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Vacancies: Software Test/QA Manager

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Name:
Software Test/QA Manager
 
Location:
Western Cape
Vacancy Type:
Contract
 
Suburb And City:
Cape Town
Expected Starting Date :
2017/05/01
 
EE/AA:
Checked
 

Job Specification

Job Name:
Software Test/QA Manager
Reports to:
Project Manager, Program Manager, Stakeholders
Sector:
IT & Telecommunications
Minimum Education:
    •ISEB/ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing certification or FTI Software Testing certification.
    •ISEB/ISTQB Advanced Test Manager certification
    •ISEB/ISTQB Expert Test Management certification
    •ISEB/ISTQB Expert Improving the Test Process certification
    •Agile-SCRUM Master Certification
    •IKM SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE Score of 90+ and 40%+ Strong proficiency in 80%+ Subject Coverage
Personal Skills and Attributes:
•English Communication Skills (written & verbal)
•Presentation and Facilitation Skills
•Business Acumen
•Listening Skills
•Task management, prioritization and execution skills
Required Experience:
•Experience throughout the whole Fundamental Test Process (Planning, Control, Analysis, Design, Implementation, Execution, Reporting, Closure)
•Experience throughout the whole Defect/Bug Lifecycle (Open, Review, Fixed, Closed)
•Experience in multiple SDLC methodologies such AGILE-SCRUM/KANBAN, Waterfall, V-Model, Big Bang
Role Overview:
This is junior to senior level role in the organization and is deeply involved within the SDLC collaborating with software developers, architects, designers, managers, business analysts, systems administrators, security specialists, UX designers, and clients. This role must function on their own with no supervision.
Software systems are an integral part of our lives today and most people have had an experience when software does not work as it is supposed to. When software does not work it can lead to many problems such as loss of money, time, business reputation, and could even cause injury or death.
The successful individual one who has a broad knowledge of testing in general, and an in depth understanding in a special test area. An in-depth understanding is defined as having sufficient knowledge of testing theory and practice to be able to influence the direction that an organization and/or project takes when creating, implementing and executing testing processes.
The role level is based on:
•Managing exposure as well as efficiency throughout the SDLC,
•Managing complex risk deliverables,
•Providing effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction Metrics for
Test Policy Objectives,
•Providing effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction Metrics for the Test
•Process,and performing effective project retrospectives.
Responsibilities:
STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
•Supplies information to the various stakeholders in an accurate, timely and understandable way, and in a way that matches stakeholders’ information requirements.
•Assess the urgency of the information and the clarity of the information.
•Focus on gathering and interpreting information that is actually required and will add value for one or more stakeholders.
•Create and Building Relationships

REQUIREMENTS GATHERING
•Review and analysis of available project documentation
•Support identification and extraction of test requirements
•Identification and escalation of risks and issues

TESTING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
•Advocating Quality Activities Across the Organization
•Integrating Tools Across the Organization
•Report Results
•Test Estimation
•Defining the Testing Schedule
•Budgeting and Resource Allocation
•Managing and Tracking a Project
•Deal with Trade-offs between quality, schedule, budget and features
•Change Management
•Time/Task Management
•Managing Project Risks

USER TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION
•Arrange up skilling solutions for staff
•Mentor staff
•Assist with general documentation
•Coordinating pre- and post- test meetings
Required Experience:
•Experience throughout the whole Fundamental Test Process (Planning, Control, Analysis, Design, Implementation, Execution, Reporting, Closure)
•Experience throughout the whole Defect/Bug Lifecycle (Open, Review, Fixed, Closed)
•Experience in multiple SDLC methodologies such AGILE-SCRUM/KANBAN, Waterfall, V-Model, Big Bang
Minimum Experience:
1-3 years (Junior)
 
 
 

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