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Test Manager

Contract @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Job ID 250913

Job Description

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


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


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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