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OAT Test Manager,Operational Acceptance Tester,Performance

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £350 - £450 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Testing
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OAT Test Manager,Operational Acceptance Tester,Performance

I am looking for a strong Operational Acceptance Testing Manager , who has history of creating and delivering OAT Strategy's. Building influential relationships with all stakeholders including the steering group, business managers, IT, suppliers, the project teams.

Main responsibilities

* Managing the account wide OAT - including reviewing and advising on the
NFR's, Pen test teams, Performance teams and other suppliers.
* Lead a mixed project team of Test Analysts and Test Leads to define, plan,
script and undertake testing on projects in order to deliver quality software
in a timely and cost effective manner.
* Line management and development of junior members within the team,
motivating colleagues and supporting where appropriately
* Work closely with members of the team to ensure all activities remain
aligned and that divisional strategies are supported through the centralised
testing team
* Understands key business and project goals and plans appropriately to
meet given goal
* Produce key test management artefacts to agreed standards
* Ensures testing is executing and managed in line with agreed plans and
processes
* Can champion quality processes across the project ensuring all project
members understand the value of testing
* Comprehensive understanding of the SDLC and methodologies such as the
"V Model", Waterfall and Agile
* Proactively manages risks to ensure issues do not develop
* Identifies and develops opportunities for organic growth of testing
opportunities

OAT Test Manager,Operational Acceptance Tester,Performance

Essential skills

* 5-10 years testing experience, with at least 3 years in a OAT Manager role.
* Experience of writing and designing OAT Strategy
* Experience of planning and managing test phases
* Experience across all phases of the software testing life cycle
* Experience of leading large teams.
* Able to define and implement and champion effective defect management
using appropriate tools.
* Demonstrable knowledge of multiple software life cycle methodologies
* Excellent stakeholder management skills up to Programme Level
* Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills

OAT Test Manager,Operational Acceptance Tester,Performance

Desirable skills

* Knowledge and practical experience in selecting and applying appropriate
v-model and/or Agile life cycle Testing methods to differing technical
platforms
* ISTQB testing qualification and practical application (Advanced)
* Exposure to a wide range of test management and test automation tools
* Experience of working with multiple technologies across complex
environments
* Diverse experience across a wide range of business domains and sectors
* Excellent problem solving skills and documentation skills
* Experience of planning and managing non-functional testing using
automated tools

OAT Test Manager,Operational Acceptance Tester,Performance

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