Test Lead

£50,000 - £55,000 per year

London, United Kingdom

Full-time



Keytree is currently recruiting for an experienced Test Lead to join their award-winning development team working on a variety of high-profile client projects.
  • Take ownership of the delivery lifecycle and instil good practice across the team, holding the team to account to ensure that they follow good practice
  • Be responsible for the day to day execution of testing and QA activities and ensure that stories are tested as soon as possible after dev complete, raising bugs and issues which describe the problem sufficiently for the developers to resolve quickly
  • Produce metrics and measures to help the team assure the quality of the end product
  • Act as the project SME for matters relating to testing and quality (i.e. propose improvements to testing through changes to method and tools)
  • Act as a point of contact for the client’s stakeholders who have an interest in testing outputs (e.g. support, operational acceptance teams) and ensure the delivered product meets their expectations.
  • With the project manager coordinate testing activities across external project constraints (i.e. environment access) and build relationships and ways of working with the appropriate client teams.
Required skills and experience:
  • Hands on testing background and previous experience as a Test Lead
  • Creating the Test strategy and Test plans
  • Test Management and Defect Tracking tool experience – HP QC ALM or Jira
  • Writing and executing test scripts
  • Ensure appropriate testing documents and artefacts are documented and maintained
  • Keep track of new requirements or changes in requirements of the projects ensuring there is appropriate test coverage
  • Reporting testing status and escalating issues about project quality
  • Organising status meetings and distributing Testing Status Reports
  • Leading the testing function on a variety of projects
  • Planning project test cycles
  • Creating conditions of acceptance
  • Ability to lead, guide and support a team of testers
  • Automation testing experience (e.g. Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber, Gherkin)
  • Reporting test progress to various stakeholders
  • Customer facing
  • Understanding of Agile processes
  • Excellent communication skills- written and oral
Desirable skills:
  • SAP Testing
  • Certified Agile tester
  • Consultancy experience
The ideal candidate should be extremely proactive and have proven experience as a senior or lead tester with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The role is based in our Central London, Head Office with travel to client sites.

Company Information

Keytree helps companies become leaner, faster and more agile with our award-winning team of SAP experts and beautifully designed applications. The way we work sets us apart. Our international, multi-disciplined teams are built on a foundation of communications and accountability. We are driven by innovation and a passion for design and great user experience.

At Keytree we work with our clients to understand their business goals and solve their problems using our technological and industry expertise.

An international award-winning design and technology consultancy and product developer. Keytree helps companies become leaner, faster and more agile with our award-winning team of SAP experts and beautifully-designed applications. The way we work sets us apart. Our multi-disciplined teams are built on a foundation of communications and accountability. We are driven by innovation and a passion for design and great user experience.