Lead Test Engineer

Chorley Service Delivery

Working at ROQ you can expect more than your typical test position. Our Lead Test Engineers take responsibility for the planning, development, execution and management of automated testing activities within a client solution.

Your primary responsibility is to lead the team, which includes planning workload and ensuring that it is completed on time and within budget to a standard that meets or exceeds our client’s expectations. A key part of the role is to provide regular, accurate, and concise reports on the team’s progress, highlighting recent achievements, planned work, and risks and issues that might prevent the team from achieving its plans.

As Lead Test Engineer you will think innovatively about how best to test the solution within an automation test environment and what may be required to facilitate testing. You will change/adjust the approach to testing when necessary to ensure continuous improvement can be achieved.

What ROQ can offer you

In return ROQ can offer a highly competitive starting salary, company pension, Fitbit, life assurance, staff discounts, buy and sell holidays, on-going training and superb career development whilst working in an innovative environment and working amongst skilled professionals.

We also encourage The Test Lab to have fun, so we have regular nights out – either as a project team or as a group – along with our annual events such as our summer conference (involving fun team-building activities!) and our Black Tie Christmas Party.

And there's more....We also have a charity matching scheme which allows you to raise funds for a local charity of your choice and the company will match your donation of up to £200 per year. To encourage CSR activity, we are also proud to be able to offer an additional paid days leave for the purposes of charity work


Key responsibilities

  • Assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of test automation frameworks to facilitate delivery of automated test scripts
  • Implement and manage the delivery of the technical solution, assuring that the solution is delivered in the agreed timeframe and raising risks throughout the project
  • Assigning work, monitoring progress and providing feedback to members of the team
  • Design test cases based on requirements and produce automated test scripts providing the appropriate level of test coverage
  • Regular engagement with the client to providing progress updates, including producing reports, raising assumptions and risks and ensuring the client deliverables are achieved
  • Active participant in the preparation of Statement of Works, providing estimates and technical input to support the Automation Architect

Key Skills

  • A solid track record of working within test automation, including code generation, designing and implementing a test automation framework to support scalability and maintenance
  • Strong communication skills at all levels.
  • Proficient in coding bespoke automation frameworks across a variety of languages. The design and coding of test harnesses to support automated testing solutions
  • A wide appreciation of the test automation tools market (as well as supporting tools) and their appropriate usage
  • Your personal data will only be used solely for the purpose of ROQ supporting and responding to your request and will never be shared to a third party, nor do we transfer any such information outside of the EU.
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