Test Lead - Outside IR35 - Yeovil

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Tester/Test Analyst
  • Location
    Yeovil, Somerset
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Test Lead

Day Rate - £500
Duration - 6 Months +
Location - Yeovil
IR35 - Outside

Must be SC Cleared or happy to go through it.

Main Responsibilities:

Statements that describe the main areas in which the role holder must produce results to achieve the purpose of the role. They start with a verb and describe the end results rather than duties or activities or broad, vague statements. These responsibilities should be limited to the six or seven most important ones and put in descending order of importance.

*Formulate / review software testing strategies
*Manage software testing resources (Recruit, train, allocate and monitor)
*Owns interactions and engagement with software and other technology vendors internal and external in order to document and report issues/bugs and test supplied fixes and resolutions in a timely and effective manner
*Review business / software requirements and provide inputs.
*Prepare / review test plans.
*Analyse test results and test metrics.
*Prepare / review / present test reports.
*Coordinate with other managers (Project Manager, Development Manager, etc) to ensure the highest level of software quality.
*Actively manage client relationships with appropriate communication
*Work closely with project managers, development teams and other stakeholders to manage risks and issues
*Define test strategy, test plan & test approach
*Provide effort estimations and track the test efforts to ensure adequate staffing
*Coordinate testing activities with client Test Managers on a daily/weekly basis as required
*Monitor and control testing activities against planned budget and quality gates
*Present a regular progress reporting to management and clients
*Perform defect management and reporting
*Provide support to clients for managing & tracking acceptance testing
*Assist customers in designing test cases for acceptance testing phases
*Analyze and document business requirements in close collaboration with clients and other stakeholders
*Design and plan the execution of stress and performances testing
*Design, update and execute technical, functional and business test scenarios and test cases based on functional and non-functional requirements, ensuring their reusability
*Manage test environments (installation, baseline definition and maintenance, assessment on environment readiness)
*Manage tools for testing, tracking defects, statistics and requirements coverage reporting
*Document and evaluate the testing results, investigate testing deficiencies
*Contribute to continuous improvement of test management processes and procedures
*Identifying and coordinating interdependencies within the testing components schedule across the breath of the program
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