Lakeside, Portsmouth
About The Role

Test Automation Lead 

Full Time – Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

35 hours per week - Monday to Friday

Based in London or Portsmouth 


Are you a highly skilled QA / Automation professional looking to join a fast-growing digital business with an expanding technology team? Can you collaboratively build test frameworks from the ground up for applications in C#?  

If you are a great collaborator who can work closely with stakeholders with varying levels of technical understanding, then we would love to hear from you!


Where do you fit in?

We are looking for an experienced Test Automation Lead to help build the future of testing within our trade domain by utilising C# and Selenium for automation. As one of the lead engineers your primary duties will include working with the Test Manager to set the standards and direction of test automation. You will lead and mentor the consumer testers and define requirements with the business whilst shaping and mentoring junior team members.

You will work with the direction set by the Test Manager and wider leadership team and offer advice on areas of testing that can be improved.

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to play a key role in the rapid growth & transformation of a household brand name that will ultimately impact business growth.
  • You have an amazing opportunity to become an instrumental part in developing the future of test and quality within Checkatrade.
  • An excellent benefits package and an opportunity to play an integral role in a fast-growing digital business.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Proven automation skills, with at least 8 years’ experience in writing code for test automation.
  • C# experience strongly preferred, but other transferable languages will also be considered
  • Strong mentoring skills to teach junior members of the test team to become great all-round testers
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 50,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project your undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.