Senior Test Lead

Senior Test Lead

Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical
  • Temporary full time
  • Reference : INT-031265
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  • Region Basel
  • Type of contract Temporary full time
  • Sector of activity Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical


As a preferred supplier for Roche Basel in Kaiseraugst, we are looking for an individual as

Senior Test Lead

(contract for 12 months, with possible extension). The earliest start date is within 2 months. For this position fully remote is possible within the European Time Zone.

Description of the mission

  • Test planning and defining details of test automation strategy
  • Determine automation feasibility vs. manual test effort (e.g. risk based testing, unscripted testing)
  • Estimate test effort (incl. automation effort), assess the skills needed for products, build a test team
  • Supporting testing team with a guidance over test automation
  • Code review/ test results review - if required
  • Report test results
  • Escalate any risks
  • Join scrum ceremonies and other project calls

Required profile

  • Min. Bachelor degree in Computer Science or similar environment
  • Min. 7+ years of experience as a Test Lead/Manager, preferred in the pharmaceutical environment (at least in the highly regulated environment)
  • Knowledge on AWS ecosystem, DevOps, GitLab, containerized environments knowledge, experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • Strategic advisory for quality team Product Owner on tools, automation approach, scalability of the test framework
  • Ability to govern different frameworks with a focus on API tests, data ingestion tests (basic ETL, data integrity checks)
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Ability to work independent and proactive

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with running a validated project would be an asset
  • ETL/Big Data background
  • Experience with Codebeamer (Retina4IT)
  • Familiarity with pytests (tech review)

    Application process

    Interested? You can find more information here: Infopackage. Please apply via the "Bewerben" button below and answer all questions, otherwise we will be unable to process your application.


    • Reference INT-031265
    • Published on 1 juillet 2022
    • ConsultantMarijke van Engelenburg