TEST & VALIDATION PROFFESIONAL
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
£350 - £450
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My client who is based in London is looking for a Test and Validation Proffesional who holds NPPV or happy to go through the process. This is for an initial 6 month contract.
*The role holder is responsible for the creation, quality and integrity of all testing documentation including plans, reports and scripts, in line with the test strategy.
*The role holder will develop plans to define the depth of testing required, data sources and key deliverables.
*The role holder will conduct test activities at BT core sites and/or customer / supplier sites to assess the impact and functional capability of a solution.
*The role holder will identify and analyse defects or issues to understand impacts, reporting on and discussing findings to enable mitigation.
*The role holder will deliver quality test diagnostics to report on accuracy, quality, number of errors and whether customer requirements are being met.
*The role holder will apply best practice techniques, using expertise to tailor the test approach depending on the needs of the project.
*The role holder will perform rigorous, complex testing and inspections to evaluate quality and performance.
*The role holder will identify solutions to resolve routine problems.
*The role holder will escalate complex or unexpected issues to Test Specialist / Unit Manager for resolution.
*The role holder will champion the adoption of best practice.
*The role holder may be required to manage multiple deliveries simultaneously, whilst ensuring the integrity of the test and Validation role is maintained.
*The role holder will report and communicate progress internally and may require regular engagement with the customer.
*The role holder is required to actively support wider team initiatives such as CI and Your Say.
*Strong understanding of Test and Validation processes and procedures.
*Required to be security cleared ranging from NPPV2 & 3 and SC through to DV clearance
*May be required to interface directly with the customer. Face to face visits to customer site may be required.
*Drives improvements to the Test and Validation process - is responsible for the integrity / maintenance.
*Strong customer focus and drive to provide proactive, pre-emptive and best in class service
*Possesses the ability to take well-evaluated risks and be audacious in making decisions and taking action
*Clear focus on continuous improvement and uses initiatives such as upskilling, automation and process improvement on a regular basis across their area of expertise and specific processes.
*Required to report / communicate with Head of / Senior Manager for project updates within.
*Will be qualified at ISTQB Foundation level.
*Supports wider team initiatives such as CI, Your Say and ISO20K audits.
*Is qualified at or be capable of working towards ITIL4 Foundation within 12 months of appointment to role
*Significant experience in working in an IT environment using the ITIL framework (MANDATORY)
*In depth knowledge of Managed Customer Solutions landscape (MANDATORY)
*Understanding of how effective implementation of Managed Services will enable the business to be best in class in the industry (MANDATORY)
*Strong understanding of Test and Validation processes and procedures (MANDATORY)
*Security Clearance to the required level (MANDATORY)
*Strong understanding on ITIL framework - qualified to ITIL v3 Foundation - will attain ITIL 4 Foundation within 12 months of appointment to role (MANDATORY)
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
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