Test Lead / QA & Test Specialist

Test Lead – Glasgow – £325-375 per day – 5 months

Reporting to the QA and Testing Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring on quality and on time delivery of offshore test planning and executions activities in the delivery of Quality Assurance (QA) testing for new or modified applications/systems across multiple platforms. The QA & Test Specialist will be a high-performing individual who is methodical, inquisitive and has a passion for quality.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining a structured Testing Regime
  • Oversight of 3rd party supplier provision of following services:
    • Test estimation and scope definition
    • Test Planning, schedule and delivery
    • Test execution – manual and automated
    • Ensure quality and completeness of all deliverables provisioned by vendor
  • Analyze and approve key test deliverables including test plans, test scripts, test progress reporting, defect logs/tracker and test completion report
  • Management of test environment to ensure a sound baseline for assigned testing activity
  • Ensure Monthly Maintenance and Project Deliverables are achieved to agreed Quality and Timescale parameters
  • Defect and Issue Resolution Management in line with test schedule timescales
  • Reporting and management of progress, risks and issues
  • Stakeholder Management – ensuring key stakeholders are engaged and have full understanding of test process and procedures
  • Support the business in the delivery of UAT Testing and ensure Best Practice is adhered within related deliverables
  • Adhere to documented QA & Test governance and processes
  • Identify and support QA & Test governance process improvement
  • Ensuring adequate and correct use of testing tools and other key tools integral to SDLC process.
  • Supporting all Post Implementation activities, as appropriate, such as Post Implementation Testing and Lessons Learned analysis
  • Support Training information/environment/data requests

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least two, typically five or more years’ experience in a system quality environment, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Broad knowledge of the Software Delivery Lifecycle with specific expertise of Software Testing
  • Proven experience of working within both an Agile and Waterfall methodology environment
  • Broad knowledge of automated testing and modeling tools
  • Great knowledge of change management and test case generation techniques
  • Good knowledge of different web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Chrome
  • Competent user of Microsoft office applications like Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Insurance or finance business knowledge
  • ISTQB Foundation or Intermediate Certified
  • Knowledge of relational databases using SQL queries
  • IBM AS400 iSeries
  • Web based software development, especially using Java and HTML

Test Lead – Glasgow – £325-375 per day – 5 months

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