Lead QA Engineer

REF: BBBH27407_1634198074

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £50000 to £60000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast

MCS Group are proud to be partnered with Belfast's leading Ed-Tech high growth software company as they seek a Lead QA Engineer to build out their QA function in Belfast and be totally accountable for the overall testing procedures of their current products. As the Lead QA Engineer, you will work closely with the Development team to ensure that the software is highly efficient and fit for purpose.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced QA lead to come into a company who have growth 42% in the last 12 months, and enjoy complete autonomy over all testing procedures within the business. You will have the opportunity to build out your own team and have real influence over the direction of the company.

There is also an option for a relocation package to Spain and an opportunity to work across a broad range of technologies and platforms.

The Role

  • Writing test scenarios.
  • Getting involved in planning sessions and consider test effort.
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure software is high quality and the correct tests are being used.
  • Create thorough, well-structured test plans and test cases across the entire range of products.
  • Analyse quality specifications and technical design documents to provide insightful feedback.
  • Communicate effectively with important stakeholders across the business.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in being a QA lead, and growing out QA teams.
  • Experience using automation particularly with Selenium.
  • Experience in CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience testing mobile/desktop applications.
  • Knowledge of multiple platforms such as Android, Windows, iOS.


Dependent on experience and completely negotiable.

Package that includes flexible working and hybrid working from home.