• Permanent
  • Essex
  • £50000 - £55000 per annum GBP / Year

My client is looking for a senior QA Manager for a pivotal role within there fast growing organisaton .

Please take a quick look at the briefing below and you can submit your cv

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the quality of software testing for both web and desktop-based products.
  • Proficient with Agile software methodologies – SCRUM, Kanban
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile management systems including Jira and Confluence
  • Excellent ability to provide Test Team reports – highlighting issues and test progress within sprints.
  • Ensuring the XXX Test Team function to the best of their ability and help set them up for success.
  • Ability to read and analyze application & design requirements (User Stories) with a good attention to detail.
  • Participate in requirements gathering and planning sessions in order to determine required test cases
  • Good knowledge of testing tools – including automated testing and building regression test packs
  • Attending daily stand-up meetings and providing testing updates
  • Providing testing updates to key stakeholders and exec teams
  • Raising defects within Jira and working closely with software development team for resolution
  • Ability to write and capture test cases for specific requirements in the form of User Stories
  • Data centric testing – data import and export processes
  • Discuss with business users & IT developers to understand the scope of projects and the key features
  • Ability to provide accurate and realistic estimations on testing requirements
  • Good knowledge of testing both desktop and web-based applications
  • Testing responsibilities shall include;
  • System Testing (first and second testing)
  • End to End Testing
  • Regression testing
  • User Acceptance Testing (may delegate to front end user)
  • Non-Functional testing o Performance testing

Requirements:

  • Experience of managing a Test team.
  • Working closely you’re your team and Software Engineering to help reduce defects and ensure systems function as expected.
  • Experience required as a Test Manager.
  • Experience of working with testing software (such as X-Ray) to produce test based reporting.
  • Experience of working with multiple data file formats including XML, JSON, CSV and Fixed width text files
  • Experience of analysing data to identify data related issues and provide associated information and support to help address any data issues identified.
  • Experience of monitoring and maintaining SFTP transfer servers and associated mechanisms
  • General knowledge of ETL/Data Transformation processes during database import procedures – including good knowledge of general database schemas and data field formats
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to liaise with all levels of personnel appropriately and professionally.
  • Excellent Team Management skills – including both team and individual performance appraisals and on-going personal development for your team members.

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