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Lead QA Engineer

Lead QA Engineer

Selenium / TDD / BDD / Cucumber / Gherkin / Java / CI / CD

The ideal opportunity for a Lead Automated QA Tester looking for a new challenge - an established software house in West London is embarking on a ground-breaking re-vamp of their development and testing process, and are actively looking to hire Lead Automated QA Testers / Engineers to architect a greenfield, TDD/BDD / Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery testing methodology from the ground up.

As a Lead Automated QA Tester you will work directly with development teams, on industry-leading SaaS software projects.

The company is looking to implement a completely new methodology in keeping with their existing Agile / Continuous Deployment approach, and as such you will have a significant amount of autonomy and key input into the new processes established in this dynamic, technically-minded company.

This role is situated as a cross-functional, technical leadership position.

As well as playing a critical role in defining testing strategy and objectives, you will be responsible for liaising with multiple development teams, co-ordinating testing strategy and mentoring more junior QA engineers.

Technical requirements are flexible and strong Lead Automated QA Testers with expertise in any of the following areas should apply, but the guideline requirements are:


-        Educated to BSc level at a leading (world top-250) institution – a technical / numerate degree, ideally Computer Science, strongly preferred

-        Full right to live and work in the UK without sponsorship

-        5-10 years’ experience as an Automated QA Engineer / Test Engineer

-        Comfortable in an Agile, Continuous Deployment environment, with a strong focus on minimising time to deployment

-        Demonstrable experience working closely with development teams, ideally for a Services based products

-        Expertise with at least one automated testing toolkit such as Selenium or SoapUI

-        Experience working in a TDD/BDD environment using tools such as Cucumber or Gherkin

-        Excellent written and spoken English with the communication skills to cross-reference with developers and QAs based in separate development teams


-        Programming ability, ideally Java, or experience working with a Java-based development team

-        HBase experience strongly desirable

-        Experience with RestAPIs


-        Outstanding company – friendly and welcoming, with a keen focus on utilising the most cutting-edge tools in the market

-        Progression into development, commercial, management and Lead testing positions a genuine prospect

-        Autonomy and direction over a greenfield project

-        Company benefits include market-leading salaries, bonuses, healthcare, pension and much more!

Positions are limited, so Lead Automated QA Testers should apply immediately!

Selenium / TDD / BDD / Cucumber / Gherkin / Java / CI / CD


  • Start: 11/08/2016
  • Duration: n/a
  • Rate: £60000 to £70000 Per: annum Benefits: Healthcare, Bonus
  • Location: London,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Oho Group
  • Contact: Dan McEvoy
  • Tel: 0203 002 9133
  • Fax: 0203 174 0014
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: DM346LQA
  • Posted: 2016-08-11 11:07:04 -

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