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Lead Test Analyst

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 plus fantastic benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167057

Our client is a leading software development company based in Newcastle city centre. They specialise in bespoke software development and solutions and due to growth and expansion they are looking to recruit an experienced Lead Test Analyst.

You will have both the technical skills and the consulting experience to help take the testing practice to the next level through client engagement, strategic consultancy and the delivery of innovative testing services.

You will have the following:

  • A passion for, and plenty of experience testing software

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good technical design skills including (where appropriate) good OO design principles

  • Expert understanding of, and the ability to provide leadership on a range of testing engagements

  • Previous experience in a consulting environment

  • Knowledge of one or more of Java, C#.NET, HTML5/JavaScript, SQL

  • Experience with end-to-end test automation, eg. WebDriver

  • Experience of Continuous Integration systems

  • An understanding of oracles, heuristics and generation of testing ideas

  • Exposure to the full software development lifecycle and Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Experience of context-driven testing principles


  • A relevant university degree

  • Experience in a commercial working environment

  • Involvement in open source projects

  • Experience in Technical and Operational Testing



Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 plus fantastic benefits