Digital Testing Lead


Reference: NIS000794

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Digital Testing Lead - Bristol

We are looking for a passionate Digital Testing Lead and champion of Agile Testing, someone who can work to build a current and future testing roadmap, delivering quality products and excellent user experience.

You will collaborate with the broader development team including our external SI as an incorporated unit, ensuring that they have all the knowledge they need not only for their current projects but also for future ones.  You will demonstrate expert knowledge of testing best practice and be a proven advocate for the importance of ensuring quality throughout the development lifecycle with a track record of doing so on numerous projects.

With our ambition to build this role into a team, you will have strong experience of team leadership and will create and be directly responsible for a small test team within a QA Centre of Excellence, leading the team and developing their skills and knowledge.

This is an Agile environment and you will define the approved practices, policies, and procedures required to build high-assurance systems. You will work with the technical leadership team to focus on quality, problem prevention instead of detection, and ensure testing occurs earlier than ever before.

The role will be focused primarily across our Ecommerce sites and their functionality, but will also collaborate across the business with relevant stakeholders, whom are invested in growing automation pushing towards a true DevOps environment.

What you will do:

  • Mentoring and developing a team, creating a strong and trusted delivery capability
  • Identifying continuous improvement through known and new technologies, toolsets and methodologies
  • Helping to develop and grow the Agile and Continuous Integration practice
  • Developing functional automation resource to become multi skilled
  • Engaging with customers and driving Agile and Continuous Integration strategies through to delivery
  • Concurrently managing multiple ongoing test efforts of varying size and complexity

About you

  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of the following: Jira, Hybris, Cucumber, FitNesse, Selenium, SpecFlow
  • ‘Subject Matter Expert’ in Agile methodologies and Continuous Integration
  • Experience with Agile delivery – SCRUM and DevOps
  • Expertise in, test environment provision and configuration and management
  • Innovative and current approach to testing methodologies, and a willingness to introduce advanced test methodologies such as TDD, BDD, Unit testing alongside example mapping
  • Strong Test Automation experience
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, challenging and dynamic environment

About Nisbets

You may have heard of us, you may not, but the chances are you will have eaten off of one of our plates or taken a drink from one of our glasses without ever realising. We provide a huge range of catering equipment to a wide variety of businesses. We probably provide the machine for your essential morning cappuccino along with the exquisite tableware at your favourite restaurant.

We are the UK’s market leading catering equipment supplier providing the best quality products at a great price with next day delivery.  Established as a small family business in 1984 to the global operation of today, growth and innovation is what sets us apart and makes us unique. Nisbets has been recognised on The 2018 Sunday Times' TopTrack250 which champions Britain’s growing businesses. We've ranked 48th on the annual league table and we're just one of nine businesses recognised in the South West.

We employ a great team of more than 2,200 people around the World to help make it all possible and we believe that it is an exciting time to join Nisbets. With our values at the heart of everything that we do we are a diverse and fast – moving business with ambitious plans for growth

You will be well rewarded for your hard work, not only will you be part of a growing business but we’ll make sure you have the right training and progression opportunities that will provide you with an opportunity to develop your career.


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About Nisbets

What keeps Nisbets growing? Great products, fantastic customer service, a forward-thinking approach and, above all, talented people. People who are passionate about food and our markets. Who work together to give their best to customers and colleagues alike. Most of all, people who love our brand, what we do and the way we do it.



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