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Senior Test Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 04/07/2018
  • Job reference: J389127A

Test Manager

6 months

Chesterfield

Role

  • Single point of accountability for testing services in defined programmes; responsible for overseeing the delivery of testing projects with medium sized numbers of test resources - both onshore and offshore.
  • Manages IT Test delivery (can include Functional, Performance, Security and other Non-Functional Testing activities), in line with defined overall testing approach (methodology), key inputs and dependencies, tooling, resource demands
  • Creates project based estimates, using designated estimation tools and other test collateral, (Test Plans, test schedule, test reports etc), based on known/assumed scope and execution activities
  • Influences at the start of projects, and during testing lifecycle delivery, on requirement ideas/concepts, challenging and asking specific questions, giving testing industry insight, aligns with similar type projects - all leading to aiding and improving efficient design, development and testing approaches.
  • Approves project / programme control approach and testing metrics; coaches project team members.
  • Reviews performance of testing team members; secures appropriate approvals; accountable for monitoring overall delivery performance against the defined project/programme measures and ensuring compliance with the standard Project / Programme Reporting and Reviewing Framework.
  • First level of delivery escalation for individual Testing Services
  • Ensures Continuous Improvement strategies are applied, and harvested, to\from each individual Testing Service provided

Highly Desirable Test Management Experience areas

  • Knowledge of OAT and/or Technical Integration Testing
  • Exposure and experience in Azure and/or Vmware
  • Desktop Virtualisation
  • General Microsoft Solution Testing Experience
  • SCCM
  • Mobile Testing (Android/IOS)
  • JIRA and Microfocus ALM Test Management

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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