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Test/ QA Lead - MS Gold Partner and Cloud Expert

Cloud Apps Test/QA Lead - MS Gold Partner and Cloud Expert - Mix of remote and office work

Opportunity for an experienced Application Tester with a passion for Quality Assurance to join a boutique, high calibre digital consultancy, leading the QA team through the full lifecycle of projects.

This is an Employer of Choice, a Microsoft Gold Partner and Cloud Expert consultancy with a strong history and steady pipeline of major Cloud Mobile, Web and iOT digital projects for well-known enterprise organisations.

As the Test/QA Lead you will manage a small QA Team in leading all test activities, often across multiple projects concurrently, supporting the delivery of a wide range of cloud based digital products utilising the bleeding edge of cloud-native technologies.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a small, vibrant team, building inspiring digital products, whilst maintaining work/life balance and a passion for your work.

As a small team, you will be both hands-on yourself in QA activities, whilst setting test strategies and managing QA activities through the full SDLC from initial client conversations right through to delivery of the Product.

Your passion and commitment to quality will drive the continuous improvement of test strategies and processes, championing quality and inspiring your team in the pursuit of best-in-class test capability.

Work will be varied and interesting, involving client consulting, resource and capacity planning, leadership and upskilling of your team, Test Strategy Design and implementation and management of test activities through the full lifecycle.

Required skills and experience;

  • Software QA/Testing experience, with a variety of project experience spanning web and mobile applications, ideally on cloud platforms.

  • Experience and confidence in setting software test strategies and leading test activities through full SDLC, either in a Senior, Team Lead or Management QA position.

  • Comfortable with providing technical test direction to the client and the team

  • An interest and experience in Test Automation

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work with clients

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to produce presentable documentation

  • A focus on continuous improvement, with demonstrable experience of process improvement and knowledge of modern QA best practices

  • A team player, passionate, thoughtful and driven.

    Able to coach and lead others, upskilling junior QA's.

What do you get out of it?

As well as getting to work with a Microsoft partner with leading edge tech you will be supported in enhancing your skills and experience, the latest training is provided to make sure you are on top of the latest tech.

You will work as part of a fun, collaborative team who are passionate about what they do for their customers.

A company who really value their employees and have a benefits package to reflect this:

  • Competitive salary of up to £50k

  • 25 days holiday

  • Personal training and development

  • Great working spaces

  • Flexible and remote working available- Option to work from Fareham or Manchester office

If you are interested in this role please apply and I look forward to working on your application together.