Automation Test Lead

Job Title: Automation Test Lead
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £42,000 - £45,000 + 36 days holiday, 14% pension, PR Bonus

About the Automation Test Lead role

A great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing, highly respected and much sought after companies to join in Edinburgh.

This is a very exciting opportunity to remain hands-on within testing so still utilising your skills and experience but with the responsibility of supporting a small team of Testers with a mixture of Manual and Automation work being the focus. You will be responsible for the planning of test strategies and the overall execution and quality. You will be responsible for managing resources and costs, responsible for forming working relationships, identifying and recommending on areas for improvement and assessing productivity against SLA's. You will be responsible for assessing other peoples work and supporting people in areas identified as needing improvement.


Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven experience of leading and supporting other testers is essential
  • Demonstrable experience of creating and rolling out your own strategies
  • Decision making and work delegation experience
  • Proven experience within an Automation environment
  • Gravitas and the ability to form and build effective working relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Agile experience is highly desirable


About the company

This company wish to stress their commitment to ensuring their staff enjoy their work, have a genuine work-life balance and that they believe in rewarding people accordingly. Staff benefits include performance related bonus of >9%, 28 days holiday (plus 8 public), private medical insurance, a company double your contribution pension contribution >14%, death in service plus other perks. The office hours are typically 09.00 - 17.00 and the office operates a smart dress code with business attire optional.
Applicants MUST have an existing right to live and work in the UK as candidate sponsorship is absolutely not an option.

If interested in applying for the Automation Test Lead role, please send on your CV to be considered

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