Remote- UK
Testing
up to £45000

About The Role

We are an innovative FinTech business and one of the biggest players in the non-standard finance sector, who are expanding our QA/Test team by appointing a fully remote QA (Quality Assurance) Team Lead.

We’re offering a QA Lead the opportunity to develop our approach to test and QA for critical business transformation and cross-business change projects and ultimately support the development of our cutting edge FinTech organisation.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for coaching, mentoring and leading teams to achieve quality in design and implementation to remotely manage a QA team. In addition, you’ll be a force for continuous improvement, and an advocate for agile development.

This is a fantastic home-based position for someone seeking work life balance too, and an excellent opportunity to join a highly Agile team of Developers, Testers and Designers who are focused on delivering high-quality customer-centric products and services. 

Benefits  

  • Opportunity to join a growing company undergoing significant digital diversification
  • Fully remote role – be based anywhere in the UK
  • Home-Office equipment and furniture provided
  • Fully supported virtual induction
  • Digitally enabled company who will provide you with an online working community and social events
  • Salary up to £45,000
  • Great incentives such as life assurance (4x salary), long service awards, health cash plan, pension up to 7 % matching contribution, 25 days holiday, plus option to buy and sell holidays, Perkbox membership providing 200 perks, discounts and freebies….

 

Key responsibilities  

  • Coordinate and support all test and release activities across multiple development teams as appropriate, ensuring the business and technical requirements for change are thoroughly understood
  • Lead and actively participate in all aspects of the SDLC, championing Agile ways of working, and pro-actively contribute to all events
  • Coach others in understanding system architecture for production & preproduction environments, and supporting systems used to apply changes
  • Help identify and implement the use of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, and test automation to continuously improve quality and Lead Time
  • Encourage team collaboration on test and release process improvements, assessing suitability and defining implementation where appropriate
  • Monitor QA activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identify areas of improvement
  • Be an escalation point for all matters related to testing, and quality operating as the primary point of contact for the QA teams
  • Identifying barriers/resistance to quality changes 

About You

We’re looking for an excellent communicator and experienced lead who is enthusiastic to work in an Agile environment. Someone, who is adaptable, able to pick up new techniques and enjoys keeping up to date with advances in mobile/web technologies and how they can be applied to projects. You will also have: 

  • Demonstratable experience operating in a variety of software delivery frameworks, including Scrum
  • Demonstratable experience of defining and executing successful test plans
  • Demonstratable experience of testing at all stages of the SDLC
  • Demonstratable experience leading the test activities on multiple concurrent workstreams
  • Experience expanding testing abilities and knowledge across the development team 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible in approach and positive about change Strong attention to detail, combined with an appreciation of the wider picture
  • Broad knowledge of a variety of current test and release tools
  • An appreciation of, and experience with, applying test automation techniques
  • Strong knowledge SQL to prepare test data and verify test results
  • Experience with Lean Thinking and the Theory of Constraints
  • Experience of working in the financial sector 
 

About Us

We are a growing, forward thinking FinTech organisation offering digital financial products through our brands, Dot Dot Loans, an online loans service and U Account, a digital online current account service. We’re not your typical mainstream financial services business, we provide alternative digital customer-focused services which reach over 40,000 non-standard finance customers. We are a business that thrives on innovation: we like working with people who get excited about digital products and innovative technologies who share the same vision; to deliver online financial products for our customers that ensures they are informed to make the right decisions and treated fairly. 
 

If you feel you’re the right candidate for the role as our QA Team Leadclick ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

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