Lead Software QA Engineer/ Architect

Posted 5 November by We Are SSG
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Lead Software QA Engineer/ Architect
£50,000 - £70,000 + bonus + bens

My client is a global business operating in 100+ countries and they are looking for a Lead Software QA Engineer/ Architect to join the team on a permanent basis.

Do you want to join a team developing leading financial software?

Do you want to work on the latest technologies?


  • Work with Lead Engineers and Product Owners to ensure the appropriate test strategies and tools are in place to support the product roadmap
  • Work with the Product Owner to help create User Stories, define acceptance criteria and translate them into test specifications
  • Leading team members to define suitable test plans and overseeing the overall QA approach
  • Coordinating test activities across the team during the sprint execution
  • Participating in software design meetings and leading Software Engineers
  • Investigating new test tools/methodologies and integrating them
  • Designing, implementing and documenting test environments and frameworks
  • Developing C# unit tests and other automated test cases (integration/ regression/ stress/ GUI) using various frameworks
  • Reviewing and debugging product and test code to identify defects or performance bottlenecks,
  • Executing a wide range of functional and non-functional tests, manual and automated,
  • Validating defects raised by other team members and verifying fixes,
  • Analysing test data and producing test reports,
  • Participating in sprint planning meetings, daily stand-ups and sprint retrospectives
  • Liaising with other teams to share test technologies and best practices.


  • QA leadership and coordination experience
  • Experience in software development - C# .NET
  • Experience of working in an Agile/ Scrum environment
  • Experience designing, developing and executing unit, integration, system and performance tests,
  • Experience with defect management systems and workflows

Sound like you? If so, please apply immediately

Keywords - Quality Assurance, Testing, Test, Tester, QA, Test Engineer, Test Lead, QA Lead, Test Architect, QA Architect, Lead, Test Manager

Commutable from London, Kent, Middlesex, Sussex, Hants, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, West Sussex

Required skills

  • C#
  • QA
  • Quality Assurance
  • Testing

Reference: 36160164

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