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Recruiter: TechnoRecruit
Listed on: 14th November
Location: Alfreton, Derbyshire
Salary Notes: £350 per day
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 87412
Contact Name: Callie Cromer

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Contract Period: November 2018 - April 2019

-Manages IT Test delivery (can include Functional, Performance, Security and other Non-Functional Testing activities), in line with defined overall testing approach (methodology), key inputs and dependencies, tooling, resource demands

-Defined as churn or simple to medium complexity. Where projects sit outside of this rating may be required to work alongside assigned Test Consultant to support the creation of testing solutions and test strategies, and other test deliverables for programmes or large projects.

-Creates project based estimates, using designated estimation tools and other test collateral, (Test Plans, test schedule, test reports etc), based on known/assumed scope and execution activities

-Involvement is focussed on individual projects rather than across programmes - takes steer from Test Consultant when scope is large size, complexity high, and contains many other technical aspects - hardware/network/development language

-Influences at the start of projects, and during testing lifecycle delivery, on requirement ideas/concepts, challenging and asking specific questions, giving testing industry insight, aligns with similar type projects - all leading to aiding and improving efficient design, development and testing approaches.

-Supports the shifts left focus into design and development so that testing influences and drives the outputs and quality from these domains. This includes alignment of dependent domains (i.e. solution architects) and potentially 3rd Party Suppliers where the client acts as the primary System Integrator.

-Confirms testability of lesser complex project requirements - clarifies ambiguous elements and aligns/sets expectations on actions/owners

-Supports Test Consultants in carrying out health checks whilst delivery in flow - complies to defined Test Strategy and quality of test collateral and deliverables

-Senior Resource - acts as SME for testing related activities - defers to Test Consultant for wider Testing industry view and related inputs

-Test Manager sits predominantly in the delivery arena covering FT and NFT activities domains where size and complexity allow for this. Where size and complexity prove necessary one or more Test Managers may be assigned to individual areas i.e. Performance Test Manager, Operation Acceptance Test Manager.

-Maintains links with and is advised by the Consultant group so keeps abreast of strategic developments as well as managing existing delivery progress

-Manages relationships with the client and Client project team.

Essential Functions

Ability to:


-Manage small projects within scope of responsibility.
-Provide direction and work independently.
-Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
-Pay close attention to detail.
-Think analytically.
-Work across teams, and involve other parts of the organization in the development of deliverables.
-Interact with customers regarding project information.
-Evaluate the performance of subordinates.
-Experience: 5 to 7 years.