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Test Manager for Cloud based services (Remote)

Michael Bailey Associates - Zurich

Posted on Mar 27, 2021 by Michael Bailey Associates - Zurich

Basel, Switzerland
1 Apr 2021
Annual Salary

I am currently looking for a Test Manager for Cloud based services for an international client of mine within the pharmaceutical industry.

This is a contract opportunity for 6 months with the possibility of further extension.

The ideal candidate will be able to run multiple projects in parallel which need dedicated planning and orchestration, prioritization and attention from a test management perspective in order to maintain the qualified status of the cloud based platforms (AWS & Azure).


The successful test manager must be able to:

  • work well organized, fully remote, with the ability to make quick decisions and to provide good judgement in case of disputes during high pressure deadlines.

  • to develop personal relationships despite no local, physical meetings are possible (the team conducts face to face interactions via MS Teams).

We are looking for a team member with strong interpersonal skills and good self-reflection abilities. Strongly preferred is a self-driven, autonomous, curious person who takes clear ownership of his/her work. Strong communication (written and verbal) in English is a must.


The Senior Test Manager orchestrates and leads the Test Strategy & Plan implementation for the Public Cloud Service team globally.

S/He ensures all services that are engineered through the Public Cloud Release pipelines are thoroughly tested. S/He create test cases for Cloud services against business requirement and standard test cases applicable for the service, not based on how the service has been designed.

Skillsets, Experience:

Have hands on experience of writing and executing test plans in automated testing platforms like Proton
Have profound knowledge of knowledge of DevOps methodology and prior experience of testing management of Cloud services in DevOps environment
Experience (hands on) of writing test cases for Cloud services, in automated testing platforms like Proton
Strong understanding of testing and automation related deliverables in a cloud based environment
Pharma or healthcare industry experience required
Testing and automation tool experience required (Jenkins, HP ALM)
Must be familiar with key pharma regulations and principles (eg GDP, traceability)
Experience with regulatory, operations, logistics and legalities of moving to different countries strongly preferred
Experienced working in a global environment with distributed teams in different time zones
Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
Experience launching platforms is a plus (AWS & Azure)
Experience with cloud based implementation (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) a plus
Hands-on AWS and Azure experience beneficial


Test Management certification required

PM certification is a must have (eg PMP, PMI, IPMA, HERMES) AWS and Azure certification is a plus

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1143013525

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