Test Manager

Location:
Corsham, Wiltshire, England
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
BBBH140743_1625137790
Posted:
24 days ago

Test Manager

Corsham (remote until further notice)

8 months+

Candidates are required to hold active SC Clearance or be eligible to undergo SC Clearance.

Client Overview:

Our client is a multinational IT service and consulting company. It specialises in hi-tech transactional services, unified communications, cloud, big data and cybersecurity services.

Role Overview:

The role is a Test Assurance Manager, to provide assurance and testing SME knowledge to the core project team. The project team does span multiple MSPs, co-ordination, communication and transparency are the key to success.

The role reports to the Project Manager and is part of the Embedded Test Capability. This is a delivery focussed, hands-on role that requires the ability to plan, prepare for and assure testing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assurance and approval of MSPs Test Strategy(s), Test Plan(s), Test Specification(s) and Test Script(s) as complete, appropriate and credible.
  • Develop a test schedule working with the PT and MSP test lead
  • Witness and assurance of MSPs Test Execution in accordance with the test plans. This will include witnessing of testing activities
  • Document the Acceptance Body of Evidence (BoE);
  • Participate in the preparation and execution of Authority Integration testing activities including supporting defect management.
  • Liaise with other relevant Test, Transition and Assurance SMEs;

Essential Skills:

  • Test management: Zephyr or Xray for test case management
  • Other Tracking and Management: Jira, Confluence, Github, Jenkins, Ansible
  • Hands-on experience of supplier test assurance
  • Good knowledge at management level of:

-Traditional techniques (waterfall, v model, Unit test, ST, SIT, UAT, EIT), risk-based testing

-Current Dev-Ops and agile processes (e.g. CI/CD, TDD, Kanban, Scrum, SAFe)

  • Experience testing tooling and business process change
  • Experience producing test reports to inform programme and senior management decision making
  • Experience with defect management
  • Effective at managing risk to ensure delivery timelines are maintained
  • Familiar with change and release management processes
  • A customer facing self-starter with good time management and communication skills

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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