Lead Test Engineer

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Technical Lead Test Engineer - Permanent

Salary: Up to £55,000

Location: High Wycombe

Client Info:  Our client is a cloud communications software provider that enables companies to use mobile and digital technologies to improve and automate customer experience and engagement.

 

As a Lead Test Engineer, you will be working directly with the blue-chip customer base, taking ownership of the entire QA cycle; managing interactions with the customer and offshore test team.  

 

In your day to day tasks you will take QA ownership of all UK project deliveries and provide status reports to the project manager and acts as the customer point of contact for the entire Test Phase across multiple projects

 

Day to day tasks:

  • Design and author Test Plans
  • Confidently interpret client requirements translating them into test cases
  • Add value throughout the SDLC through effective questioning, investigation and outside the box thinking to exceed customer expectation
  • Lead client discussions around the testing process during both the scoping and delivery phases
  • Carry out testing on projects as required; both onsite with the customer, and offsite.
  • Confidently work as part of a geographically distributed team, ensuring the testing requirement is understood by all concerned parties and changes effectively scoped, defined and executed to the required high standards expected by our customers
  • Have oversight of test execution multiple projects by our offshore or 3rd party QA teams
  • Manage QA risks and issues
  • Support commercial teams during technical pre-sales discussions with clients and supporting RFP responses as required 
  • Sign-off on test cases / test execution as ready for client delivery and in line with our Change Control Process

 

Essential Experience/Skills:

  • Strong QA experience in a full software development lifecycle (Agile and/or Waterfall)
  • Experience in a customer facing role
  • Hands-on experience testing API’s
  • Experience using POSTMAN or other
  • Confident in using JIRA or other
  • Experience of test case management tools (QA complete or other)
  • Experience with enterprise cloud products
  • Testing of high-volume transactional systems

 

Preferred:

  • Mobile Industry experience
  • ISEB
  • Prince2

 

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