07 Jul

Lead Jobs Vacancy at Firefly London

Position
Lead
Company
Firefly
Location
London ENG
Opening
07 Jul, 2017 30+ days ago

Firefly London urgently required following position for Lead. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Lead Jobs Vacancy at Firefly London Jobs Details:

Firefly Learning is an award-winning EdTech company that brings teachers, students and parents together. We’re used by hundreds of leading schools globally, and have offices in the UK and Sydney. We are currently growing our team.

The Background

We’re on the lookout for a talented QA Lead to build our QA processes and QA team as our business grows. You’ll be reporting directly to the Head of Technology and working closely with the larger development team including PMs, product managers, designers, front-end and back-end developers and testers.

The Role

Responsibilities

Build, develop and mentor a small, fast growing QA team.

Lead the transformation of testing into a continuous and efficient end-to-end engineering function through the use of quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity.

Oversee the quality of your team’s deliverables and be responsible for driving process improvements.

Design and implement test automation frameworks, develop automated tests that are integrated into CI/CD pipeline.

Monitor systems post-implementation to verify that acceptance standards are met.

Promote the creation of thorough test plans to ensure programs are executing according to recognized test standards, business and technical requirements.

Maintain traceability, version control and configuration management of all test objects developed

Working closely with your peer team leaders to plan and ensure the completeness and consistency of our testing across the product. Report progress and provide test metrics to the larger technology team

You

Leadership experience of small-medium sized and fast growing teams

Strong software design, OOP and database system experience

Knowledgeable in TDD/BDD methodologies and trade-offs

Be well versed in software engineering tools and best practices

Proficiency in test architecture, design and implementation, including setting up test automation frameworks from scratch

In depth knowledge of Exploratory testing techniques, Rapid software testing and Session based testing, testing heuristics

Project management methodologies; Agile, Lean etc

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Essential skills

Experience in building complex web/mobile testing platforms

Development experience in one or more of the following: C#, Objective C, SQL, Java, HTML/CSS/JS.

Significant experience of automated test approaches and Page Object design pattern

Test automation experience using C#, VSTS, nUnit or similar.

Test Automation in Selenium WebDriver, Appium

Knowledge of Cucumber, Espresso or similar

Mobile App testing experience for iOS and Android devices

Project/Issue tracking using Jira or similar tools

CI Tools like Jenkins, TeamCity, Circle CI or similar

Cloud infrastructure like AWS, Digital Ocean or similar

Cloud testing solutions like BrowserStack, SauceLabs, TestingBot, AWS Device farm etc

Experience in automated API testing

Desirables

Specific Front-End frameworks (such as react+redux)

Products that run on the cloud (Azure/AWS)

Application and database performance optimisation (benchmarking/tracing/profiling)

Scripting and task automation (automated builds, deployment, CI)

Release management

Benefits

25 days holiday (plus 3 additional days over Christmas)

£1000 training budget per year

Discounted gym

Childcare vouchers

Season ticket loan

Cycle to work scheme

Employee option scheme

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