Head of Test

Proactive Appointments
Basingstoke, Hampshire
£550 per day
01 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
My market leading household name client based in Basingstoke are looking for a Head of Test and QA to work in close collaboration with the change team to ensure that the test function is working efficiently.

In this role, you will be responsible for reviewing, refining and implementing the test strategy and approach across E2E and full lifecycle testing, as well as establishing an appropriate governance structure to ensure adoption of the test strategy across the business.

Covering Key areas with in-depth knowledge of:
  • Test automation
  • Test Data Management
  • Performance Testing
  • Test KPI definition and measurement
  • enterprise-wide testing
  • Test Resource Management.

Capability, Knowledge, and Experience:
  • Experience in defining and implementing E2E Test Strategies and Governance in highly complex system landscapes
  • In-depth, hands-on experience in managing all aspects of testing (unit testing, integration testing, system testing, non-functional testing, user acceptance testing) for multiple systems/technologies, in both agile and waterfall delivery methodologies
  • Ability to comfortably navigate in both the detail (e.g. to review a detailed test plan) as well as the big picture (e.g. to communicate Test Strategy to C-suite)
  • Ability to communicate and engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, up to C-suite
  • Prior management experience.

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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