FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Testing Lead

A leading bank require an experienced Tester to join a large technology transformation programme in Edinburgh spearheading the adoption of DevOps & Scaled agile delivery. This individual will ideally have a strong technology background with high proficiency in Java and previous hands on experience in Test Automation.

JOB TEXT

A leading bank require an experienced Tester to join a large technology transformation programme in Edinburgh spearheading the adoption of DevOps & Scaled agile delivery. This individual will ideally have a strong technology background with high proficiency in Java and previous hands on experience in Test Automation.

Furthermore, the individual will also have knowledge of micro services and IBM DataPower architecture, and an understanding of Cloud ecosystem and associated technologies such as AWS and Azure. Experience of Micro Focus Silk Tooling - Silk Central and Performer would also be beneficial.

Responsibilities

  • The planning and execution of functional testing activities, and understanding the SAO requirements in the form of user stories and solution design
  • Undertaking system and integration testing, working in conjunction with other test teams, SAO scrum teams and environment teams
  • Participating in scrum stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, planning and estimating meetings
  • Working closely with the Solution Architect, Product Owner and other relevant stakeholders to define and enhance test deliverables such as Test Approach, BDD Feature Files, Acceptance Tests, and Step Definitions
  • Carrying out functional testing (in-sprint and SIT) by leveraging automation testing and reducing testing timelines over time
  • Generating relevant task/dashboard, Kanban board, and burn down reports using allocated test and defect management tools

Candidate Background

We're looking for someone with extensive experience working with agile testing methodologies, and leading day to day test planning, preparation and execution. Along with solid knowledge of leading functional testing - including test automation - for multi-channel digital applications, you'll have experience of testing as part of iteration (In-Sprint testing) as well as other non-iteration (Release based) test activities.

You'll be well versed with agile testing, metrics, estimation skills, working with story points, and velocity, and you'll have experience of test and defect management, prioritisation and leading defect triage meetings.

You'll also demonstrate:

  • Strong skills and experience with test governance documentation and reporting
  • Experience of TDD, BDD and continuous integration
  • Strong verbal and written skills)
  • Test automation skills and experience (Jenkins, Cucumber, Node.JS) and the ability to conduct automated test design and development

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  • Negotiable
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Charles Levick
  • 2018-06-18
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland GB