Test Manager

£50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
10 Apr 2013
08 May 2013
Trishna Thakrar
Contract Type
Full Time

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Take responsibility of the testing solutions owning them in a managerial capacity to a successful delivery
  • Have a solid understanding of the workload and specific work items within the team allocating resource effectively
  • Work with stakeholders from CTO, Heads of Departments, Product Managers and Project Managers to identify appropriate Test Strategies to deliver the business needs
  • Ensure Regulatory and PCI standards are adhered to across the testing phase
  • Contribute to the continual improvement process of the team and wider department
  • Create, champion and manage the active governance around quality and standards at a team, department and organisational level
  • Be an active communicator both within the team and outside the team attending and contributing to various interdepartmental meetings
  • Liaise and facilitate successful relationships within the development teams and at times the operational functions
  • To be available as a point of escalation for issues within the team
  • Conduct regular appraisals and reviews ensuring individuals are supported in their role and development
  • Manage the administrative duties of the team

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong team management experience
  • Strong background in Software Testing
  • Experience of leading large and diverse testing teams and projects
  • Excellent understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to multi task and manage multiple streams of activity shifting focus regularly
  • Ability to manage and remain calm in a pressured environment
  • Proven experience of working with daily releases and high output of development work
  • Skilled in effective time and people management
  • Ability to motivate and understand others
  • Delivery focussed
  • Adaptable

Desirable skills

The following skills are not essential but would be beneficial to the role:

  • Experience of Security suite browser testing
  • Experience of implementing and working with automated testing tools
  • Experience of working with 3rd party test companies
  • Experience of mobile and tablet testing

If this opportunity is of interest to you please forward an up to date CV to t.thakrar at realstaffing and call 02077587366. I look forward to hearing from you!

To find out more about Real, please visit us on www.realstaffing.co.uk

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