Head of Quality Assurance - Banking / Payments

Head of Quality Assurance - Banking / Payments

Job Title: Head of Quality Assurance - Banking / Payments
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60k - 90k per year + Bonus + Package
Reference: BAR12
Contact Name: Richard Mould
Job Published: June 28, 2017 12:42

Job Description

SoCode are recruiting for a Head of QA (Quality Assurance)  for our Exclusive client based in Central London operating in the Payments / Banking sector. 

Our client is a genuine industry changer and one of the UK's fastest growing start-up, FinTech companies.  Our client is looking to grow their Development and QA functions significnatly this year - in the last 6 months there have already been 30 new hires made.  

The Development and QA functions are operating on cutting edge modern technolgies. The new Head of QA will be expected to be on top of modern and emerging QA and Development techniques and tools.

Reporting to the CTO and working alongside the Head of Development, the Head of QA is a new position in the company and will be responsible for managing the fast growing QA function.

You will immediately be responsible for managing a group of highly skilled  Automation Testers (Selenium / C#) who are already in place but also responsible for recruitng and growing the team during a period of significant growth.

Due to the nature of the company and seniority of this role it will be essential to have a background of working in the Payments/Banking Sector. We will be unable to accept applications from other industries. 


Key Skills and Experience:

Payments / Banking Industry Experience Payments experience (FPS, CHAPS, BACs, SEPA etc)

Start - Up Mentality and a willingness to assist with hands on work if required (Greenfield Work)

Strategy / Management Experience of QA Professionals

Test Automation using C# 

Knowledge of Agile Methodology

Strong Stakeholder Engagement

Relevant Test/QA qualification (ISEB) etc.


Suitable candidates can be interviewed and start immediately.

To apply please forward your CV as soon as possible and we will be in touch with all relevant applications to discuss the role further.