Digital Test Lead - Inside IR35

Digital Test Lead - Inside IR35

Job Title: Digital Test Lead - Inside IR35
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Somerset, England
Salary: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00083135_1541587630
Contact Name: John Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2018 10:47

Job Description


Role: Digital Test Lead
Contract Length: Initial 6 months
Location: Somerset
IR35: Inside IR35
Pay Rate: £525 per day
Security Clearance: DV Clearance (Essential)

My government sector client based in Somerset are currently recruiting for a Test Automation Lead to join them on-site for an initial 6 month contract. This role is INSIDE IR35, please DO NOT apply if you are not happy to work Inside IR35.

Please note the role is for a DV cleared Test Automation Lead. Please DO NOT apply if you do not currently hold DV Clearance.


Determine and implement the testing strategy, set testing standards and test metrics. Ensure traceability of testing against requirements. Determine the approach to assurance of supplier testing and the process for end to end testing across the application and dependent systems. Define and implement best practices both within the QA team and across the wider team. Drive the usage of QA frameworks and tools. Lead recruitment to ensure the team continues to deliver and grow. Support continuous improvement in the QA team.

Overview of the role

Acting as the Senior Test Automation Engineer on a project that is replacing one of our Defence related products.

The role will involve writing automated tests using C#, guiding the development team in testing best practices, taking responsibility for the overall testing approach.

Fundamental Tasks Interim Manager

- Write acceptance criteria using Behaviour Driven Development methods
- Write, often complex, automated tests using C#
- Monitor automated tests and resolve any failures with automation.
- Be part of a scrum cross functional development team
- Own overall test approach for program ensuring that good practices are applied across all areas.
- Run any manual tests that may be required

Is this exciting opportunity of interest? I so, please respond with your CV and I will be in touch ASAP.

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