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QA Lead - Go Compare

Posted on Nov 11, 2021 by Future PLC

Not Specified, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
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Full-Time

Future's Technology department has been instrumental in the company's success over recent years and is vital to Future's continued growth and disruption of the digital publishing industry.

As part of the strategy around GoComapre's acquisition by Future we're putting in a technology roadmap for re-platforming our domain around an API first, cloud based serverless architecture to become the PCW leading service. This is part of our plan to broaden the scope from the GoCompare brand.

Job Purpose

As a Lead QA in our Systems Team you'll work closely with teams across engineering to ensure the delivery of scalable, well structured, efficient applications, services and components; working on both green-field projects built from the ground up using the latest libraries and best practice as well guiding on best practice, maintaining and improving existing code within our legacy stack.

You will be responsible for expanding the breadth and depth of our automated testing coverage, as well as leading our engineering teams on the automation discipline.

Crucially you'll also be someone who can educate and train our Engineering team and understand at Functional and Non-Functional Quality and be able to define and set the quality gates for the our Ci/CD Pipeline

Key Responsibilities

  • You will take overall responsibility for defining the Quality Gates across our SDLC and will set the criteria into the CI/CD pipeline for the whole platform
  • In collaboration with Tech Leads and Engineers you will ensure our testing stack is well scoped, monitored, reported and documented.
  • You will ensure that QA engineers & Dev engineers are working on the right areas of the stack and have the correct skills to ensure good test coverage.
  • You will be responsible for the QA across engineering defining the QA Strategy and setting the Quality Standards and Gates are defined and managed
  • You will also be responsible for analysing bugs across the stack and ensuring that suitable tests are set up to avoid future regressions.
  • You will work with the rest of the team to review both your code, QA engineering and software engineers code before it is committed into our repositories.
  • You will be able to communicate effectively with the wider business and be able to critically assess product requirements and solutions.
  • Test scope will cover both client and server-side code working with datastores and server configuration.
  • You will be keen to keep up to date with the latest approaches to software engineering and be given the opportunity to improve and updated the QA stack as appropriate
  • You will participate in regular hack days, using cutting edge tech to prototype innovative approaches to business/technical goals.
  • As an experienced member of the team you are required to support and help develop more junior members of staff both via peer review/direction and mentoring.

Reference: 1395789457

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