Test Lead

A leading multinational communication and infrastructure solutions provider now has an amazing opportunity for a Test Lead/ Manager to join their rapidly expanding team. The role will be based in Limerick and will report into the Director of Engineering. The role requires an innovative individual with testing experience to lead up to 4 test engineers in automating all of the organisation’s products. This new position will play a key role in the efficiency of the company’s test strategy and allow the right individual to make a prominent difference.

The Role:

This is a sizeable international company with large operations abroad who will need you, as Test Lead/Manager to design and implement a full test environment, designing and owning test strategy, policies, frameworks and procedures to enable fast and effective growth of the company’s base in Limerick. As part of your role, you will:

  • Build and drive the full end to end test strategy for this organisation across all areas of manual, regression and automation testing
  • Manage and lead a team of 4+ testers from a HR, mentoring, career development and project delivery perspective
  • Lead and drive the transition from manual to automation testing on all products across the organisation (both web based and hardware products and integration testing of both)
  • Have responsibility for leading and managing all test requirements from the business, as well as having hands on involvement in testing on a day to day basis
  • Create and implement test plans, run test cycles, identify issues and create test reports
  • Configure and maintain test lab to consistently increase efficiency through enhanced test plans and automation for both yourself and the team
  • Mentor test engineers in automation testing and provide advice throughout projects

The Person:

  • Degree qualified in computer science, engineering or similar
  • 4 years+ in manual and regression testing with mentoring, some leadership experience
  • Experienced designing automation policies, strategies and frameworks
  • At least 1 years’ experience in automation testing
  • Experience with regression testing and automation APIs (e.g. Selenium, Sahi or Watir) is desirable
  • Experience across all areas of Black, White and Gray Box Testing
  • Have a strong understanding of the test development process and able to use on initiative to produce most efficient test plans
  • Experience in managing or mentoring a team is desirable

The Benefits:

Salary: circa €60,000 + attractive benefits package that includes bonus, healthcare & pension.

For more information on this role, apply now or contact Nicola McCarthy on 021 4511199

Salary: On Application Location: Limerick