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Test Manager

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    Business services

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    about 17 hours ago

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Job Description

Our Test Practice within Technical Solutions is experiencing continuous success and growth. As part of this growth, we require are seeking to recruit an experienced Test Manager to work with our team based in London to provide QA leadership for delivery of a number of programmes for internal and external clients.

The role will be expected to perform the following:

  • Leading the QA function through the requirements analysis phase using static testing techniques across both Waterfall and Agile methodologies as required by the programme

  • Defining test standards including process and documentation for each programme undertaken

  • Ownership and accountability of requirements traceability for testing

  • Responsible for resource planning of the testing effort across all disciplines of testing

  • Working with development lead on environment, configuration and release management aligned to the needs of testing and the programme

  • Responsible for planning and execution of all test disciplines in scope across large complex end to end solutions.

  • Definition of automation frameworks covering UI, API and mobile capability

  • Delivery of the testing reporting framework including real-time status on the overall test effort and providing stakeholder level updates highlighting risk and issues

  • Documenting test results, ready for compilation into consolidated high-level reports

Candidate Description

  • Previous experience of managing the test function within a range of different sectors.

  • Strong experience in delivery test strategies covering all disciplines of testing including functional, system integration, end to end and performance testing

  • Strong experience in stakeholder management at all levels delivering clear real-time status on test progress, risks and issues

  • Experience setting up the test function using Azure DevOps, HP QC and JIRA

  • Flexible, independent and self-motivated with the ability to deliver and adaptable to change

  • Strong experience in working in Agile testing environments delivering TDD/BDD and automation capability.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong experience of iterative/incremental software delivery

  • Experience of working in fast paced environments to strict deadlines

  • Bachelor's Degree or HNC in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience

  • ISTQB Certification desirable

  • SAP/Salesforce/Microsoft Dynamics AX experience desirable, You will be based in London, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.

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Employer Description

PwC's Operate delivers operational and managed services solutions to clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. We bring together regulatory insight, highly skilled operational resource and an unrivalled technology offering to provide a high quality and cost-effective solution to operational delivery challenges. Our capabilities stretch across a number of business pillars including Financial Crime Operations, Compliance Operations, Change Management and Customer Management. We have almost 1,300 people located in our purpose built, secure delivery centre in Belfast; across our regional offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on a range of client sites., About The Guardian Jobs Every person - and every organisation - is unique. We all have different goals at work. At Guardian Jobs, we bring together like-minded job seekers and employers to create a happier world of work for everyone. Your jobseeker account