Test Lead

Test Engineer (Senior/Lead) - Newcastle - £40-55k

Ref: 175| Posted: 25th Jun 2019

Do you want to test complex and sophisticated software solutions using the latest technologies?

If so, this could be the role for you…

The Company

A Newcastle City Centre based tech consultancy that builds large-scale, bespoke, business-critical systems for some of the world’s most high-profile organisations.

One that prides itself on delivering the best in bespoke software and services.

Working here, you’ll be at the forefront of new tech ensuring things don’t get stale.

The Role

You’ll work on bespoke testing projects on behalf of their diverse portfolio of global clients.

This will be a strategic role where you are expected to deliver innovative testing services.

Their clients

Clients of theirs include top-tier, blue chip financial services organisations.

It’s a great company to work for

Great because they reward their staff.

They look after your career, by investing in your training and development.

They allow you to progress; flat structure so you don’t need to wait for your boss to leave, you’re promoted on merit.

They look after your family, with death in service plans, income protection and childcare vouchers.

They look after your wellbeing with up to 33 days paid leave with bank holidays on top.

They look after your health, with discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme and optional medical cover.

Plus, you’ll get a decent pension too (10%).

To be considered, you should have:

  • A passion for, and plenty of experience testing software
  • Good technical design skills including (where appropriate) good OO design principles
  • Expert understanding of, and the ability to provide leadership on a range of testing engagements
  • Previous experience in a consulting environment
  • Knowledge of one or more of Java, C#.NET, HTML5/JavaScript, SQL
  • Experience with end-to-end test automation, eg. WebDriver
  • Experience of Continuous Integration systems
  • Exposure to the full software development lifecycle and Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience of context-driven testing principles

The following isn’t expected, but it’d be great if you had:

A relevant university degree

Experience in a commercial working environment

Involvement in open source projects

Experience in Technical and Operational Testing

Yes, it’s a great company. Yes, it’s a great role.

But that’s our opinion. It doesn’t matter what we think.

See what you think.

How to apply

Give Tom a call on 01642 271428 or email tom@hainton.net with any questions you have.

Alternatively, book in a 15 minute call with me via this link here: https://calendly.com/haintoncall/tomsmith