Test Manager, Kainos WorkSmart

Recruiter
Kainos
Location
Belfast, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1153126973
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Test Manager, Kainos WorkSmartThe Test Manager, WorkSmart, will work with client projects to ensure that the testing of the Workday configuration is delivered within the overall project timelines. This is a client focussed role and will require time on client site. This Test Manager role is a key role within the WorkSmart services offering, ensuring that client test events are delivered to agreed timelines and ensuring that the use of appropriate automated test tools. With exceptional technical acumen and a positive, business facing attitude - the successful candidate will be a key part of a developing business set for significant growth over the coming years.Role ResponsibilitiesManagement of client Workday test eventsPlanning the test event, in terms of scope and test load requiredEnsuring that the agreed test load ensures adequate test coverageRisk based prioritisation of testingDefining test scriptsEnsuring client side ownership from a functional and integration perspectiveTest event trackingConfiguring test management systems (e.g. Testrail / Jira)Management of the project test team to ensure that they are equipped to execute tests and maintain progress through the test eventLiaison with key stakeholders through the test event - ensuring that they are kept informed of test event progress and escalated to where required.Working with the Workday Implementation Partner in terms of planning the test event and feedback on any configuration issuesProactively generating white papers and best practice documentation.Contributing to commercial processes and documentation such as SOWs, RFQs, RFPs and ITTs.Getting 'hands on' with the Smart automated testing tool.Essential Experience and Capabilities A Minimum of 2 years commercial experience within a software testing environment, preferably with a client facing role.Experience of planning and executing a significant test event on behalf of an external customer.Developed knowledge of the trends in information technology, especially 'Cloud' computing and SaaS concepts.Experience in the implementation of on-premise or cloud-based business applications such as CRM, ERP, BI or HCM.Preferred working knowledge of HCM, Financials or Payroll applicationsA computer science or related degree to at least a 2:1 level.Sound communication skills including business writing and excellent spoken and written EnglishA developed understanding of quality assurance / automated testing.Kainos Group plc is a high growth, UK-based provider of IT services, consulting and software solutions. The Group specialises in the development of digital technology solutions; software design and agile software development; third-party software integration and implementation services; automated testing services; technology support services; and related ancillary services such as project management, all provided across multiple sectors. Kainos is consistently placed in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For. Further details -

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