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Software Test Lead

Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted on 21st December 2017
Salary/Rate negotiable
Job type Permanent
Our Ref 25529/001

About this job
We are recruiting for our client based in Edinburgh for a Software Test Lead role. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a really good company and to mentor and lead a team.


This role involves working on a variety of projects, making sure that the delivered solutions are performing for their customers as expected - using the latest development tools, targeting leading-edge mobile technologies. The nature of the work requires excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic approach to problem solving and team work.
Key to making a success of this role will be your ability to use your initiative and think outside the box.


*Review customer specifications
*Support and provide input to Proposal and Estimation processes
*Provide high/low level accurate test effort estimations
*Creation of test strategies and plans to clearly define the test approach that will be taken for allocated projects
*Design and execution of test scripts
*Support the Technical Delivery Lead in scheduling and planning of test activity & responsible for the testing phase of the delivery plan
*Managing the daily workload of Test Analysts and giving direction on projects
*Mentoring fellow team members, reviewing test scripts
*Defect management and reporting & communicating defect issues to PMO and back to client upon request
*Management of test phases, including the tracking of tasks and production of accurate and timely MI reporting
*Point of contact for the Client in relation to testing and release activity
*Communicating all test issues effectively and executing procedures in order to arrive at the appropriate fix

The company offers great benefits and are offering a salary up to £35,000.

If this sounds like you I would love to hear from you. You can apply via the link or contact me on 0131 473 7065 /

For further details, contact Claire Ferguson on 0131 473 7065 or e-mail