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Test Manager (SC)

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 8th March
Location: Chorley
Salary/Rate: £350 - £350
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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My client is a global systems integrator who requires a Test Manager to join an existing project team as part of a significant spike in recruitment.

Start: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 months
Clearance: SC Clearance
Pay Rate: £350 per day
IR35: Inside IR35
Location: Chorley/Remote


*Under minimal direction, utilizing an appropriate testing methodology, applies specialization to develop a Test Plan for a test level to be executed for a project, as specified in the Testing Strategy for the project.

*Example of potential specializations are Mobile Testing, Automation Testing, Operational Acceptance Testing, Infrastructure Testing, Agile Testing, and Security Testing. The list is not exhaustive but provided to detail more clarity on the role.

*Located offshore or onshore - depends on nature of work and/or constraints that may be applicable

*May be responsible for leading a small test team or takes direction from Test Manager for a specific area within the test engagement, and if these cases the role may be called Test Lead.

*Proficient in understanding requirements, design specifications, and testing strategy to: perform ambiguity analysis, perform risk analysis, establish own areas testing priorities and scope, validate own scoped requirements and specifications, develop basic test plans, review test plan, develop test scenarios, select test design techniques and develop testing metrics collection plan in order to plan and prepare for testing

*Proficient in testing analysis and design, functional, automation and performance models, and test specifications to: develop functional models for testing, develop automation or performance models for testing, evaluate and validate test cases and scripts, validate functional models for testing, validate automation or performance models for testing, develop test specifications, validate test specifications, validate testing coverage, escalate quality issues for resolution, evaluate test automation tools and validate testing environment in order to develop test specifications

*Experienced in testing processes and tools to: execute test cases and scripts, create and maintain test data, analyze test results, report on testing progress and results, facilitate defect resolution and document final test results in order to execute testing engagement

*Experienced in testing processes and testing metrics to: review test summary report, provide testing project feedback and archive testing assets in order to verify completion of testing

*Stays current on established tools, techniques, and technologies

*Maintains security, integrity, and business continuity controls and documents

Essential Functions

Ability to:

*Design, test, and validate specialized business and technical information technology related programs.

*Identify, analyze, and devise solutions to business and technical information technology problems.

*Interact with customers regarding business and technical information technology needs.

*Participate on empowered, virtual teams.

*Participate on special projects.

*Manage projects within scope of responsibility.

*Demonstrates strong communication skills.

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.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.