Release Test manager
Project / Programme Management, Berkshire
Release Test manager
Project / Programme Management, Berkshire

About you:

Our client is leader in providing cutting-edge Technology to the Telco industry and they are looking for a Test Release Manager to join their Quality Engineering Transformation team. The ideal candidate will possess a high degree of self-management, be able to take ownership and work independently, recommend suitable solutions, be personally accountable and have excellent all-round communication skills with the emphasis on being to avoid unnecessary scope creep.

What to expect:

Strong experience of Test Management with stakeholder management to up to senior leadership level. Delivery focused with strong problem-solving skills, highly motivated, and passionate about quality. Manage challenging stakeholders and being tough on scope and time commitments. Strong implementation scheduling and planning experience within a Transformation Programme. Leading Test Management across a major strategic Transformation programme.Manages Test Managers/Test. Leading across multiple projects (5-7) with excellent knowledge of the Software Testing Life Cycle and you are able to develop advanced test plans and communicate these effectively to stakeholders.

  • Champion continual service improvement across quality assurance, automation and tooling.
  • Taking charge of the release and change process so as to avoid scope creep
  • Avoids unnecessary change requests through strong stakeholder management and holding people to what was committed in releases.
  • Collaborate with Workstream leads to support their delivery of milestones on time, to cost and quality
  • Relevant experience in Security/OAT/Performance
  • Good understanding of Performance and Stress Testing of OSS and BSS sub systems
  • Good working knowledge of load testing
  • Define, implement and measure key test KPIs to ensure high test & quality standards are achieved.
  • Act as facilitator and decision maker for NFR/perfomance defect resolution during test execution

What's important?:

Expertise in requirements analysis, test strategy/planning/test scheduling.Contribute to and act as a point of decision around test approach, strategy, planning, execution and escalation on behalf of programme & portfolio stakeholders.

Our focus on helping our clients deliver results against some of their most complex business and technology initiatives.

By providing coaching at a team level we assess delivery environments in order to recommend engineering practices, tailored to the client’s needs.

Benefits Include but not exclusive;

  • Excellent Career Development Opportunities
  • A fast paced and exciting working environment
  • Competitive Benefits Package

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