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Test Manager

23 Sep 2022
Our Client is urgently looking for an experienced Test Manager.Contract job inside ir35. Home-based with infrequent visits to the Client's site.Primary Purpose of the role: A test manager is required to facilitate, guide and support testing of a large digital transformation project delivering an application to streamline engineering processes. The Test Manager would be responsible for the testing of the application under development, for providing expert process improvement advice to reduce development defects and provide assurance that risks associated with implementing the new application are accurately quantified and addressed. Summary of Role:Coordinates and manages planning of the application and/ or acceptance tests within the development and the integration of the project . Takes responsibility for integrity of testing and acceptance activities and coordinates the execution of these activities. Provides authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution. Defines and communicates the test strategy for the project. Manages all test processes, including test plans, (resources, costs?), timescales, test deliverables and traceability. Manages client relationships with respect to testing matters. Identifies process improvements, and contributes to corporate testing standards and definition of best practiceKey accountabilities*Analyse detailed business requirements specifications (BRS) to develop testing strategies that reduce the risk of system outages and identify system defects*Manage the administration of testing scripts (including unit, integration, capacity, system, user acceptance and release) to maintain compatibility with existing applications, hardware and devices*Prepare and submit detailed test reports to describe testing outcomes and assist developers in the removal of defects*Improve software quality by advancing application development capability through the development of skills, processes and tools used to design build and test systems*Maintain the information, technology and communication (ICT) quality management policies and processes that drive improvements in performance and customer satisfaction*Test ICT processes for compliance against documented standards and provide input to improvement programs that enhance the quality of services to the businessKey challenges*Maintain support for quality assurance activities that align to quality experiences*Deliver effective testing outcomes against the pressures of time, cost, risk and qualityLA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.
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