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Test Lead - Production Support


Source:
TIMESJOBS.COM
Date:
16-11-2016
Job Code:
58263126
Categories:
  • Insurance
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Supervise Software testers and assign tasks as directed by the Manager testing.? Provide Daily Status Quo, in the daily team stand-up.? Coordinate activities of Test Analysts within the Production Support Team.? Verification and review of Business Specifications, Functional Specifications and Non-Functional Specifications as part of Test Planning and Test Scenario preparation? Create draft Traceability matrix for review by Manager, Testing and Production Support Manager? Execute all Testing as required e.g. Unit, Functional, Systems Integration, User Acceptance Testing and Regression Testing (whether automated or manual)? Ensure timely notification of Issues/Risks and make recommendations for mitigation and resolution to support team? Resolve and/or escalate testing issues where required? Log and track all queries and clarification requests raised by the Test Team? Assist Manager Testing in preparation of Test Closure and End Stage reports? Train and mentor Test Team members as a required? Participate in Support planning and development sessions as directed by PSM? Evaluate the scope document to provide accurate estimates for the testing effort? Mentor and coach Software Developers, Conduct performance review for all direct reports 4 times per year? Ensure leave is lodge by direct reports prior to annual leave, or within 24 hours of return to office after sick leaveKey Performance MeasuresIncluding but not limited to? Effective supervision of Test Analysts? Percentage of automated test cases used per request (% to be determined)? Contribution to Test Plan and Strategy? Time Management in relation to Test Plan? Accuracy of Test Estimations? Quality of Test Scenario planning (Accuracy and efficiency of testing cases)? Defect Identification and categorisation? Test Execution Efficiency? Test Resource Utilisation plans as directed? Documentation of new test cases for future use and documentation of test execution on WIKIKey RelationshipsSuperior Manager, Testing and Manager, Production Support/Service DeliveryPeers Lead Software Developer, Lead Business Analyst, Lead Technical Architect, Lead Build Developer and other Peer Level Professional StaffSubordinates Software Testers, Helpdesk Support Coordinator, and Production Support TeamStakeholders Department Heads (Internal), Client Test Managers, Client Business Project Managers, Client Technical Project Managers, Production Support/Service Delivery Manager Senior Project Managers, Project Managers and Internal Project Resources Qualifications? Bachelor?s Degree/Higher Level Education (Industry Specific Ideal but not mandatory)? ITIL V3.0 Foundation? Software Testing Certifications and/or Quality Testing Certifications (ideal)ExperienceTotal should be 8-10 yrs of experience? At least 5 years combined experience in either Information Technology, Consulting, Insurance industry or Financial Services at a mid to senior management level? At least 3 years combined experience as a Lead Software Tester covering full Software Testing Lifecycle? Demonstrable experience in Test Design and Scenario Planning for UAT, SIT and Regression testing? Excellent analytical and documentation skills? Strong technical hands-on knowledge in one or more of the following areaso Programming Languages such as HTML, .NET, XML, Java J2EEo Java tools such as Maven, Eclipse, Jenkins, Subversiono Operating Systems such as Windows Desktop/Server, Unix/Linuxo RDBMS and SQL such as Oracle, SQL Servero Testing Tools such as Test Rail, Quality Centreo Project Planning and reporting (Such as MS Project, JIRA and Excel)? Strong organisational skills combined with the ability to multi-task and excellent time-management skills? Ability to manage stakeholders at all level? Experience in Test automation via batch or script is ideal
Degree: MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 8-10

Requirements

Application Programming | Database Administration (DBA) | Software Engineer
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