Head of QA

Head of QA 

London - City

£70,000 - £95,000 + Bonus + benefits

Harrington Starr are currently working with a leading financial institution based in the City to help them on board a Head of Testing. This is a crucial hire for them and an exciting opportunity for the right individual to really take charge and lead from the front scoping the department in regards to resources and growing the function. In the role your current remit will be a team of Circa 30 people with a 50/50 split onshore and off with with a lead team supporting you. the main objectiove will be to help onshore the Automation Testing over the next 6 month and help move to an open source Tech for testing.

  • Needs to have managed permanent people with strong experience of staff & team development
  • Must have a clear understanding of the clear distinction between a Test Manager and a Test Programme Manager
  • Must have a broad and detailed knowledge of different testing approaches in a SDLC
  • Solid experience of driving a programme of improvement
  • Strong processing and tooling experience
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Solid Rates Equities and Fixed income products business knowledge is essential
  • Understanding of Agile development methodoloigy

If you would like to find out more about this position please contact James Platt on 0203 587 7007