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Test Lead

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Business Support Role
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Data & Analytics
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Responsible to: Data and Analytics Manager

Working hours: 39.5 hours a week, flexi

Job Purpose

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new and aspiring team that is taking Admiral’s data into the cloud. We are currently making real steps towards our aim of having real-time access to data and we are looking for someone to help speed up this process.

If you are currently in a senior test position and looking for an opportunity as a Test Lead, then this may be for you. We are looking for someone to help us design the test processes in the team, which will span from the test principles up to building-up automated procedures. The role will range from being quite technical with a heavy emphasis on coding to manual data testing and we are looking for the successful candidate to bring their previous experience and to support the team.

Main Duties

  • Coordinate and plan all the testing efforts on our existing and new applications
  • Consider requirements in order to write and execute comprehensive, thorough and effective test scripts and regression packs to verify the quality of new or enhanced releases
  • Being able to work effectively within the Agile/Scrum methodology and participate fully in sprint ceremonies, communicating back to the team on sprint progress, blockers etc.
  • Specification and on-going development and maintenance of testing framework
  • Ability to record, report, evaluate and manage defects found during testing and manage them through to closure
  • Support the testing of all aspects of Data & Analytics, from on-premise Guidewire to the Google Cloud Platform

This is not a complete definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success. It is a constantly changing environment, so we are looking for an all-rounder who is happy to get stuck in to make the team a success.

Experience and Qualifications Required


  • Experience of testing complex IT projects through to completion, resulting in the delivery of robust and high-quality applications
  • Proven testing experience including functional, regression and exploratory testing of web applications and services
  • Automation experience using test frameworks such as Selenium WebDriver and an OO language such as Java/Python/C#
  • Experience in defect tracking tools (such as JIRA)
  • You will be comfortable taking responsibility on testing and will be able to talk to all levels within the company
  • You will need to be focused and constantly looking for the best testing solutions for the team to follow


  • Exposure to a range of test methodologies
  • Experience of testing different applications
  • Basic knowledge of SQL
  • Basic automation coding knowledge

About Admiral:

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to get in touch with the Recruitment Officer - 0800 118 1619.

Diversity, inclusion and flexible working:

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please contact us for more information.