Job description

Lead Test Automation Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Technology & Change

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Faye Wyard

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 9148499

  • Job ref:

    FW 41978

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


THE BASICS: Lead Test Automation Engineer – Manchester -- JavaScript -- highly competitive salary


Your new home

Here we take ethics very seriously, and being a financial institution this is a breath of fresh air. We hold the needs of the customers at the heart of what we do, especially in the testing team as we know we are the last line of defence.

Whilst we are a large institution, our offices have a community feel to them. This is because of the collaborative nature of the company underpins the structure of the teams and individual relationships between colleagues. We offer all the benefits of a large organisation, whilst you get the feel of working at a software house due to our dedication to Agile scrum methodology.


The wish list

We are looking for an innovator.

We need your expertise.

We want stewardship.

The role will require you to be the top Automation Tester in the company, where JavaScript is at the core but you are free to play with all the tools around that. You will lead a team of 4 Automation Testers who you will get to train and coach to get them up their career ladder. You will get to liaise with the DevOps team to transform how testing is implemented through both the testers and developers. This is truly an opportunity for you to mark your impact on the testing network of a large finance company making waves here in Manchester.


The tech tick list

- 3+ years of automation

- JavaScipt being your core scripting language

- DevOps

- Ability to teach your technical experience


The fun stuff

We offer up to 38 days holiday a year, with the opportunity for paid volunteering days, AND the opportunity of working from home – a truly flexible environment!

We are really excited to get the perfect candidate into our team, so are open to salary so please do not hesitate to apply.

We are a passionately inclusive and diverse employer, so don’t let anything hold you back from sending your up to date CV to fayew@forwardrole.com

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