Test Manager - Winchester - up to £60,000

Spectrum IT Recruitment Ltd
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Test Manager is required to join a growing and highly progressive company from their head office based in central Winchester. As the Test Manager you will provide strong strategic leadership to the Testing Team and manage, implement & maintain an effective testing process, covering both manual and automated testing disciplines. This role will involve creating a test infrastructure that supports robust communication and a cost effective testing framework. As an advocate for agile development frameworks, you will coach the Testing Team to advance effectiveness and take action to remedy any deficiencies. The ideal candidate for the Test Manager role will have at least 2-3 years test management experience and will have: Experience of leading a Testing Team. Experience of providing coaching and mentoring to a Testing Team. Experience of defining a test infrastructure that supports robust communication and a cost effective testing framework encompassing both manual and automated testing. Experience of testing software across a wide range of different applications. Experience of dealing effectively with the typical problems that impact projects, Experience of working with project collaboration tools such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, MS-Project. Expert understanding of the principles of software testing. Thorough understanding of agile frameworks. Thorough understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle. Thorough appreciation of IT security standards and prevalent security threats to the business. Knowledge of the principles of test automation, in particular selenium (desirable). Good knowledge of TDD/BDD. Degree in Computing or related discipline (desirable) ISTQB Foundation Level (essential) This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that would be able to offer a fantastic working environment, good benefits and a very generous bonus scheme. Keywords: Test Manager, Test Team Leader, Automation Testing, Manual Testing, ITIL, JIRA, Winchester, Hampshire This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66879253

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