Zühlke – Empowering Ideas

 

Lead QA Consultant

Permanent
100%
Manchester - Großbritannien
Software Engineering

At Zuhlke we empower ideas. We are a trusted advisor for clients across industries and help them turn ideas into smart and sustainable solutions. We specialise in digital innovation, cloud and data solutions, and have successfully delivered products such as mobile banking apps, healthcare systems and cloud-based government platforms, to name a few. 
 
You will be part of a purpose-driven team with a passion for innovation and an appreciation for Agile principles. To cultivate an environment where everyone can thrive, we foster an inclusive team culture where each individual has a voice and is empowered to take initiative, and where we care for one another. While we have been growing internationally, our colleagues across Europe and Asia remain connected through distributed project work and our “One Zuhlke” culture.
 
As a privately held company run by engineers, we prioritise your continuous development and education. With life-long learning a priority, we invest 10% of our turnover in developing skills and services in an agile way – matching your needs and those of the company. 
 
Our promise to employees and clients emphasises quality, innovation and sustainability. Our ethical guidelines and our passion for impactful solutions influence client projects and industries we work with, and underpin our focus on diversity and environmental sustainability.

Your job will include:

  • As a Lead QA Consultant you will take responsibility for the full end to end testing effort  
  • Work with our clients to enable them to transition to an Agile testing mindset 
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues and clients in an Agile environment, embedded in a product development team, be it onsite, in the Zuhlke office, or from home. 
  • You keep yourself up-to-date within the testing community and get things done. 
  • You occasionally travel to other Zuhlke locations, e.g. in mainland Europe, for project work or for developing competencies across the Zuhlke group. 
Skills & Requirements:
  • You have strong Exploratory Testing skills using Test Charters, capturing testing notes, test reporting and quality reporting  
  • Experience in leading and developing testing strategies using modern testing techniques; risk-based testing, tool-assisted testing, session-based test management, holistic testing strategies 
  • You have commercial experience working in an Agile Environment collaborating with designers, developers, business analysts and product owners  
  • Excellent stakeholder management communication skills 
  • Experience coaching and mentoring teams around Agile testing needs and Whole Team Testing mindset 
  • Experienced in defect tracking, management and reporting 
  • An appreciation and understanding of automated testing, the importance of automated testing for delivering in an Agile development environment and deployment to a CI / CD pipeline 
  • You have curiosity and advanced problem solving skills 
  • Have a presence in the wider testing community sharing knowledge and skills internally, posting blogs, speaking at conferences or meetups 

Our work is mainly at or within an hour's travel from our Manchester office.   

And Why Zühlke?

✅ Culture of collaboration and teamwork
✅ Variety of impactful and challenging projects
✅ Professional training and development benefits
✅ Strong ethics with a focus on sustainability & inclusion
✅ Sensible work-life balance
✅ Freedom to take over responsibility

Would you like to find out more? Read our Success Stories and join the conversation on our Zühlke Blog.

If you're interested in joining us, send us your CV and start your first step into realising your career goals at a company that values talent and cares about its employees.  We are an  equal opportunity  employer and  value diversity  at our company. 


Diversity & Inclusion at Zuhlke 

  • Being welcome & respected for who you are.
  • Being heard & appreciated for your perspective.
  • Being valued, no matter your background. 

We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, personality, national origin, race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.

Covid-19 Notice: We are hiring for this role despite the current circumstances in relation to Covid-19. To protect our employees’ and candidates’ health and safety, we have implemented fully remote interview and onboarding processes for candidates and new joiners until further notice. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation and appreciate your flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.
Permanent
100%
Manchester
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