Test Lead

Software & Development
  • Reading / Hybrid
  • £40,000-£50,000
  • Permanent - Full time
  • bonus +benefits

Our client is an innovative software test consulting firm that specialises in providing a large array of testing services to organisations and businesses. They are a quickly expanding, dynamic and ambitious company that are looking to grow there expert team of testing professionals and broaden the brilliant value that they deliver to there clients.

As a Test Lead, your role will be ensuring the quality and reliability of our client’s software products. You’ll be tasked with leading a team of skilled testers, co-ordinating test efforts and developing strategies to be able to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the testing processes. You will need to be excited about delivering top-quality software and thrive in an environment that values collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Heading up a team of testers to guarantee the delivery of high-end software products.
  • Cooperate with all-levels of stakeholders to understand project requirements and goals.
  • Recognise and examine test results to identify trends and room for improvement.
  • Generate test plans, test cases and strategies based upon project requirements.
  • Keep up to date on industry practices and emerging software testing trends.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on testing priorities and strategies.
  • Guarantee that testing activities abide by relevant regulatory, legal and compliance requirements.
  • Identify, report and document defects, working alongside developers to solve issues.
  • Oversee the completion of test cases and certify thorough test coverage.
  • Consistently evaluate and improve testing processes to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.


  • Skilled in creating extensive test strategies and plans tailored to the needs of each individual project.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the types of testing and testing methodologies.
  • Keen attention to detail to show comprehensive test coverage and accurate reporting of defects and issues; ability to review test cases, documentation and requirements with precision.
  • Understanding of automation test tools and frameworks.
  • A customer-centric mindset, focused on delivering top end products that exceed client expectations.
  • Experienced with creating test plans and cases to fit project requirements.
  • Understanding of test team management; inspiring and motivating team members to encourage high-quality deliverables.
  • High-end communication skills to efficiently collaborate with client stakeholders and the clients leadership team.
  • Familiarity of adapting to changing requirements, timelines and priorities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment; ability to show flexibility to adjust testing strategies and approaches as needed.
  • Additional fintech knowledge on Mortgages /savings and regulatory reporting would be desired.
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Job Ref: BTB/3289

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