Automation Test Lead (FinTech) at Dynamic Planner (Reading, UK) (allows remote)

Automation Test Lead (FinTech) at Dynamic Planner (Reading, UK) (allows remote)

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Location: Reading, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-05-08 05:01:02

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About this job

Job type: Full-time

Experience level: Senior

Role: Automation Test Lead

Industry: Fintech

Company size: 79

Company type: Private

Remote details

Up to 100% remote within the United Kingdom.

It’d be advantageous to be able to access Reading Office every week or two.


Selenium, C#, Git, SpecFlow

What you’ll do all day

As a Principal Tester (Automation Test Lead), you will provide mentorship and line management to other testers in the team. You’ll help build on the technical capability of the test team, developing and empowering them through your mentorship and coaching. You will have strong input into and lead our testing strategy.

Most of your time will be spent working in a sprint team with 1-2 other testers, 2-3 developers, a product owner, and a project manager.

You will design test cases for new features, and then automate them in C# and Selenium at the same time as the developers are writing the feature. We will then rely on your tests to enable us to deploy changes rapidly to Production with confidence.

You will also be involved in team discussions for projects, deciding test strategies, providing estimates, reviewing other testers’ automation, and supporting BAU processes.

About the role

The role is right in the heart of the Dynamic Planner technology infrastructure. Dynamic Planner provides software as a service to its customers, and so the design, quality and reputation of this software is critical to our business. You will be a key part of our software development management team (alongside a second Principal Tester, two Principal Developers and the Software Development Manager).

We’re looking for at least five years of experience of writing automated tests, particularly in C# and Selenium. Experience of mentoring testers is required, line management experience is essential for this role. Experience of performance or security testing would be a bonus.

Being highly skilled, creative, diligent, and able to multi-task are essential skills for this fast-paced role. As well as focusing on your direct work, you will need to keep a broader focus on the work of the team to ensure nothing is missed.

We love testers who manage to think of the thing that didn’t occur to anyone else.

What can you expect working with us?

- A diverse, fun, enthusiastic team of skilled people who are proud of their work.

- Cross-functional, product-oriented teams.

- Agile and lean mindset – a collaborative atmosphere where we develop and own our product together.

- Best practices – We are constantly trying to do better.

- A fun and flexible working culture

- The opportunity to grow and develop your skills

What we offer:

-Competitive salary & discretionary annual performance related bonus scheme

-Generous benefits including 25 days holiday with anniversary increase,

-Personal development budget to help you learn and grow,

-Health & wellness programme to help you focus on you,

-Flexible working policy

-Company Pension, Life Assurance, Payday treats