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Are you an experienced Test Lead, Senior Tester or Testing Manager looking for a new challenge? Longing to join an organisation which is truly tech-first and focused on delivering a complex enterprise solution?






Up to £65,000

GBP 65000

Date Added






Hybrid Working

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Here at The Candidate, we are partnered with a leading software house in Manchester as they search to recruit a Test Manager into their team. Aspiring to build and operate the most technically advanced platform in the online gambling industry, our client is a well-funded organisation who have established themselves in the market as a modern team who are known for their innovation. Leading a highly advanced testing strategy, this is an amazing opportunity for an experienced Test Manager or Test Lead who is looking to join a business who give the freedom & autonomy to make key decisions which have impacts across a global scale.

As the Test Manager, you will be in the heart of the action. Getting stuck into all things test from creating new testing frameworks, managing the team resource, implementation of long term strategies and more, the Test Manager will have a broad role which focuses around the ideology of autonomous working. You will blend your experience and passion for testing to ensure that the team are able to action a highly modern approach. Acting as the key decision maker for your testing team, you’ll review code coverage whilst prioritising test coverage for manual / automation testing. From a team stance, it is important that you are a naturally positive person who can lead by example and motivate others to stride towards making real change.

Currently the team work predominantly remote but the business plans to return to a working environment with 2 days per week in the office & the rest remote. With that being said, they are keen to ensure the role works for you and they can be flexible to suit the ideal candidate.

Key Responsibilities of the Test Manager:

  • Promoting, advocating, and actioning the best test capabilities and best practises
  • Ownership of the creation, implementation & delivery of unique testing strategies and frameworks
  • Forward planning for recruitment requirements, directly interviewing potential candidates for your team and shaping the technical resource
  • Support the Head of QA with prioritising test coverage for manual/automation testing

Ideal Candidate:

  • Outstanding knowledge across functional, non-functional & automation testing environments with a proven track record in a leadership testing position.
  • Wide technical knowledge and test analysis skills across the stack
  • Experience of API testing within a Microsoft stack environment
  • Naturally driven on testing databases & back-end applications in a complex technical stack

What’s In It For You:

  • Salary up to £65K
  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • Flexible working with 2 days per week in the office
  • Strong employee culture with a track record of promoting from within. Structured career progression with regular reviews.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity! Apply online now!

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