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QA Lead

QA Lead

Leeds (hybrid & fully remote options available)

Salary is flexible DOE

Forward Role have partnered with an award winning digital agency who are experts in eCommerce and specialists in Magento. They develop websites and strategies for brands across the world to help them enhance performance and create unforgettable experiences.
The Role:

As the QA Lead, you will work collaboratively with the wider team to define, develop, maintain and deliver testing requirements for client’s Magento solutions. In addition to delivery responsibilities, the QA Lead will also act as an advocate for QA best practices and lead initiatives to improve test processes; alongside extending the use of tools/frameworks.

Your Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all projects are released on time with maximum quality and minimal bugs
  • Working with the project management team to facilitate new work through the agency 
  • Assisting in the writing of test scenarios and functional specifications and the progression of development through the agency
  • Developing a roadmap for building needed test expertise
  • Where needed be client facing, responsible for presenting your work, taking feedback and critique and helping to guide our clients through their solutions
  • Providing actionable feedback to other members of the team on quality, best practice and technology
  • Build and manage relationships with internal teams and clients
What we need from you:
  • Prior experience with Magento, with a minimum of one years’ agency experience (desirable)
  • Experience with NewRelic,, XDebug and other debugging tools
  • Extensive QA experience within Agile projects, with a strong understanding of the Sprint, CI and release testing
  • Automation experience and the ability to specify, and implement automation frameworks
  • Magento Certification (desirable)
  • Experience with API integrations
  • Working knowledge of tools such as JIRA
  • Previous E-Commerce exposure
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Open Source tools and Cloud based services including Jenkins or alternatives such as Cucumber, Gherkin, Jasmine, or Cypress
  • Excellent knowledge in Object Oriented programming and MVC
  • Ability to break down client requirements and provide accurate estimates for QA 
  • Have excellent communication, rapport building, organisation and time management skills 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Company Benefits:

Employee well-being is high on this clients agenda. Their people truly are at the heart of everything that they do and make them who they are. They offer:

  • Performance based bonus
  • Hybrid working (a mix of office and home based or fully remote if you do not live within a commutable distance to Leeds)
  • Regular company events
  • Employee perks portal
  • Clear training and progression programme
  • Company pension scheme & private health plan
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free fruit and refreshments + monthly free sandwich Friday
  • Quarterly company awards
  • Plus many more 

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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