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Lead QA Consultant

As a Lead QA Consultant at Amido, we will expect you to be playing a leadership role and spending most of your time shaping and leading the test aspects of an agile delivery team on an exciting project helping that client to realise the business benefit of an investment into the cloud.

About the role and what you'll be doing

Our Technical Leads are hands-on, you will be inquisitive in your approach to testing and problem solving and have the technical ability to lead any project from a testing perspective regardless of the tech stack.  

You will work closely with senior technical people from the client, navigating through complex stakeholder relationships, and guiding technical decisions, as well as coaching and mentoring members of the project team.

Amido has a diverse set of communities, as well as your core competency that you’ll be encouraged to contribute to, and learn from, where projects and client commitments allow.

You will be a self-starter, and proactive in your project work and your career, continuously looking for ways to add value, improve and lead your community and Amido.

We are a client-facing business, but we do encourage clients to allow us to work remotely for a majority of the time so if you are not required to be on client site, you can choose to work from home or in our Amido offices.

What you’ll bring to Amido

You will be in a leadership position working across the SDLC on large, complex and scalable projects with high volume and high availability microservices. As such, you will need to bring your skills and experience:

  • Shaping project-level test strategies for large projects with a technology agnostic approach
  • Creating automation frameworks in multiple technology stacks, such as .NET, Java, JavaScript and Python
  • Working with teams to improve their test approach and implement testing best practices
  • Designing and implementing enterprise level test solutions with appropriate cloud-based services/platform with a deep understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of different enterprise environments
  • Creating a collaborative team environment where everyone’s opinion is heard, but you know when to be assertive, back down or escalate  
  • Great communication skills, in particular: presenting, collaborating and partnering with stakeholders

What we offer you

  • We will give you a place to strive and grow, where you will have the opportunity to work on interesting, yet challenging projects. Applying your thinking to build a better world founded on intelligent technologies alongside highly skilled and like-minded individuals.
  • This will be an extremely varied position that’s all about problem-solving and finding the right technical solutions for your client. You will be given autonomy over your work so that you will have the opportunity to shape the projects you’re working on.  
  • We are a people-first business, which means people are at the heart of everything we do here. We offer our consultants a safe environment where knowledge sharing, and open communication is encouraged. Whether at one of the internal monthly events, such as Lunch & Learns, Tech Time, and internal competency meet-ups, or at one of our community groups, such as football, gaming, yoga, or wellbeing; we have strived to build a business where everyone feels welcomed, included, and valued.

Benefits package

  • 27 days annual leave, rising each year to a total of 30 days (plus bank holidays)
  • An annual training budget of £2,000
  • Generous company pension
  • Private healthcare with Vitality
  • Season Ticket loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection

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