Test Lead

  • Location

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital

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  • Salary:

    £500.00 - £550.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Grace Dean

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Job Role: Test Lead

Duration:3 months

Pay Rate: £500 - £550

Location: Guildford

Start Date: ASAP

My client is currently looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test to join their existing team in Guildford for initially 3 months. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a small team of Software Developers in Test, which you will then mentor and train as demand increases.

*Due to the secure nature of our client's project, the successful candidate must either hold valid SC Clearance or be willing to undergo prior to the commencement of the project.*


  • Experience Leading a SDET Team
  • Experience defining strategies (technologies and processes) for a SDET team
  • Experience training and mentoring junior SDETs
  • Experience defining, developing and maintaining automated test frameworks

Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience using testing frameworks (TestNG, unit) to script tests
  • Experience using defect and test management tools ( JIRA) to track defects and manage tests
  • Experience using web based automation tools (Selenium)
  • Experience using performance test tools (Gatling, NeoLoad, JMeter)
  • Knowledge of general technical automation tools ( Puppet, Chef, Vagrant)
  • Experience with cloud & containerisation ( AWS, Azure, ECS, Docker)
  • Experience working with version control systems ( Git)
  • Experience working with multiple methodologies (Agile, TDD, BDD etc.)
  • Good working knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases

To find out more information please apply for this position with an updated copy of your CV.