28 Feb 2018

Test Lead

Competitive salary + Bonus + Pension + generous share option long term incentive plan
Based in either Leeds or Manchester

About Tracsis:

The Tracsis Group is a leading international provider of software and services for the planning and management of mass transit operations. As a core part of the Tracsis Group, the software development team delivers complex rail planning and management systems which facilitate the planning processes, integration and capture of data, analysis and distribution of management information.

Our cloud hosted applications, business intelligence software and services are helping the UK’s Train Operating Companies to improve their business knowledge and agility, and helping them to drive forward improvements in operational performance retail and service quality management.

Our strategic goal is to frequently deliver value to customers using a continuous delivery approach and highly available systems. We seek to apply modern agile based techniques such as automated testing and continuous integration.

The Role:

As a Test Lead at Tracsis, you will actively participate in the entire software development lifecycle, from assessing business requirements and design through to testing, deployment and post implementation support. As a Test Lead at Tracsis, you can guarantee that there will be a lot of variety in the work you do. One day you might be pro-actively developing brand new greenfield functionality, the next you might be working directly with customers to improve existing products. Picking the right tool for the job is important and we use a wide range of technologies and techniques as the situation demands. Whatever the domain, we emphasise the best technical practices and value long-term quality.

You will be supported in your role with the tools you need whilst Tracsis strongly promote proactive learning and personal development.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Take a lead role in ensuring software is delivered to a high quality standard
Ensuring that software is adequately tested, covering both functional and non-functional requirements
Working as part of a development team, providing support to developers
Analysis of product requirements
Liaising with clients to capture and specify requirements
Identifying gaps in test coverage and ensuring that these are closed
Estimating resources and identifying risks to achieve project goals
Assisting the product team with sales processes, such as high-level estimation and planning

Experience (Essential) Skills and Experience:

Proven ability to write automation tests, using C# or Java and Selenium
Extensive experience writing end-to-end tests for web applications and RESTful services
Experience writing integration tests across multiple micro-service endpoints
Experience delivering tests in a SCRUM/Agile environment
Experience of Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and tools such as SpecFlow or Cucumber
Experience designing a well organised test suite, ensuring efficient builds and early feedback.
Accuracy and meticulous work ethic
Self-starter who is highly organised, communicative, quick learner and team oriented.

Experience (Desirable)

Experience interpreting RESTful web services using Swagger, and Pact
Experience of working in a Continuous Integration environment
Experience of Linux and AWS
Knowledge of functional programming languages
Excellent communicator who is comfortable meeting with clients and developers
Excellent time management skills and is able to manage current multiple projects in time-sensitive working environments

To apply:
Interested parties should send a full CV together with a covering letter and details of current remuneration to Louise Hodgson, Divisional HR Advisor at recruitment@tracsis.com

Strictly no agencies Applications received from agencies will not be considered and unsolicited calls from agencies are not welcome.