Test Lead

Test Lead Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Test Lead to join our team.


  • Developing Functional automation and leading the Test Automation strategy;
  • Providing expert knowledge of testing best practice throughout the development lifecycle;
  • Collaborating with the broader development team and internal stakeholders;
  • Working with the IT leadership team to identify area of improvement, through new technologies, toolsets and methodologies;
  • Championing Agile Testing – Building a current and future test roadmap, delivering quality products and excellent user experience.


  • A degree-level qualification in a Computer Science discipline;
  • API Level & Service testing skills;
  • 3rd party supplier experience;
  • Creating and maintaining complex test plans;
  • Extensive experience with Agile, V-Model & Waterfall;
  • Solid functional testing skills and happy to get your hands dirty if required;
  • JIRA & Confluence tool experience;
  • Agile experience desirable;
  • Solid approach and understanding of the delivery and tracking of project benefits;
  • A proven track record in testing accounting systems and regulatory change;
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation and facilitation skills;
  • Experience of testing actuarial systems and regulatory change is desirable;
  • Multi-discipline experience from large complex organisations;
  • Excellent test planning and co-ordination skills;
  • Use of test management tools for Test Scripting, Test Execution, Reporting and Defect Management (Service Now preferred).