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Head of QA

  • Job reference: head of QA
  • Location: Bristol City Centre
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Back-end and Testing
  • Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + benefits

Head of QA and Testing

Bristol

Salary- £80,00-£85,000

A Head of QA with experience in managing onshore and offshore development teams is sought to head up quality by a reputable insurance company. As a Head of QA you will have strong stakeholder management skills and be responsible internally for owning quality across the website and across the internal applications.

You will ensure best practice is adopted across the organisation and manage a QA team both onshore and offshore that will assure test processes, plan and advising the wider business and senior stakeholders on risk profile from a testing perspective. The new Head of QA will implement a radical transformation of the department and its' delivery processes and development practices.

You must have a strong understanding and appreciation of how to utilise the following:

  • Agile Methodologies- preferably with a focus on transitioning to Agile and Lean Methodologies.
  • Extensive test management and IT testing experience
  • Automation (UI, Service & Unit level)
  • TDD/BDD
  • API Testing, unit testing, integration, performance testing, system testing and UAT
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams
  • Extensive test management and IT testing experience

Nice to haves:

  • Experience in the pensions or insurance sector
  • Experience of heading up a large transformation project

If you are ready to take on your next exciting challenge, click APPLY or email Claudia.nichols@lafosse.com

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