As Test Manager the role will encompass the following responsibilities and require experience in:
Assure supplier test artefacts
Prior experience defining test strategy across large change programs
Experience in migration or upgrade of legacy systems and data.
Solid understanding of the architecture and portfolio of Microsoft Azure Services.
Solid understanding of all major corporate OS platforms, Redhat, Windows, Unix etc.
Good understanding of Service and hardware virtualization and appropriate testing on virtualised systems
Performance testing & testing of scalability in applications preferably with Strong Jmeter, Loadrunner or other performance tools
Experience of Failover and recovery testing
Understanding of basic security principles and penetration tests on cloud services
Outstanding skills diagnosing defects that originate from network configuration and IP traffic routing.
Experience of driving User Acceptance Testing through an organisation undergoing change and building support for the test effort
Secure resources for testing and assurance of the test plan, approach and outcomes
Collaborate with internal/external stakeholders for testing plan, approach, scenarios and outcomes
Ability to own testing programs end to end within any development methodology, both agile and waterfall as may be required for an individual application.
Define KPIs in testing programs and be able to report on them clearly to senior stakeholders
Competent with a range of test and defect management tools, for example ALM, Jira, CA-Agile Central
Managing Testing Partners to meet and exceed service levels ensuring the best value is provided at all times
Review and analyse system specifications, collaborate with Business Analysts/Developers to develop effective strategies and test plans.
Solid technical understanding of application stacks from data layers through transport to user interfaces
Responsible for all functional and regression testing activities related to assigned scope
Provides testing estimates and meets project testing timelines. Effective in planning and delivering on that plan.
Collaborates with delivery team and/or business partners in troubleshooting root cause of issues
5+ years experience of major projects
10+ years in senior test management roles across a range of industries
Qualifications - ISEB/ISTQB qualifications or other recognised test qualifications
User accessibility testing – working around accessibility with users
Ability to delegate and manage large workloads
Ability to lead, inspire and coach testing teams