Test Manager (Contract)

Recruiter
Square One Resources
Location
Bratton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1252332025
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Test Manager - End to End - Telford

Square One are looking for a Test Manager to come on board for a 3 month contract based in Telford.

Role Description:
* Manage the overall End to End Testing Lifecycle for Programmes/Projects.
* The production of key Test artefacts (Test Strategies, Plans, Approaches, Schedules).
* Ensure identification, mitigation and closure of product risks.
* Provide assurance and governance across all testing phases.
* Stakeholder management at all levels.
* Provide progress reports, including risk mitigation, as directed.

Task Description
The role will involve managing all test phases on one or more release based projects/programmes.
Implementation and co-ordination of the End-to-End Assurance and Test Strategy in the systems development life cycle
Provision of technical direction and governance (for Assurance and Testing), liaison with the test authority to ensure consistent interpretation of our mutual test strategies
Product delivery implementation activities, managing deliverables, project budgets, planning and forecasting, involved in recruitment and rotation plans, Providing test direction for the area
Analysing new work and changes to existing projects to estimate the effort needed and to determine people and test environment requirements
Producing the project test strategy and/or test approach
Creating detailed test schedules, including identifying the dependencies on other areas
Ensuring all subordinate test documentation is produced by the appropriate individual and reviewed
Planning and managing all test stages for the project including co-ordination with external teams and attending project checkpoint meetings
Authorising the completion of test stages and arranging sign-off with the client and other key stakeholders
Coaching and mentoring more inexperienced TM/TLs

Technologies:
UNIX
Windows
Oracle
SQL
Java
XML
Maestro
WebMethods
WebLogic

Mandatory Business Skill:

Test Management skills (incl testing types, methodologies and testing life cycles) to include awareness of industry standards, Leadership and communication skills, Delegation and prioritisation skills. Automated testing skills (IBM Rational tool set)

Test Manager - End to End - Telford

Notwithstanding any guidelines given to level of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.

Square One is acting as both an employment agency and an employment business, and is an equal opportunities recruitment business. Square One embraces diversity and will treat everyone equally: Please see our website for our full diversity statement.

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