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Software QA Practice Lead

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    £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum

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    Eve Fraser

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    about 2 months ago

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QA Practice Lead (Microsoft Stack) -

Hybrid/Remote occisional office trips, Edinburgh/ London / Leamington Spa
This is a great opportunity to work as part of an innovative department within the digital innovation team within a Globally recognised Financial Services company.
Within this team of software specialists, building web and mobile applications backed by RESTful microservices and deployed to Microsoft Azure cloud is a requirement for a Practice Lead to lead software validation capability, the team, processes and tooling.

Working closely with the other Practice Leads and having autonomy to drive technical tooling and set metrics for success.
A background in Engineering across n-tier application architectures with strong communication skills and enthusiasm to drive quality assurance within the area is key. Understanding automation, providing mentoring capability and strong proven commercial experience in a discipline such as Lead Software Engineer in Test is a natural route to this role.
Skills & Experience

  • Experience testing all aspects of distributed web-based systems built with Microsoft technologies and cloud, including:
    • Unit testing (.NET, using C#)
    • Integration testing
    • Performance testing
    • Automated CI/CD processes which include quality and security controls
  • Proven ability to establish strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders:
    • Influencing and guiding technology decisions in delivery teams
    • Managing operational, governance, and security personnel and their concerns
    • Representing the organisation and department to customers
    • Monitoring and guiding third-party suppliers and service providers
    • Liaising with senior management to refine department policy and processes
  • Familiar with (or willing to learn) test automation tools including:
    • Azure DevOps pipelines
    • Azure DevOps repositories (Git), including branch and merge strategies

Please get in touch with a CV if you are technically experienced in a Senior/ Lead SDET looking for your next challenge and you are eligible to live and work in the UK without support required for sponsorship

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