QA Test Manager - Native Mobile Apps for Health

Testing & QA

Ref: 560Monday 28 September 2020

Leadership, New Processes, Automation, People Development - Native mobile application for an established enterprise software business. 


We’ve been the recruitment partner for this organisation for many years and love working with these guys. Modest yet innovative and very successful, 12 months ago the started developing a new range of mobile applications and products, a year on there is significant interest from a number of key markets, including healthcare, which represents an incredible new opportunity for a business that currently operates across a range of other verticals. 


Using AI and bots within their mobile platforms their latest range of products are proving to be transformative by offering intelligent messaging platforms with inbuilt logic and intelligence, in healthcare these platforms could save lives! Very cool, particularly at a time when healthcare comes under the spotlight! 


Up till now, the Testing team has been managed by the Head of Software Development but this newly created role will take this function into a standalone area, offering the ideal opportunity to analyse, improve and implement new processes and standards, including automation, specifically around UI testing and integration testing. The role will also involve team management and leadership and will involve the following:


  • Setting the overall testing strategy and direction
  • Defining detailed test plans and scripts
  • Working towards departmental and project deadlines
  • Participating in test reviews
  • Reviewing documentation and helping to define key acceptance criteria
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Providing test estimates and plans
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Work allocation and coordination
  • Line management and support


Products are very mobile-centric and involve native app development across Android, IOS and Windows, macOS as well as Web services/apps.  The environment is HTML/CSS/Javascript. All products now sit on Azure / AWS. 


The ideal candidate will be an experienced QA Tester who is leading a team of Testers as a Lead Tester and looking for a step up into a management position or someone 

already working in a QA Management position who is looking to implement new ideas and processes into a greenfield testing environment that is looking for a leader to implement a new strategic vision for the function. 


EMBS IT is acting as a recruitment agent for this client and would love to discuss this role with you further. As a newly created position, we’re open to hearing from Senior Testers and QA Managers at varying levels up to 55k. Some home / Flexi / remote working available, alongside 25 days holiday, private health, pension, life assurance, gy membership and more.  Contact Simon Bucknell for more details and/or connect via Linkedin