Automation Team Lead

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Post Date : February 24, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 21, 2023
  • Salary: $6,000,070,000.00 - $70,000.00
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  • Job ID 330377

Job Description

Our Client is a leading solution provider to the Police, Criminal Justice, Emergency Services and Critical Responder sectors across the world; helping to deliver effective public services. For over 30 years they have been leading the way in solutions and services for the Emergency Services.
They are looking for an Automation Team Lead to join their Solution Assurance Test team on a permanent basis.
If you are passionate about information technology and have significant experience in cyber security, we would love to hear from you.
Location:             home-based (you may require attending team meetings at the Chippenham offices and potentially client site visits within the UK)
Hours:                  Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30
Salary:                 Competitive
Purpose of the role:
This role will have line management responsibilities within QA, with the progression, personal development and performance management of reporting staff being an essential part of this role. 
Experience with Behavioural Driven Development (BDD) as a software design framework is highly desirable.
Some of the key duties & responsibilities will envolve:

Defining/Creating/Assisting/Troubleshooting the development of Test Automation Framework, Standards, Procedures
Processes, Toolsets and Best practices as related to Test Automation
Managing the Daily/Weekly activities of the Test Automation Team Members and support the onboarding of new team members
Providing technical guidance and expertise to team members, colleagues and/or customers
Directing/planning necessary extra work, and rework and re-plan activities
Maintaining and Guiding Test Automation Suites Execution and undertaking analysis of results to ensure that software meets or Exceeds specified standards and/or client and technical requirements
Working with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during
Supporting Quality Assurance Lead in upward stakeholder management and day-to-day
Management of the Automation Test team
Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with other IT services, IT solution functions and customers to expedite delivery of IT solutions
Working within quality assurance frameworks to ensure stability, efficiency and scalability
Taking responsibility for integrity of testing and acceptance activities and coordinates the execution of these activities
Providing authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution  
Our ideal candidate will have/be:

Expertise in both Defining and Creating Test Automation Frameworks
Significant experience in Agile environment and DevOps
Solid understanding of VSTS/Azure CI/CD Pipelines
Expertise in setting up Automation Suites in CI/CD Environment
Experience developing API automated testing solutions using UFT, Selenium, JUnit, Soap UI and JMeter
Ability to determine strategic direction and not just tactical
Strong programming and technical experience as this role will require digging into code and interfacing with developers and delivery managers
Knowledge of tools and processes for results reporting
Experience with testing big enterprise, high-traffic and multi-tier applications using MS Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience managing teams of Automation Engineers strongly preferred For the security clearance reasons – please only apply for this position if you have full right to work in the UK and you have been living in the UK for last 5 years.

eSift have been appointed as the resource partner and we are managing this role on behalf of our client. To apply for this position please click on the “apply now” button below.  Your CV will then be held on our central database, if for any reason you do not wish us to retain your details, please contact us via (url removed)