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Lead Tester - Life & Pensions

Location: Kent Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

Lead Tester - Life & Pensions

My client within financial services based in Bromley, Kent are recruiting for for a Lead Tester with knowledge / experience of life & pensions.

This role is to lead a team of 6 testers as well as be hands on automation testing with knowledge / experience of life & pensions.

As a Lead Tester you will be involved in the full software development lifecycle as well as manage the testing team.

As a Lead Tester you will recieve the following benefits:

  • 24 days holiday allowance
  • Competitive pension
  • Life cover
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Perk-box membership (discounts and freebies)
  • Wellness allowance

Lead Tester Responsibilities:

  • Managing a test team over several different clients
  • Hosting standups with the test team
  • Carrying out functional testing, integration testing and performance testing
  • Test case execution and Test case management using JIRA Agile
  • Raising, documenting and tracking test bugs in JIRA
  • Communicating and working close with Project Managers
  • Assessing good test/regression coverage and spot areas of weakness
  • Work with the clients and maintain a good relationship with them.
  • Ad hoc projects as required

Lead Tester Essential Skills:

Business Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of Life and Pensions (New Business, Underwriting, Contract Servicing, Claims)
  • Good understanding of the Software Development Lifecyle process

Test Knowledge:

  • Documentation and testing quality metrics
  • Prepare test plans and user stories, documentation
  • Test execution best practices
  • Regression testing methodologies
  • Defect triage and defect re-test
  • Performance testing

Technical Skills:

  • Using MS SQL to write basic queries
  • Selenium IDE experience (Ideal)
  • Any Automation experience or API testing
  • Proficient use of MS Excel

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