Test Manager

Our global Technology client is looking for an experienced Test Manager with pensions experience to join a large team on a Finance industry project.

Start: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months (initially), likely to extend for 2+ years
Location: Remote with very occasional visits to the office (expenses covered)
Security Clearance: MUST be eligible for SC Clearance
IR35 Status: Outside

RL6592A – Test Manager

Essential Skills / Experience:

  • Strong understanding of testing principles and how they interlink into the SLDC and principal project methodologies (Waterfall/Agile)
  • Ability to analyse testing risks, proposed test coverage against limited and high level requirements, using their experiences from previous large scale projects
  • Be aware of the budgetary constraints and the business commercials for a project delivery to determine when enough testing has taken place while assessing the risks
  • Work with the Head of Testing, programme and project manager to derive the main testing milestones with recommendations for the number of test cycles
  • Comfortable to liaise and work with senior stakeholders and be resilient enough to challenge back to protect testing
  • A strong background in test estimation whilst being aware of commercial costs
  • Ability to write test strategy and approach documents that will meet the needs of the business and the projects key objectives
  • A deep understanding of defect management processes, test plan tasks and MI testing reports
  • Exposure ALM testing tools JIRA with Xray plug-in / MS DevOps for detailed MI reporting

RL6592B – Test Lead

Essential Skills / Experience:

  • Assist the Test Manager to ensure the Test Team strategy and test approach for pensions and payroll deliveries meets the need of the business
  • Assist the Test Manager in defining test improvements for project test approach and strategy processes, focussing on the Pensions and Payroll business needs
  • Assisting in leading, guiding and monitoring the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases, test procedures and test suites.
  • Have the ability to write comprehensive test conditions where limited requirements have been provided (able to “fill in the Gaps” using their pensions/payroll knowledge or strong analytical skills)
  • Carry out test estimation and risk assessments for pension and payroll releases while being aware of commercial costs to complete a full 100% coverage test
  • Write test matrices and test coverage schedules with traceability for any change management
  • Exposure ALM testing tools JIRA with Xray plug-in / MS DevOps for scripting, execution and defect raising and monitoring

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