Test Manager - Intermediate

Location: Ottawa, ON
Date Posted: 28-06-2018
  • Familiar with industry standards and certification, and drives efforts to bring products into conformance with such standards. 
  • Reviews all functional specifications, documentation and prototypes to become familiar with a given application. 
  • Responsible for all tests, test tools development and configuration management activities, and performs impact assessments for new versions of test tools and/or test methods. 
  • Manages all risks associated with the testing and takes preventative action when any risks become unacceptable. 
  • Approves the work of testers with an emphasis on maintaining workflow and quality standards. 
  • Takes responsibility for all phases of testing and the management of the testing activities within a development project and/or release. 
  • Creates the test effort estimates, co-ordinates all testing tasks within team, evaluates, maintains and improves testing roles and responsibilities within the product development life-cycle. 
  • Manages team compliance with existing measures for reporting testing efforts. 
  • Facilitates the development, implementation and adherence of testing standards in partnership with stakeholders. 
  • Provides guidance on defining highly complex test strategies and plans for project teams. 
  • Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with team and client stakeholders. 
  • Co-operates with clients and senior staff as required to understand and develop the testing strategy to be employed for development projects. 
Experience & skill requirements: 
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in business application and/or software testing. 
  • In depth software quality assurance experience including proven management, supervisory, or leadership experience. 
  • Strong experience planning and organizing software tests and related team activities. 
  • Proven ability to plan and work to agreed deadlines. 
  • Experience coordinating multiple resources to complete varied tasks on multiple concurrent projects/initiatives. 
  • Experience working within a matrix-style structure. 
  • Agile Experience 
  • Must have a valid Reliability level federal government security clearance
Nice to Have: 
  • Experience with Mendix or PaaS or 4GL
Duration: 4 months plus possible extension
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