Test Manager - Manchester - £40 - 50K

£40000 - £50000 per annum
27 Aug 2013
24 Sep 2013
Nick Derham
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Manager / Senior Software Tester - Greater Manchester - £40-50K. Our growing client in Manchester is currently looking for an experienced Software Test Manager to assist in developing and implementing testing strategies, best practice processes and automated testing methodologies with a view on continuous improvement of testing capabilities.

You will lead the Test Team in the delivery of testing and regression services and disseminating business requirements for the timely execution of test plans, be accountable for establishing, documenting and publicising the Validation and Testing process strategy utilising KPIs to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes and create a culture of Continual Service Improvement.

Also to define the test strategy and plans testing conditions, test scripts and test data sets to ensure appropriate and adequate coverage and control, take the lead in initiating new projects and processes and measures their effectiveness in meeting business requirements. To allocate and oversees test resources, ensuring test policies are adhered to providing management reporting on test progress, test outcomes, success rates, issues and risks
You will manage third parties when engaged in testing activities monitoring integrity of data, timely feedback and delivery of off-shore programmes and record, analyse, diagnose, report and manage test events, incidents, problems and retest dependent on agreed criteria verifying tests

Essential skills and experience:
You will have achieved proficiency in the task of testing - SFIA Level 4 or equivalent
Have proven experience in Service Management / Test Management; a good understanding of the role of software testing and of all testing events to support varied projects / programmes including in-house developments, third party applications, infrastructure projects, migration and integration projects.
ITIL v3 qualified to Service Transition Life cycle/Capabilities (Intermediate Level) or equivalent experience in relation to testing certification
Take a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail.
Experienced process and team leader/manager
Ideally be educated to bachelor degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification.

Please email your CV to nick.derham@adriasolutions.co.uk and call 01625874399 for full details.

Adria Solutions is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client.