The Brand - Why thl and about the role
Mahi ki te thl - Working for thl
Tourism Holdings Limited (thl) is the largest provider of holiday vehicles for rent and sale globally. We also design and manufacture motorhomes and specialist vehicles via Action Manufacturing.
And, what's more, we create and sell digital products, platforms and apps via our technology arm thl Digital. Within NZ, we also operate the award-winning Kiwi Experience tour products and Discover Waitomo Group.
The pandemic accelerated the growth of the RV category globally, and the wider industry has dubbed 2021 the 'Year of the RV'.
This created the conditions for thl to have a record year for vehicle sales in all countries, far in excess of previous records.
At thl digital, we are passionate about using technology to create inspiring and unforgettable holidays. The delivery team's role is to develop platforms that enable our customers to feel fully engaged interacting with our products and services.
We're on a journey to scale our products and services for the rest of the world, and we're seeking passionate, agile team members to help us achieve this.
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi - About this role
You will be working with the Head of Digital Delivery to drive the strategic direction for the testing function and advise on best practice around tools, methodology and process.
You will provide technical leadership to the group of Test Engineers and Test Analysts.
You will mainly be owning the test engineering and automation.
Provide direction, frameworks, and processes required for test automation excellence
Define automation roadmap
Build automation suite with the team
Maintain and improve the automation dashboard with the team
Maintain and improve the automation pipeline with the team
Define tests using Behaviour Driven Tools such Gherkin, Cucumber or Specflow or similar
Guide the team on coding standard, best practice etc
Test websites and API across a range of technologies, e.g. Cypress, Locust, Selenium, JMeter or similar
Performance testing with internal / external parties
Security testing with internal / external parties
Provide technical leadership to the QA team
Evaluate and choose appropriate solution for maximum SDLC / STLC output
Champion automation of delivery processes and ensure release and deployment pipelines are fit for purpose
Coming as a Test Lead, you will have people leadership scope :
Recruitment of Test Engineers, Test Analysts
Coaching and mentoring
You will be working with maturely established tech stack :
Frontend : react, redux, redux-sagas, redux router, styled-components
Backend : Microservice architectures, .NET core, Node.js
Automation : Cypress.js, BDD
Infrastructure : TeamCity / Jenkins, Terraform, Docker, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Redis, ELK, New Relic
AWS : S3, EC2, ECS, ELB, SQS, SNS, Lambda, Kinesis
You can choose to perform this role :
Ideally based in Auckland and working in our office in central-Auckland or flexibly through a hybrid of in office and remote working styles
Open to all New Zealand
Experience and skills include the following :
Ideally five plus years of hands-on experience leading and coaching quality engineers
Experience in a range of automation tool sets to help improve the efficiency of QA activity including automated integration and functional testing
Practical expertise and leadership in test automation
Will continuously look to challenge themselves and the team to improve, change and adapt to deliver effectively
Is hungry to keep up to date with the latest market trends and patterns to continuously learn and move forward
Will strive to establish good development practices through different guilds so that we are developing the right thing in the right way
Experience in an agile environment
Excellent problem solving, issue identification and technical documentation skills
Excellent communication skills, able to lead technical matter discussion and present solutions to stakeholders
Ko wai koe - About you
If you are a senior test engineer with a strong passion to lead and grow the QA team, click apply now to join thl and make a difference!