Senior QA Manager

2M Employment Solutions Limited
United Kingdom
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior QA Manager Leading Financial Technology Company looking for a dynamic, skilful and enthusiastic person to join our Software Development team. The ideal candidate will be a dependable team-player who will drive the Testing team & process for our web and mobile and back-end applications. The Role: - Managing test teams, and their testing functions - Reviewing requirements - Providing test estimates - Scheduling testing activities - Allocate and manage work for the rest of the QA team - Creating test plan documents - Documenting tests findings - This role may involve hands on testing of functionality, which is delivered through a combination of applications and services. - The successful candidate will own the test documentation, and be expected to continually refine and improve it to make it as efficient as possible. - Contributing to all aspects of the QA process for new and existing functionality, through a mix of automated and manual testing. - Support the development team in identifying and documenting issues, as well as to identify test requirements. - Provide clear results and metrics to stakeholders and management. - Raise bug reports where necessary. - Manage the Test and Staging environments and associated Test Data. - Work to accurately evaluate risk and provide estimates for tasks. - Conducting performance reviews - Developing testing strategies Qualifications / Experience: - A relevant Third level degree in IT or equivalent Testing Qualification (ISEB, ISQTB) - Proven professional experience as a QA Manager - Experience with Automated Test Tools - Understanding of financial services, banking or payment transactions processing - A Team player with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), particularly the ability to get your ideas across effectively. - Strong SQL knowledge. - Technically proficient, familiar with the major development platforms and languages (C#, Java etc.) and RESTful webservices. - Coordinating people and teams - Experience with Jira would be beneficial. - Experience working within the whole software development lifecycle. - Willingness to learn and be challenged in a fast-paced environment. - Experience working within PCI-DSS requirements would be beneficial. Please state your desired salary and current notice period with existing employer on your application. If you have the necessary experience and would like to apply for this role please apply now with an up to date copy of your CV outlining your relevant skills and experience, together with your salary requirements for this role, and your notice period/availability.
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