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Test Manager

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £500 - £550 per day
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Testing
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Test Manager required for our leading client based in Aldershot to manage and deliver the overall Test Strategy for one of our client's key portfolio's.


Managing the in-scope phases of testing including plans resources costs timescales test deliverables and auditability. Liaises closely with the DevOps lead for the portfolio.

HP/ ISTQB / Functional / UAT / Integration / Selenium / Agile / DevOps / Test Manager / 6 Mths

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


- Coordinates the testing of all products within Border Management portfolio and report on status for portfolio
-Be the SPOC for all testing on the portfolio - security, performance, functional, UAT reaching out to extended team to ensure meeting schedule.
- Manages stakeholder's expectations regarding the testing portfolio.
- Liaises closely with the DevOps team for assigned portfolio. Champion CT processes within Test team
- Creates and obtains approval of and maintains the test strategy, test plan and executes the test plan within time and to budget for assigned products/projects.
- Champions appropriate standards ensuring continual developments of end-to-end process for all quality areas to include: software development life cycle QA work product deliverables product templates and escalation processes.
- Be prepared to do hands on testing if required and be able to use at a basic level all products in the portfolio
- - Liase with extended team manager for resources for projects as required
- Manage testing with 3rd parties (suppliers and customer)
- Provides authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test creation, automation and execution.
- Manage the testing performed by suppliers to ensure testing executed is adequate
- Estimate the testing effort for testing on products / projects in assigned portfolio.
-Provide all reports to devops unit and wider group as required.
-Support ISO 9001 certification activities
Ensure budget and schedule is adhered to.

EXPERIENCE
- Minimum of 8 years' experience in a Software Development or Testing environment of which 3 years were spent as a Test Manager including experience with current software testing methodologies functional testing, large scale integration testing and user acceptance testing.
- Experience of testing in an agile or devops project
- Formal project management training desirable.
- Experience of travel domain an advantage

- Demonstrate effective communication processes meeting demands of both Test & Assurance team and program / project requirements.
- Able to be the lead on Test and Assurance activities on complex projects (size or scope).
- Strong experience working in an Agile or DevOps environment.
- Demonstrate expert knowledge of at least one portfolio.
- Resolve very complex problems in QA/architecture.
- Architect design and configure multiple streams of work.
- Expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced software development principles theories programming languages concepts and techniques.
- Manage budgets.
- Track schedules
- Expert understanding of system integration and hardware.
- - Complete understanding of technology and competitive positioning of technology - driven business solutions preferably the clients' applications/solutions.
- Use of appropriate tools for change control risks and issues log and project planning.
- Must have familiarity/working knowledge of HP toolset.
- Must have knowledge of automation techniques, understanding of Selenium is an advantage.
- Should be able to demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of testing market.
- Knowledge of ISO 9001 useful.
- Must be able to demonstrate broad range of sector experience.
- Specific experience of airline industry would be of benefit.
- ISTQB Principles.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
- University degree or equivalent preferably in Computer Science Engineering Mathematics or similar.
- ISTQB Foundation qualification is essential

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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