Team Lead Software Testing (m/f)

Germany, Berlin, Berlin


We are currently looking for an experienced Team Lead to lead the test activities in the Swisslab Team. In this role you will manage a team of software developers in test and validation engineering and ensure optimal team performance and consequent individual development. This position also involves supporting outsourcing activities and leading the definition and adoption of agile testing best practices.

Your main tasks:

  • You are the voice of the testing in the product teams and facilitate seamless and streamlined integration of test activities into the agile flow in close liaison with peer roles in project management and other engineering disciplines 
  • You acquire a deep understanding of product needs and possible technical solutions to efficiently and effectively support the scrum teams and the testers under your lead
  • You are responsible for hiring people with relevant testing skills or developing those skills and expertise within your team to enable the best performance of each individual by providing technical leadership, career development and coaching
  • You define, administer and manage the budget for the team and projects under your scope including the budget for necessary personnel development
  • Capacity planning and resource assignment in alignment with the project demands and overall strategy is your responsibility
  • You design and manage any necessary outsourcing project activities to optimize the delivery of project commitments in time, cost and quality
  • The continuous optimization of processes and methodologies to align with the defined software engineering values, priorities and goals as well as their implementation is one of your main objectives
  • You support the further development and implementation of test automation in the team