Software Testing Team Leader, Sports
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Overview
Technology
Full Time
Closes 01/06/22
Manchester
Full Time
Closes 01/06/22
Who we are looking for
A Software Testing Team Leader who will be assisting in driving the provision of a capable, reactive and motivated delivery focused testing team.

You will be liaising with Product Managers, Development Managers and Development Team Leaders across a suite of products and applications including our responsive site and our iOS and Android Apps.

The Sports team are predominantly UI focussed and are responsible for testing everything relating to our sports offering; including exciting features such as Match Live on our In-Play Product, Streaming, Bet Builder and Cash Out.

As a Team Leader you will not be testing as part of your role. You will be assisting and supporting the Software Testing Manager in the successful delivery of software by coordinating the efforts of the test team.

People will be the key focus of your role. You will remain close to the solutions being tested within the team and work closely with other leads to ensure that testing quality being produced by the team is completed to a high standard.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Strong team/project lead experience and a strong background in software testing.
Commercial experience of leading large and diverse testing teams and projects.
Experience of testing large scale websites.
Excellent understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Ability to multi task and manage multiple streams of activity shifting focus regularly.
Ability to think in a high pressure environment and react quickly to challenging situations.
Proven experience of working with daily releases and high output of development work.
Ability to react well to changing requirements with a positive attitude.
Commitment to quality and thorough approach to work.
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Main Responsibilities
Managing a team of Software Testers.
Applying active governance around quality, rules, standards and processes within the team.
Having a solid overall understanding of active work requirements of the team.
Developing, building and supporting the team.
Actively communicating both within and outside the team, attending and contributing to various interdepartmental meetings.
Resourcing, ensuring that priorities are understood and deadlines are met.
Building and maintaining successful relationships within the development teams and at times the operational functions.
Ensuring regulatory and PCI standards are adhered to across the testing phase.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Manchester
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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