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Lead Software Tester (O910258)

Douglas, Isle of Man

IT & Telecomms

£350 per day

Full time / Contract

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Job description


Our Financial Services Client in Douglas is enjoying tremendous growth and have ahead of them an exciting technology portfolio. To support these endeavours, they require a Lead Software Testers to join the System Development team on a 12-month contract basis.

Please note - this role does require relocation to the Isle of Man and cannot be undertaken remotely

The Testing team provide high quality system and integration testing services to both projects and BAU. Ensuring new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified (including security requirements), and that the risks associated with deployment are adequately understood and documented.

Must Haves:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a software testing role
  • Previous experience leading testing & managing resources
  • Manual testing within Software development using Waterfall
  • Legacy Systems Experience
  • Basic SQL Skills
  • Understanding of XML & schemas (XSDs)
  • Understanding of SFTP protocol
  • ISTQB Certified
  • Educated to degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification or relevant experience in career history
  • Financial / Banking / Wealth Management or insurance background

Role Profile

  • You will take the test lead role for project/BAU deliveries, planning test activities, setting clear expectations & allocating work to the assigned testers and monitoring progress
  • Act as quality advocate for projects / BAU work, helping to ensure that adequate time is allowed for testing and an acceptable level of coverage is achieved
  • Undertakes design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations
  • Design test cases and create test scripts and supporting data, working to the specifications provided
  • Identifies relevant areas for regression testing, ensuring sufficient coverage achieved to provide confidence in release
  • Interprets, executes and records test cases in accordance with project test plans
  • Analyses and reports test activities and results. Identifies and reports issues and risks
  • Identifies, logs, monitors and re-tests defects using appropriate tool(s)
  • Performs static testing of project documentation to improve quality of requirements and design

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