Software Testing Team Leader – Sports, Trader Tools
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Full Time
Closes 10/02/21
Full Time
Closes 10/02/21
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.

Reporting into the Software Testing Manager, you will be liaising with Product Managers, Development Managers and Development Team Leaders across a suite of internal back-office systems and applications including our responsive site and Native Mobile Apps.

You will lead a team who are predominantly back office trader tools focused and are responsible for testing everything relating to our sports offering.

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.

You will require an understanding of our systems, but 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.
Preferred skills and experience
Strong team/project lead experience.
Commercial experience of leading large and diverse teams and projects.
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.
Ability to react well to changing requirements with a positive attitude.
Commitment to quality and thorough approach to work.
Keen interest in a range of sports.
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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.
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.
We were founded here in 2000 out of a portacabin, and now have bespoke global corporate headquarters in the city.
Our location
  • Historically, the area found its fortune creating world renowned pottery.
  • We benefit from great transport links due to our central location.
  • The bet365 Stadium is home to Stoke City football club.
  • Alton Towers, World of Wedgwood and the Trentham Monkey Forest are just some of nearby attractions.
What we get up to
As well as being our corporate headquarters, our Stoke office is home to our industry leading technology provider, Hillside (Technology) Ltd, and also support services roles to our gambling operations. The opportunities are endless, with roles in Technology, Media and Customer Support departments all under one roof.

Many of our teams operate 24 hours a day, so it is a hub of activity at all times.
Some location benefits
On-Site Restaurant
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
Company Leisure Facility
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