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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