Agile Test Lead

£50000 - £65000 Per Annum

Agile Test Lead | London or Reading | Up to £65,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for an Agile Test Lead.

You will be part of a fast growing, pioneering working environment as they expand their capabilities to meet client demand. You will be joining the Digital solutions team of agile specialists, you will have the comfort of being part of a large and financially stable reputable company.

Looking for talented individuals with a keen eye for the latest technological trends and open source technologies, to join the agile team and to help build one of the greatest digital hubs in the London area. 
Along with growth and professional development, the job role comes with a competitive compensation package, flexible hours and remote working as well as other excellent benefits.

Agile Test Lead job duties:

As Lead Agile Tester you will join in the beginning of this open source journey and to have an active role in shaping future plans and testing direction. You will be part of a fast-growing and pioneering working environment which will deliver new and innovative open source projects. 
As a Lead Agile Tester, you will undertake development activities in Test Automation, TDD, BDD, Scrum and other Agile practices. As part of your role, you will be responsible for coding, testing and maintaining software systems, while mentoring and building the test capabilities of the agile teams. 

Experience to be successful in the job role:

This is a very client facing role so great communications skills are key. Must have plenty of agile development test environment experience, able to lead a team technically and develop members as well as being the go to tech person for testing.

As a Senior Agile Tester in the Agile teams your main role is to work with the rest of the delivery team to ensure overall quality of services. You will oversee the execution of tests, whilst also providing advice and guidance to the Test Analysts / SMEs. You will collate and manage the Incident Log, chairing the Defect Review Board for the testers as well as leading the management of defects. You will produce Test Progress Reports based on input from the Test Analysts / SMEs whilst also engaging business / end users during the production of test scenarios and scripts.

As a Senior Agile Tester your experience will be needed to peer review UAT scenarios and scripts as well as formally briefing business / end users on the UAT objectives, processes, roles and responsibilities.

You will be assisting business / end users with early witnessing of functionality prior to UAT (for non-agile delivery) and test scenario design and test script execution whilst structuring tests in accordance with the Agile Test Pyramid. You will use test automation including CI on an open source Java tech stack as well as full stack using Angular and Node.JS. 

Desirable skills 
If you are familiar with GDS standards, bootstrap and CSS testing, security vulnerabilities testing and/or have made some contribution to open source projects this would be a benefit but is not essential. In terms of other software exposure if you have used or worked with any of the following this would be an advantage; Mocha, Chai, Sinon.js, jUnit, RestAssured, SuperTest, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber/Gherkin, CodeCept, Gatling, Pa11y, Saucelabs/Selenium, Grid/BrowserStack, Jquery, Less.

***This role has SC clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the UK’s vetting process. Non-UK nationals applying for vacancies where a security clearance is a mandatory requirement, must meet the UK’s 5 year residency criteria in order for their application to be considered. Any person unable to meet these requirements should not apply***

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to Claire at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.