Test Lead

Job title: Test Lead

Location: Remote

Contract: 6 months+

Rate: £600 per day inside ir35

Security clearance at SC level is required for this role

I am recruiting a Test Lead for a client of mine who are an IT systems integrator who operate within the public sector. You will perform functional, non-functional, integration and performance testing of a system of critical national infrastructure.


  • Perform test governance activities
  • Attend client and other stakeholder meetings
  • Flow down comms to team members
  • Support the team leads and team when and where required
  • Lead respective Test stream activities
  • Create and review test design and test plan
  • Create and review test scripts (manual & automation)
  • Lead test team within the project where required
  • Working with third party suppliers to ensure requirements coverage.
  • Support and review Test Cases execution and supporting data
  • Produce and review test results and defects
  • Produce Test Reports and report on interim progress
  • Train team members where required
  • Perform line management activities where required
  • Produce Knowledge transfer articles

Key Skills

  • 7 years' test experience (or 6 years' experience with ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing).
  • Strong experience in leading technical test team
  • Proven experience in writing query's in SQL database;
  • Experience of SOAPUI;
  • Knowledge of UNIX;
  • Knowledge of Web services;
  • Knowledge of AIX;
  • Extensive experience and good understanding of structured test methods and processes
  • Knowledge of supporting the setup of automated testing
  • Extensive experience in analysing requirements and design documentation
  • Extensive demonstrable experience developing test plans
  • Experience executing tests analysis and documenting results
  • Managing time and people

If you are interested in this role or wish to apply, please feel free to call me on 01737 821029 or 07766 512829

Kind Regards,