• QA Manager Norfolk
  • Usnoop Ltd in Norfolk, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

QA Manager

Location: remote

Benefits: Discretionary annual bonus, 25 days holiday up to 30 days (depending on service), pension scheme with matched company contributions up to 10%, 1 paid day to ‘give back’, LinkedIn Learning for all

Don’t hesitate to apply for a role even if you don’t meet all the criteria; your unique strengths and eagerness to learn can be just as valuable.

You and Your Team:

As a QA Manager, you will be reporting to the Head of Digital Product Development. You will be responsible for the definition and execution of the Snoop and VBG Digital’s testing strategy and all QA activities as part of a cross-functional delivery team. You will work with the wider QA community within VBG to align to group standards and policies and drive a more digital approach to application testing based on the proven Agile delivery methodology used for Snoop. Define and implement an overarching application testing strategy, including: tool selection, automation and manual... implementation approach, execution methodology, test case definition and test case execution. You will work closely with the Snoop and VBG digital product teams to ensure that the all digital applications meet the required quality standards when used by customers.

In your day-to-day role, as a QA Manager you will:
• · Defining and executing VBG Digital’s (including Snoop) QA strategy as part of the cross-functional Agile delivery teams
• · Maintaining alignment between the Digital QA strategy and other QA team strategies within VBG
• · Providing industry expertise to drive a more efficient and robust approach to QA activities across VBG
• · Inputting into group –wide QA policy definition and evolution
• · Maintain digital adherence to Group-wide policies
• · Leading the quality assurance of VBG’s customer facing applications (including Snoop)
• · Planning and creating test specifications and test scripts
• · Manual front-end and back-end test execution
• · Test automation for both new feature development as well as regression
• · Non-functional testing
• · Mentoring QA colleagues

What will make you stand out?
• Expertise in web and mobile application testing and assurance
• Extensive experience in defining testing strategies as part of an Agile cross-functional delivery teams
• Extensive experience leading an Agile QA team across automated and manual testing activities
• Experience inputting into group-level QA policy definition and working closely with other QA leaders to drive efficiency and robustness in end-to-end QA processes
• Experience leading QA teams and developing less experience QA analysts
• Experience in writing test cases
• Experience in working with and writing acceptance criteria in a BDD format
• Experience of working with databases and good basic SQL skills
• Experience of API testing and knowledge of JSON and XML
• Experience working with Agile AQ tools (Jira, Confluence, TestRails (or equivalent), Charles, Fiddler (or equivalent), DBeaver (or equivalent), Automation testing such as Selenium, BrowserStack

The interview process:
• Up to 30minute telephone call with a member of the Talent Acquisition team
• Up to 60 mins with the hiring team – Technical interview
• Final interview with the team up to 60 mins – Competency based

Our average process takes up to 4 weeks but we will always work around your availability. You will have the chance to speak to our recruitment team throughout the process.

As this role involves working within a regulated environment any offer will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record check, credit check, fraud check and employment references.

Your working life: If you prefer to work part-time, we'll make this happen whenever we can - whether this is to help you meet other commitments or strike a great work-life balance. A fear of losing your current working flexibility shouldn't hinder you from applying for new opportunities, which is why we aim to match your existing flexible working arrangements where possible.

About Vanquis Banking Group and Snoop

Vanquis Banking Group is a leading specialist bank, established in 1880. We lend responsibly, providing tailored products and services to 1.75 million UK customers. Lending responsibly and acting responsibly has always been at the centre of everything we do. Helping to aid financial inclusion and social mobility for our customers and the communities they live in underscores our purpose: to deliver caring banking so our customers can make the most of life’s opportunities.

Driven by an ambition to make everyone better off, Snoop is an award-winning Open Banking platform that aggregates customers’ payment accounts in one place and provides them with highly personalised, timely and actionable insights. Snoop, a unique capability, empowers our customers to manage their finances effectively and targets savings of up to £1,500 per year for customers.

Why work for us?

Leveraging Snoop’s innovative technology and data capabilities will unlock valuable opportunities for the Group and we’re always looking for passionate and talented people to come and help us change the game. We pride ourselves on a flexible approach to working – because what matters to us is who you are and what you do, not where and how you do it. If you’re someone who wants to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Here at Vanquis Banking Group, we embrace everyone’s unique strengths and identities to be themselves at work. Regardless of how you identify yourself, your sexual orientation, martial or civil partner status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national background, faith, disability, or age – your experiences and background help enrich our teams, and most importantly help support our customers in the best way possible. At the end of the day, it's our people that help us to fulfil the reason why we’re here in the first place: to help put people on a path to a better everyday life.

If there’s anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, get in touch. Whether it’s a copy of our application form in another format or additional assistance, we’re available to help. You can contact us at Talent.Acquisition@vanquis.com
Norfolk UK


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