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Thomas Barnes


Software Test Lead

Manchester, UK

£40,000 - £45,000 per annum






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Thomas Barnes


0161 416 6175

Software Test Lead

  • Permanent position
  • Manchester
  • Currently fully remote / Flexible going forward (2-3 days working remotely)
  • Salary Range: £40,000 - £45,000

Imagine your perfect holiday, where do you see yourself? Perhaps you see a festival, travelling around Europe or maybe out at a gig? If any of the above is true and you love working in a wide-ranging and challenging workplace - there is a great Software test Lead position waiting for you. I am looking for enthusiasm, someone who wants to learn, grow, and advance themselves within a varied and exciting start-up!

In recent months, the travel and events industry has experienced an unprecedented bounce back from the pandemic, my client has benefited massively from this upshot with sales rising through the roof. As this start-up scales, so does its tech team, presenting great opportunity for personal growth too - this is not a ride you want to miss.

What you will be doing?

Working out of the Manchester based office, with on-going work-from-home flexibility, you will work closely with the head of tech, creating framework for the QA department, you will be a driving force in ensuring a quality product is delivered. Planning, producing, and executing test cases, checking results to ensure the system's technical and functional requirements are met. Supporting the professional development of Test engineering team members, you will be personable, with the drive to coach and mentor your team with support from learning resources provided by the company.

Who are we looking for?

The business is looking for a Software Test Lead, someone with previous automated testing experience but not necessarily coming from a previous lead position.

  • Thorough understanding of C#
  • Good understanding of at least one test automation framework (e.g. Cypress, Selenium)
  • Knowledge of Postman (API testing)
  • Experience of CI/CD deployment pipeline
  • Previous experience working with Agile methodologies

This opportunity offers a competitive package with salary between £40,000 - £45,000, free parking, regular social events, and flexible working hours to name a few benefits on offer.

What next?

For a confidential discussion about the role, click Apply and Tom from Burns Sheehan will be touch. Don't have an updated CV? Learn about the role first and reach out to me via email at

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.