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Test Lead Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Test Lead Description

Job #: 85345
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.  

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 and 2022 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 50 countries across six continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked four times as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest Growing Firm.

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We are looking for a Test lead to help our client, a global leader in hospitality booking, in setting up a Testing competence center. As a Test lead, you will be responsible for driving the roll-out of our client’s Testing competence center framework, tools, and practices across the whole Financial Stream (FS) domain. Its a key and hands-on role for the project.


  • You will lead a team that teaching our client how to use our testing framework and tools, supervise your teammates in their day-to-day activities, then we are looking for you:
    • Assess client teams testing practices maturity
    • Drafting a test plan and strategy for the client team
    • Implementing test approach, test design and test practices in client
    • Be hands-on, as a part of testing team, create test cases according to proposed design
    • Being an example to follow for the client teams
    • Supporting client test colleagues
    • Stay up to date with new test technologies, perform POC investigations and knowledge sharing sessions on Test Guild meetings
    • Evangelize best practices
    • Analyze if the team has reached the required maturity level and move client teams to the next client team


  • 6+ years of Software Testing, coped with complex technical issues/tasks, test Automation experience/skills are a big plus
  • Expert qualification in several test automation frameworks or tools. Worked with at least 2 application interfaces, i.e. Web UI, API, DB, etc
  • Ability to study out, follow and suggest improvements for established test automation solution under periodical supervision
  • Ability to set up a code review process
  • Strong theoretical knowledge and practical experience in Functional Testing, Domain Testing, Scenario based Testing, Testing of Complex Logical Flows, Exploratory Testing, Integration Testing, API Testing, E2E Testing, GUI Testing, Risk Based Testing, Regression Testing
  • Practical experience on production project in creating and maintaining of clear and detailed test cases, e2e scenarios and bug reports
  • Good knowledge of the test estimation methods and experience on production project in estimations of own activities
  • Experience in API testing. Understanding of JSON, HTTP request/response communication and status codes. Good knowledge of Postman
  • Practical experience in requirements analysis and testing
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle and strong knowledge of testing life-cycle and test processes
  • Expected to have good customer relations skills; participate in phone conferences; be interviewed by customers; be involved in customer workshops and presentations; visit customers without supervision
  • Can work as a performance architect for medium to large size solutions to define/review the performance engineering solution
  • Fluent English (both verbal and written communications)
  • SAP core knowledge

Nice to have

  • Experience with Tosca or any other automation tool
  • Knowledge on Cloud platforms like AWS, Microsoft Azure (Environment scaling, Monitoring)

We offer

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 26 paid holiday days
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement
  • Option to participate in our Pension Plan scheme OR Health insurance Compensation
  • Discretionary Performance Based bonus
  • Laptop + Corporate Simcard
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Trainings, Internal Education and Dutch Language Courses
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation Package
  • Regular Corporate and Social Events
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse and multicultural company
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)

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