Contract Test Lead - West Yorkshire - £400-450 p/day

  • Category
    IT Management & Director Roles - CTO / CIO / IT Director
  • Location
    Batley, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JOSTM

Test Lead

Job Purpose and Accountabilities:

The role is for a Test Lead to join a project focused on delivering a variety of data and advanced analytics heavy solutions based in, West Yorkshire, on an initial 3-month contract. The role will require working with several Business/Data Analysts and Technical/Design Leads in order to plan and execute the test approach as well as supervise a Test Analyst.

Skills and experience required:

*Proven experience as a Test Lead/Manager and demonstrable experience of successful testing and delivery.
*Experience testing data solutions at the data layer - SQL skills will be a must.
*Experience testing advanced analytical models and predictive models.
*Experience testing visualisation rich dashboards and underlying data/models.
*Ability to define (and create) test data to support the planned testing.
*Ability to run tests in a time sensitive environment and demonstrate how to capture key test results / issues early on in the testing cycle
*Ability to create a test plan which takes into account data requirements, test script requirements, resource allocation and planning
*Support the design and development test scenarios/scripts for functional testing
*Knowledge and experience with creating test scenarios / cases and tracking them through the end-to-end process.
*Strong time/activity management to ensure plan is run to meet deadlines
*Strong engagement skills and ability to work with stakeholders
*Coordination of testing activities (including preparation) during every stage of the test process with business Management/co-ordination of testing activities
*Reporting of test progress
*Manage the process of raising and resolving test defects in a structured manner and provide solutions
*Ownership of testing related meetings/calls and documentation
*Co-ordination of project and business resources for testing activities
*Experience with test tools such as Jira/HP QC
*Ability to develop and document;
-A test strategy across the suite of projects we have
-Test plans for each workstream
-Functional and non-functional testing
-Test Entry/Exit criteria
-Co -ordinate the compilation of and contribute to the creation and running of test scripts for regression, E2E system and integration test, UAT
-3rd party application testing
-Plan and Manage test environments
-Capture test environment requirements and co-ordinate environment configuration including data preparation.
*Attending and informing at Pre-test and pre-implementation technical governance meetings as required
*Test Reporting
*Defect management
*Co-ordination of re-testing and sign off for release
*Experience of testing in areas of data analytics and telemetry systems
*Experience of Power BI, OSI Soft PI, SQL
*Ability to co-ordinate and manage Resources
*Experienced in liaising with SME's team leaders BA's. DA's, Data scientists.
*ISEB Qualified in Software Testing advantageous
*Development skills/understanding advantageous
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