Test Team Leader – Cardiff – £215 per day – 3 months +

Test Team Lead to join a Project on a Telephony Upgrade project at based on Genesys platform.

  • Standard Test Lead Role
  • Understanding of Genesy telephony desired
  • Assurance of Clients Test strategy and plans and approach
  • Client support as required

Job level description

Test Team Leaders are responsible for planning, managing and reporting the day to day activities of a test team. They ensure that the team delivers against the test plan to time, quality and effort budget, as well as being capable of hands-on test preparation and execution.

Test Team Leads may also hold or develop specialist capabilities in areas such as automation, business ERP tools or business process areas for example Payments. Alternatively some Test Team Leaders may have non-functional specialisms.

Key Activities

  • Plans and allocates work to test team members; regularly check progress.
  • Reports regularly to the Test Manager (or equivalent), highlighting actual or potential issues, and proposing remedial action.
  • Ensures that the test team works effectively and efficiently together following agreed process and standards.
  • Liaise with other test teams and other project teams to ensure that their team supports the overall objectives of the project or service.
  • Develop the test team’s skills and capability both individually and as a team.


  • Review test baseline documentation; for example functional specifications.
  • Design test scenarios appropriate to coverage requirements and obtain sign-off from parties relevant to the specific programme..
  • Produce test conditions and manual test scripts from test scenarios and obtain sign-off, following agreed standards and processes.
  • Execute manual tests and raise defects as required, following agreed standards and processes.
  • Produce test records (test cases, test execution results, defects) in line with project standards.
  • Contribute to Defect investigation, collaborating effectively with other resolver groups for example developers.
  • Produce traceability records, from test cases back to requirements.
  • Produce test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
  • Specify requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.
  • Interpret, execute and document complex manual test scripts using agreed methods and standards.
  • Review test results and modify tests if necessary.
  • Provide reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project.
  • Report on system quality and collect metrics on test activities such as test preparation and execution.
  • Provide specialist advice to support others.
  • Experience in working with at least one automated testing tool.
  • Experience in estimating testing phases.
  • Use of Test and Defect Management Tool; for example HP ALM or Open Source test tools such as Jira.

Test Management

  • Produce or contribute to the creation of a project Test Plan.
  • Manage test team scheduling and allocate tasks,
  • Monitor progress to meet milestones and estimates.
  • Chair or provide a significant contribution to Test Readiness Reviews.
  • Produce estimates following agreed process.
  • Schedule work effectively, giving team members the opportunity to develop their skills while ensuring quality and timely deliverables.
  • Provide regular reports on progress; identify and tracking risks; and tracking milestones.
  • Identify and implement improvements to the test activities and process.
  • Ensure that test team members understand the standards and apply them.
  • Document and implement test plans and test cases.

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Job Reference: TTLead

Salary: £200 - £215 per day

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 6 months

Job Start Date: ASAP

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