QA Test Engineer Lead, CBS, Enabling Functions, Open to flexible working

Cardiff, London, Milton Keynes
11 Jun 2021
10 Jul 2021
Contract Type

Your opportunity

Leader within the ITS Business Quality Assurance (QA) team responsible for delivering high quality outcomes from QA & testing on solutions. Able to lead and manage a team to ensure the success of solutions. Responsible for functional and non-functional test automation development and maintenance, in line with our QA Automation Strategy. This role is required to work within project & product teams to lead & deliver automated testing of APIs, repeatable processes, functionality, and some back-end/infrastructure activities. Our test automation work is varied spanning: desktop estate (Mac, Windows), off the shelf vs custom developed vs integrated apps.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Your role

  • Embedding QA Test strategies and approaches for large, complex products
  • Creating & executing test strategies   # Developing functional and non-functional test automation frameworks
  • Embedding quality in CI/CD pipelines for delivery
  • Able to manage on/offshore resources
  • Participate and contribute to a wider QA community
  • Training others for their continuous growth and empowerment
  • Continual improvement and ad-hoc test team activities as required
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution Build and maintain QA scripts using automation tools and development languages (predominantly C#, Java, Python)
  • Manage and deliver against the QA functional / non-functional Automation framework
  • Select and develop appropriate QA automation tools to support our environment
  • Management of our DevSecOps pipeline and supporting tests
  • Assess the feasibility and ROI for automated testing and communicate benefits and wins in business language
  • Report progress and provide metrics or reports required to support the QA Manager & Leads
  • Accurately and comprehensively record defects discovered during execution of QA cases
  • Communicate and work with Service Owners to ensure automated scripts are continuing to meet needs and reporting is in line with requirements
  • Monitoring of QA activities across all projects to ensure successful improvements
  • Continuous improvement and suggestions for the continued expansion of the automated testing
  • Liaising with project and product teams’ and developers’

Your work, your choice

At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: London

Work pattern: This is a permanent contract opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time basis.

Your professional experience

  • Solid QA Test lead and automation experience
  • Experience in working with teams in DevSecOps
  • Proficient in conducting UAT and working with end users
  • In-depth knowledge of test toolsets and development languages including C#, Java or Python
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript and web services
  • Understanding and experience in DevOps pipeline i.e. change, release & deployment processes
  • Strong knowledge & use of SDLC methodologies e.g. Agile, Waterfall, DevOps, BDD
  • A professional and confident style, with drive & enthusiasm and with a strong ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to build good relationships & conduct effective technical discussions with senior leaders and peers.
  • Excellent communication and presenting skills with keen attention to detail.
  • ISTQB technical test analyst qualified  / ISTQB Advance Test Manager


  • Certified with ITIL Foundation level
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in QA Test consulting
  • Experience in financial application testing

Your service line: Enabling Functions

At Deloitte, we’re all about making an impact that matters, together. And nowhere is this more apparent than among our 2,000 strong Enabling Functions teams. With our combined specialist skills and business partnering expertise, we provide all the essential strategy, support and advice our client-facing colleagues need, right across the firm. This enables them to focus all of their efforts on delivering the best service possible to their clients. So not only will you be providing world-class support to our internal clients, you’ll be making an impact for all the hugely influential organisations Deloitte works with too.  Covering all our distinct areas: Human Resources, Clients & Industries, Finance & Legal, Central Business Services, National Quality & Risk Management, Technology & Digital Services, and Real Estate, the opportunities here are vast. And what’s more, you can grow your career in whatever direction you choose. We’ll support you all the way. 

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm.  The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent. 

What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe

The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Central Mediterranean (Italy, Greece, Malta), Ireland, the Middle East (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestinian Ruled Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen), the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,700 partners and over 50,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people. 

What do we value?

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most. 

Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we’re looking for:

  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  •  We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  •  We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.

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