Head of Test Automation / Automation Test Manager

X4 Group
£40,000 per annum
30 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Test Automation / Automation Test Manager / Birmingham / up to £57.5k + benefits

A market leading financial software organisation in Birmingham are looking for a Head of Test Automation / Automation Test Manager. Joining an already well established software team you will be responsible for designing, implementing and supporting testing architecture within the business with a focus on automation. You will be an advocate of BDD, TDD and automation testing as a whole.

Duties will include:

  • Reviewing automation code
  • Being the go to person for all matters automation
  • Overseeing all automation testing projects
  • Line managing automation testers
  • Writing frameworks for testing
  • Defining an setting automation strategy with senior management

Experiences required:

  • Java technologies and frameworks
  • Cucumber / Junit / Gherkin
  • BDD / TDD
  • Continuous integration (CI / Jenkins)
  • Whole automation test architecture
  • Languages:
    • Java / Scala / Groovy / C#
    • Selenium Webdriver / Protractor

Desirable skill include:

  • ISTQB / ISEB certification to an advanced level or equivalent
  • Ranorex
  • QTP / UFT


  • Salary up to £57,500 per annum
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Share options
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Private healthcare
  • 35 hour working week

The offices are a 10 minute walk from New Street Station and within walking distance from other Birmingham stations as well. With parking in central Birmingham the office are also commutable from most of the Midlands including Coventry, Warwick, Worcester, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and the majority of the West Midlands.

Apply now with the X4 Group now for immediate consideration

Head of Test Automation / Automation Test Manager / Birmingham / up to £57.5k + benefits