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Quality Engineering Lead

Millions of people experience Synaptics every day. Our technology impacts how people see, hear, touch, and engage with a wide range of IoT applications -- at home, at work, in the car or on the go.

We solve complex challenges alongside the most influential companies in the industry, using the most advanced algorithms in areas such as machine learning, biometrics and video processing, combined with world class software and silicon development.


  • Lead a community of Testers, ensuring their testing, pastoral and training needs are met
  • Recruitment activities
  • Overall ownership of the testing activities within the software department
  • Create and implement Agile Test approaches for effective delivery of Systems Under Test (SUT)
  • Working closely with Product Owners to drive and define acceptance criteria for units of work in collaboration with the team
  • Perform testing to verify independent units of work
  • Evangelise best practice across teams
  • Mentoring of other test team members
  • Proactively identify improvements and enhancements to working practices
  • Manage and execute tests accurately and within agreed time scales
  • Deliver fully tested quality systems by meticulous planning
  • Ensure requirements and on-going changes in requirements are fully met
  • Participate in post implementation reviews and capture lessons learnt
  • Ensure all documentation is produced and approvals obtained in line with the Audit process
  • Plan and manage the generation of test estimates
  • Assist Engineering Manager’s by working closely with them on environment requirements in the early stages of planning
  • Ensure Acceptance Criteria achieve Product Owner sign-off
  • Continually update and maintain regression packs


  • Engineering or Scientific background
  • Minimum of two years test lead experience
  • Strong experience of testing in an Agile environment – BDD, Exploratory
  • Strong working knowledge of Automated Test Systems
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge and/or experience of software build pipelines and technologies
  • Experience with Jira
  • An ability to work effectively with no direct supervision
  • Reviewing existing procedures and systems looking for improvements
  • Empathetic leadership style
  • Must have a growth mindset, continually be improving your craft learning new tools and techniques
  • Must be able to quickly gain a high-level understanding of the technical and business domains