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Test Team Lead

Test Team Lead

Job title: Test Team Lead

Location: Cambridge (hybrid working)

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + benefits

Start Date: ASAP

SoCode recruitment are working with a Software company based on the Cambridge Science Park who provide software solutions to help their customers collect and manage data more effectively.    They are looking to build out a brand-new team due to winning an exciting contract within the defence space and are seeking to hire a Test Team Lead to assist them. It is essential for this role that you have experience of keeping traceability of requirements as well as setting up the test automation framework.

Due to the nature of this project, the selected Test Team Lead will need to undergo security clearance and will have to abide by the Official Secrets Act.

You will be responsible for…

  • Keeping traceability of requirements, as well as ensuring CI and CD processes are implemented across multiple teams
  • Setting up the test environment, including the automation framework
  • Designing and implementing procedures and processes
  • Coordinating test activities between multiple component test teams and integration of the end system
  • Contributing to a cross-functional team of developers, testers, and product managers, delivering automated tests and signing off releases of enhancements and new features for the project

You will have the following skills/experience:

  • Ability to architect and create automated acceptance testing framework
  • Solid experience of coordinating test activities following fundamentals of software testing and performing system integration testing
  • Automated testing tools and frameworks like JUnit, TestNG, Selenium and RestAssured in well-structured clean-code Java.
  • Continuous integration environment and build tools (e.g., Jenkins/ AzureDevOps, Maven)
  • Test frameworks and build integration tools to automate testing of microservices and SOA (Service Orientated Architecture) systems
  • Proven use of requirement traceability tooling and processes and/or BDD frameworks
  • Experience in non-functional testing (security and performance)

In return, they can offer you…

  • 25 days holiday
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Health Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Option to buy and sell annual leave