• Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + additional benefits offered
  • Technology: .NET Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 12th Feb, 2021
  • Reference: QA120221

The Test Manager will be responsible for leading the testing of complex enterprise software solutions with a strong focus on continual quality improvements to processes.


The successful candidate will have previous experience of test management within a complex environment. You'll be well versed in testing, development and small change, and have a strong IT background.


Due to the nature of our clients, you will be required to successfully complete a Baseline Personnel Security Check (BPSC). You may be required to successfully complete a Security Clearance (SC) check.



Core Responsibilities




  • Production of Test Strategy, Test Plans and Test Specifications for complex enterprise solutions covering functional and non-functional testing.




  • Leading the Test Management and Test Execution of complex enterprise solutions.




  • Acting as a QA point of contact for customers.




  • Working with Project Managers and Service Managers to standardise and optimise testing activities across projects and small change.




  • Task management for the offshore test teams.




  • Understanding best practise in testing methodologies & tools to recommend enhancements to these areas so making the testing process more efficient and effective.




  • Work closely with the Management team in Chennai to ensure there is sufficient resource to deliver the testing associated with customer sponsored projects.




  • Test status reporting to relevant governance forums and project stakeholders.





Skills, Knowledge & Experience




  • Substantial experience in Software Test Management on bespoke Enterprise Solutions (ideally within the Public Sector).




  • Experience of setting up and implementing an automated suite of regression tests including the ability to provide best practise recommendations.




  • Experience of providing testing consultancy to customers.




  • Experience in working with offshore teams.




  • Experience in Agile, Waterfall and V-Model methodologies.




  • Good knowledge of standards and procedures, relating to testing and the software development lifecycle.




  • Previous experience of delivery of performance testing.




  • Flexibility to travel overseas to engage with the offshore teams.





Desirable




  • ISEB/ISTQB Advanced Test Manager certification.