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Test Manager

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Test Manager, Government, Change, Testing, Development, Test Script, Manual, Automated, Software, Agile, Waterfall, 

This large scale government change is forming part of a wide spread transformation, a Test Manager is required to join across dealing with the full testing and development of the clients software deployment.

What the Test Manager will work on      
  • Lead a test team, initially consisting of 4 posts comprising of manual testers, across the test phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Define processes and methods used for effective testing, using existing work management and testing tools
  • Regularly review and update these processes to maximise efficiency and improve best practices, and managing their implementation
  • Introduce and embed automated functional testing techniques within the testing team.
  • Provide authoritative advice and guidance on all aspects of test planning and execution.
  • Provide resource plans for the testing effort required for releases, work streams and projects and feeds those plans into wider directorate capacity planning.
  • Take responsibility for the quality assurance of all software deployments to users both internal to and external from the Insolvency Service.
  • Take ownership of the test environments and, working with members of both test teams and other I&T teams, ensuring that those environments are fit for purpose as required, to support testing activity    
Skills and experience
  • Experience of manual testing, including test script generation and execution
  • Experience of automated testing frameworks and techniques
  • Detailed understanding of the software development lifecycle, particularly with respect to testing effort within it
  • Understanding of impact of testing of differing project delivery techniques, particularly Waterfall and Agile.

Test Manager, Government, Change, Testing, Development, Test Script, Manual, Automated, Software, Agile, Waterfall,
Manual, Integration Testing, Software Development
Job type:
£300 - £425 per day

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