Test Project Manager/Leader

Viqu Limited
08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
VIQU are working exclusively with an industry leading organisation in London who are investing heavily in IT and looking to grow their global IT team. The role of Test Project Manager/Leader is responsible for shaping, developing and supporting enterprise level projects, relationships and endeavours, helping to implement and consistently drive through regular improvements, paving the way for a Test Centre of Excellence.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Leads quality assurance projects to ensure that software meets organisation standards and business requirements
* Assists in planning and managing the implementation of new QA technologies with Architecture and Development group
* Partners with Project Management, Business Analysis, Development and Architecture groups to design & develop complex testing strategies both locally and globally
* Capable of solving highly technical/complex problems;
* Creates and reviews test plans, text case indexes and supporting test cases for the most highly complex projects utilising business requirements
* Oversees and may execute the most highly complex test cases both manually and through automation where possible
* Performs triage for highly complex defects, which includes detection, risk assessment, root cause analysis, documenting, evidencing and retesting
* Acts as the subject matter expert on specific areas of Testing
* Works with the wider testing organisation to assess software/solution stability
* Provides input to Test Management on project status
* Perform other management and lead duties as required;

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

* Min 3+ years as Technical Test Lead/Test Lead (SME) with proven track record
* Excellent understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (Waterfall and Agile)
* Experience of working within the retail/ecommerce sectors
* Experience of report writing and able to translate complex technical language into simple terms
* Attention to detail and the desire to “get it right” first time
* Strong working knowledge in enterprise databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2)
* Strong working knowledge of one or more operating systems (AIX, Windows, Linux)
* Excellent understanding of Test Process Improvement
* Prince 2 or experience of another project management methodology required
* Excellent understanding of Software Testing Methodologies and Requirements Analysis
* Experience of co-ordination and management of third parties including offshore and outsourced relationships
* Formal Test Accreditation - ISQTB Certification (Technical Test Analyst/Expert T or M path)

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Tristan Thompson, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website.

If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to £1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply).

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