Software QA Manager

Full Time Warrington Cheshire IT Job Pro UK

Software QA Manager / Test Manager

If you have experience of managing Software Quality Assurance and a solid background in software testing this new position has lots to offer. It is a lovely opportunity for someone who is already a successful Software QA Manager or Software Test Manager and is seeking a new challenge.

There is no doubt that the positive culture and enthusiasm for the application of technology to create real value and make a genuine difference is central to our client’s success.

Your remit as QA Manager will be to promote quality practices that ensure that each stage of the software development lifecycle meets appropriate quality standards. We are looking for a strong focus on continuous improvement.

Key criteria for this Software QA Manager role

Degree qualified in a software engineering related discipline or equivalent experience

Professional qualifications appropriate to software testing & quality assurance, e.g. ISEB/ISTQB

Significant Software QA experience

Proven ability to lead and coach teams

Extensive experience in testing & QA of software development projects

Experience of collaborating and influencing cross-functional teams on software projects

Strong working knowledge of Agile

Role & Responsibilities

Lead & Manage the Software QA processes and continuous improvement of QA at all levels

Define and execute consistent and repeatable processes for isolated and end-to-end testing

Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure QA test environments are fit for purpose, maintained and available to support Agile QA, Integration testing, Regression testing, Automated Testing,

Performance Testing, Stress/Load testing, and Security testing.

Manage and coordinate any third-party testing and interfaces to third party test systems, e.g. DevMAC, witness testing, external penetration testing, Veracode, etc.

Develop and manage quality assurance metrics for performance improvement of all teams

Track and develop test environments required for QA

Define and drive continuous improvement plans across the QA function

Ensure consistent standards of quality of test case definitions across all teams

Take ownership of the test automation strategy

Take ownership of defining the scope, planning, tracking and reporting of release testing, ensuring sufficient test coverage is achieved for each software release

Our client prides itself in a collaborative and proactive approach which produces excellent outcomes. Overall an exciting opportunity.

If you fit the bill and are ready for an exciting new challenge please send me your CV

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