Test Manager (SC Cleared) - Data Migration - 40-55k package DOE

11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Manager (SC Cleared) - Data Migration - 40-55k DOE Location: Watford, with some travel to client locations mainly in London Salary: 40 - 55k Package (+ flexible working) Only apply If you have strong testing experience/skills and have been resident in the UK longer than 5 years. Your SC clearance must be active. A dynamic data migration consultancy based in Watford, Herts is looking for an experienced Test Manager to join our team. You will be working on large projects, leading and coordinating a team of testers as well as mentoring and guiding developers on unit tests. Our projects use Scalable Agile Framework (SAFe) so knowledge of Behaviour-Driven Development, Test-Driven Development, automated testing etc will be useful and you will have opportunities to develop your own skills and certification. What are your responsibilities?As the Test Manager for this company you will have varied responsibilities. You will be supported in achieving these goals by a settled and very capable team. Your responsibilities will include: Liaising with the clients test teams onsite Ensuring testing is compliant with client requirements Developing testing strategies, plans and other test artefacts from start to end of a testing project Selection of test tools Preparing test data Providing test estimates Hands on test execution and defect resolution as required Specifying test environment requirements and owning the test environments Planning the management of workloads and resources Contributing to all stages of testing when required Ensuring correct test procedures and processes are being followed and documented Leading test entry, exit and defect review boards Producing test progress reports and reporting testing updates to stakeholders Ownership and maintenance of test RAID log Maintenance and monitoring of current test tools supporting test activities (JIRA + Zephyr) What skills should you have?To excel in this role you will have: Experience of managing technical testers and be specifically comfortable with reading and creating advanced SQL statements. Have proven experience of leading a successful test team within a data migration project. Strong technical knowledge & skills based around SQL Server & SQL Developer. Hands on experience of testing data models, transformations, business rules and databases throughout a data migration life cycle. Clear evidence of working successfully in an agile environment (ideally SAFe), Strong knowledge of Automation techniques and good experience working with test automation tools. ISTQB Foundation is a essential, Advanced level Test Analyst or Test Manager certification is desirable. You must be keen to learn and be proactive to work towards advanced level certifications. We are very supportive of personal development and assist in making our team stronger. No agencies please - provided by Dice AGILE, AUTOMATED TESTING, ISTQB, JIRA, MIGRATION, SQL, SQL SERVER