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Senior Test Manager

Swisstech Recruitment

Posted on Jun 13, 2022 by Swisstech Recruitment

Zürich, Switzerland
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Support the Head of Testing ensuring continued Test Automation growth, Test Process Improvement (TPI) and Test Management Maturity (TMMi)
  • Organisation level Test Policies, Strategies and processes - Support and contribute to the documentation, implementation, monitoring, and enforcement of all processes for testing, and identifying any deviances with a plan to remove the deviance(s)
  • Product level Test Strategies - Ensure the creation of and ensuring adherence to the product level policies, strategies and road maps, including Test Automation strategies, identifying any deviances with a plan to remove the deviance(s)
  • lead on innovation and design by maintaining an awareness of opportunities provided by new technologies and practices to address challenges and enable new ways of working.
  • Work within and feed back into the wider Test Community
  • Provide cover for Test Managers as required and meet the Test Manager roles and Responsibilities
  • Promote and show ownership of Test Quality
  • Build relationships in other field areas to continually review working processes with a view to reduce costs and time to market while improving quality
  • Test Automation - To actively promote Test Automation in all areas and ensure that where test automation is not in place that it is considered for all new work items unless a caveat has been agreed
  • Defect Management - To actively identify ways to improve defect discovery as early as possible in the project life cycle and recommend improvements
  • Provide Test Governance support to the program
  • Provide enablers to reduce the need for further support in the same area
  • Reporting - Ensuring that regular reports (static and dynamic) are provided to all partners as stated in the organisation level strategies and raising deviances to the Program Mgmt
  • Flexibility - the ability and experience needed to tackle all issues encountered
  • Expert-level Test life cycle delivery skills

Skills we can't do without:

  • ISEB/ISTQB certified - Foundation
  • Track record of leadership and innovation
  • Experience leading multiple streams simultaneously ensuring correct and timely resources
  • Experience of Agile/Scrum/DevOps, Kanban and hybrid testing model, etc.
  • A broad range of experience with varying types of projects and applications.
  • Ability to train and mentor other team members
  • Fluent English language written and verbal. Capable of interacting with partners at all levels and creating clear and concise process documentation.
  • Experienced presenter and facilitator with a track record for influencing and guiding senior management teams, customers & users.

Skills we'd like:

  • ISEB/ISTQB - Advanced/Specialist level
  • Jira/Confluence/Azure DevOps knowledge

Reference: 1628264844

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