Test Manager – Strasbourg

Introduction

If you have skills in test estimation, test planning, test monitoring, and test control. This one is for you; we are looking for a Test Manager for our client in Strasbourg. 

Organization

Belgium – International Organisations

Function

This position is to be fulfilled on site in Strasbourg (France) at 40% max (60% of the work can be done remotely from Europe).

As a WESTPOLE IT Consultant, you will have to :


1 / Contribute to the reviews of testing related deliveries and artefacts of other Contractors.


• Review project and test deliverables according to internal guidelines, improving the quality of test management:


– Contribute to the deliverables assigned to other Contractors’;

– Review functional, non-functional and security requirements, test cases, related deliverables to identify incomplete, inconsistent, incorrect items and ensure that all dependencies are covered;

– Review test cases, scenarios and test scripts prepared by other Contractors;

– Review the TSRs and test evidence of type of testing performed by other Contractors;

– Propose improvements in order to comply with the CT test campaign needs;

– Monitor the testing phases and the defect tracking;

– Follow the review cycle of the deliverables.


• Follow-up other contractor testing activities related with PSAT, MS or other UAT testing:

– Gather all the test results along with test evidence for the PSAT, MS or other UAT testing (to be done by the Contracting Authority and User Entities like MS) as well as other ad-hoc free-testing activities, perform an analysis of the test results and update the Contracting Authority on the effectiveness of the testing performed;

– Participation on technical review meetings;

– Escalate issues;

– Follow the plan and observe the campaign processes and execution as planned by CA;

– Improve Contractors’ products quality;

– Identify dependencies with other Contractors and systems.


2 / Contribute to lessons learned and respective proposed improvements action list


• Propose Improvements on the test management process including test tools

– Introduce necessary improvements and corrective actions on the existent and target processes;

– Advise on optimizations;

– Continuous improvement of the service quality;

– Contribute to the lessons learned.


• Test Management activities:

– Report test progress and risk towards responsible Manager of the organization;

– Ensuring readiness of the Test environments;

– Ensure test process compliance and release readiness in collaboration with other supporting stakeholders;

– Contribute to efforts to integrate project tickets and deliverables into CSI catalogue test tools;

– Organizing/Participate meetings with other Test Managers, MS and EU Agencies;

– Collaborate and interact with the Contractors of other Lots and MS in order to ensure that testing activities are performed efficiently;

– Coordinate Member States for the ongoing and upcoming Test Campaigns;

– Monitor the ticketing tool and interact with other teams;

– Coordination and monitor the support/test engineer(s) assigned to the team;

– Supervision and documentation of tests and tests results;

– Support the CA in performing the different testing activities.

Requirements

Knowledge and skills :


• IT testing expert. Excellent knowledge of the testing lifecycle and the landscape of the tools to automate the test cases to perform;

• Excellent knowledge of testing standards and methodologies;

• Good project and contract management knowledge;

• Hands-on experience using project management tools and methodologies as specified by the Contracting Authority;

• Ability to chair meetings and give presentations;

• Ability to apply high quality standards to all tasks;

• Knowledge of software development and testing methodologies;

• Comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels;

• Capacity in writing documents in English;

• Good communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical team and a good team player;

• Experience and willingness of working in an international/multicultural environment.


Experience :


• Extensive experience in managing large-scale software, hardware and infrastructure testing projects;

• Knowledge of test design and test management techniques;

• Experience in software testing towards function and non-functional requirements;

• Practice with automated testing in a large-scale software environment;

• Relevant experience in using Test Management tools;

• ISTQB certification is a plus.


Offer

What we offer:

• A permanent employee contract / Freelance.
• Real career possibilities in a fascinating IT sector, a constantly growing dynamic company and a well-established international track record.
• A strong learning and development program.
• A challenging environment, where collaborative working, and continuous self-improvement is the key to success.
• A good work-life balance.
• A competitive salary package (including meal vouchers, hospital insurance, etc.) and an open-ended contract.

Application

Please send your CV or contact:

E-mail: [email protected]
https://www.linkedin.com/in/audrey-hespel-it/
Audrey Hespel

Our values

We do not only have a set of value that guide our daily choices, but they are really embedded in our DNA. We call it WESTPOLE MENTALITY. Our culture respects individuality and growth for each employee, and if you join our family you will be in contact every day with our values, which represent the way we face our daily challenges.