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Head of Test Automation (Technical & Leadership)

  • Posted April 5, 2024
  • £80000 - £85000 per annum
  • Remote
  • Permanent

Head of Test Automation (Technical & Leadership)

£80,000 – £85,000

  • Mainly remote role, with travel to customer sites.
  • UK driving licence is required

A fast-growing Software Testing Consultancy who provide cutting-edge automation solutions to a variety of UK wide clients are looking for a new Head of Automation & AI due to continual new client wins and enhancements of their products.

This Head of Test Automation position is a technical and leadership focused opportunity.

Head of Test Automation other responsibilities include:

  • Providing visionary leadership and technical expertise within Test Automation and Quality Assurance.
  • Manage and support QA Automation Engineers & Developers placed within client site
  • Defining and guiding automation best practices, methodologies, and processes.
  • Designing, building, and maintaining robust automation test frameworks.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest technologies and trends in automation and AI.
  • Building partnerships with tool providers to ensure optimal service delivery.
  • Leading on all automation and product development-related activities

Head of Test Automation Key Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent ability in leading automation experts, QA engineers, and developers.
  • Proficiency in building automation test strategies and product roadmaps with a range of automation technologies covering Unit, API, UI level automation, including but not limited to – Selenium, Specflow, Serenity BDD/Specflow, Appium, Cypress, Playwright, Postman, Rest Assured, Jmeter, BrowserStack, Saucelabs
  • Experience of coding with Java and .Net environments
  • Experience of codeless automation tools
  • Experience with CI/CD environments and cloud-based implementations such as AWS and Azure
  • A visionary leader with innovative thinking and adaptability
  • An understanding of the potential of AI within QA

Head of Test Automation Personal Qualities:

  • Visionary Leadership
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Collaborative Approach
  • Resilience
  • Ethical Consideration

If you are passionate about automation and product development and possess the skills and experience outlined above, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to [email protected]


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