Head of Quality Assurance
Posted on Sep 17, 2020 by Quantica Technology
Head of Quality Assurance - £45,000 to £55,000 - Sheffield - South Yorkshire
This is a superb opportunity for an experienced Head of Quality Assurance or aspiring QA Team Leader .NET Developer to join an award winning organisation in Sheffield city centre.
As a Head of Quality Assurance your responsibilities will include the day to day management of the QA team ( 7 members) including training, mentoring, talent management, project resourcing, defining and implementing test practices/services across the business, working alongside the other members of the SMT to drive and align change across the software development life cycle, to provide continuous improvements and deliver business efficiency and the Service Design and Project Delivery teams to define acceptance criteria and input ideas and refine specifications for new features and products. You will act as SME for test across the organisation as well as providing expertise to the clients supporting the sustainable development of my client SaaS products to ensure we keep ahead of the competition and gain market share and using your knowledge of testing to contribute to sales bids and tenders
You will have experience in acting at a similar level of team and business management, leading and developing people, have significant experience designing, implementing and leading testing services across a range of products, in both Agile and Waterfall development environments, SaaS product environment and have experience of both functional and non-functional testing across web and mobile applications and APIs including (but not limited to) regression testing, UAT, performance testing, load testing and basic security testing with a good, general technical understanding of software development and the more technical aspects of testing and have familiarity with integrating 3rd party systems. Experience of managing, co-ordinating and leading testing activities across multiple parties would be advantageous as would an interest in cyber security and testing software applications considered safety critical would be a bonus, but is not essential
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great mid-size organisation where you are a valuable member of the company and have a great career opportunity ahead of you with an unrivalled salary of up to £55,000
This role is commutable from Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Wakefield, Worksop and Stockport
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