Head of Test / Quality Engineering / QA - Automation, Big Data

Head of Test Automation / Quality Engineering / Quality Assurance
Big Data - Hadoop - Devops - Telecoms - central London

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Head of Test Automation / Quality Engineering and Assurance Lead to join a fast-paced, forward thinking team working on one of the largest big data platforms being developed in the telecoms industry. You'll be leading a team in an agile environment, building the test automation factory. The role will allow you to work with technologies crossing over devops, big data (Hadoop) and automated testing and they are looking for someone who is passionate about working with them to build this function.

What will the role involve?
*Build/ evolve the Quality Engineering / Automation Testing team on the global Big Data platform - including scope, stakeholder influencing and innovation
*Develop a common approach of how QA management / automation is done in the Big Data space -including how it fits into the Dev/Ops context
*Ensure effective QA analysis/ allocation/ planning/ execution occurs and effectively managed.
*Set up the rules of engagement for QA to act as an fast reacting and high performing service to the Big Data Delivery

What experience would we like the Quality Engineering/ Automation team lead to have?
*Excellent leadership experience of automated testing teams, in an agile environment
*Experience testing on a Hadoop platform
*Experience testing models / data centric testing
*Experience of devops technologies (e.g. Ansible / Chef / Puppet / Docker / Kubernetes)

This is an opportunity to join a genuinely innovative and fast paced team with technical leadership who are building a huge, global big data platform which will provide valuable information. It offers excellent career progression within the organisation. Please apply for more information.

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Job reference information
Advertiser People Source Consulting
Contact Name lucy davey
Telephone 01179227000 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference ld/TESTAUT_1505128742