Technical Test Architect

North West Service Delivery

As a Technical Test Architect you will be the figure head for Test Engineering within ROQ covering test automation, performance testing and other technical test services. You will have a vision for the future of ROQ’s Test Engineering Service and look to investigate and lead the development & implementation of new service offerings, working closely with the ROQ Engineering team to ensure they have the skills and development required to meet the changing needs of the service. You will take end to end responsibility for the delivery of Test Engineering services to ROQ’s clients.

A key element of the role is to investigate and deeply understand client needs, define high quality test engineering solutions that meet those needs, and then assure that the solutions are delivered effectively to a high standard.

As a Technical Test Architect you will be client focused, results driven, dynamic and passionate about delivering services, as well as being a ROQ advocate.

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.


Key responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and vision for the future of test engineering and investigate and lead the development and implementation of new service offerings
  • Deliver, evolve and enhance the service definition and roadmap for ROQ’s Test Engineering Service offering, ensuring compelling solutions are offered to drive continual growth
  • Delivery of high value consulting engagements for new and existing clients
  • Working closely with client business stakeholders to build solutions to meet and exceed their requirements and expectations for Test Engineering
  • Governance and assurance of the delivery of Test Engineering services
  • Contribute to pre-sales activities, including technical discovery, interpreting and responding to RFPs, and development and presentation of client proposals
  • Show thought leadership inside and outside the company, especially in the areas of software delivery, technical testing and new technology
  • Define and implement new initiatives within the company and take others along on the journey
  • Attend and contribute to industry events, conferences and meetups showing ROQ’s thought leadership by sharing expertise and ideas
  • Train, coach and mentor colleagues thus developing the technical skills of the ROQ team

Key Skills

  • Proven experience of driving new technical initiatives within a service led business
  • Experienced in technical leadership roles, and able to lead teams to produce the required outcomes
  • Strong hands on technical background with skills in a range of modern development languages and technologies
  • Experience of environments and ideally cloud based solutions
  • Experience of working in Agile as well as traditional delivery methods
  • Able to demonstrate experience of being client focused and delivering high value services
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Proven experience of developing technical capability within teams
  • 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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