Job Title: Tester (Agile)
Hours: Full Time – 36 hours per Week
Job Status: Fixed Term Contract up Until October 2019
Salary: £28,855.49 per Annum
Closing Date: 4th December 2017
Skills for Care is the employer-led workforce development body for adult social care in England. We work with employers across England to make sure their people have the right skills and values to deliver high quality care. We have an exciting opportunity for a System Tester (Agile) to join our Workforce Intelligence Team and lead on the overall testing strategy for the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (v2).
You will lead on the testing of the NMDS-SC products, services and digital solutions, collaborating with product owners, subject matter experts, developers and user researchers. You will be responsible for developing a testing strategy for quality assuring products, sub features and functions, as well as producing documentation and user testing scripts based on user stories and user research.
In this role, your responsibilities will include translating requirements into test plans from user stories and specifications and work with the various teams to determine acceptance criteria. You will manage testing resources within the project team to deliver the products, services and solution testing requirements. You’ll be expected to provide subject matter expertise on various testing strategies and testing approaches used within Agile working and rapid prototyping.
We are looking for someone who holds a relevant degree (or equivalent) as well as Foundation and Practitioner certificate in system testing, and is qualified in Agile Project Management at least to Foundation level. Your previous work experience should include a Testing role and developing and planning testing strategies within an Agile working environment. In return you can expect excellent benefits including 31 days holiday per year, a health-cash plan, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, and employer contribution pension.
Skills for Care is committed to promoting diversity, integrity, inclusion and innovation and expects all staff to share this commitment. If you are interested in this role please visit the website for the full job description and details on how to apply. Please note that previous candidates need not apply.
Please note that Skills for Care does not accept CVs.
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