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Test & Quality Manager - London

Type: Permanent Full-Time
Salary: £70,000 to £80,000 pa
Benefits: DoA
Job Ref: LC2493
Are you an experienced Test & Quality Manager looking to get your teeth stuck into a new role? My client, a well-known global media company, are currently recruiting a Test & Quality Manager to join their team based in Central London. As the Test & Quality Manager, you will report to the Head of Engineering and will be responsible for ensuring that technology products are of high quality, fit for purpose, and able to support the business and technology operations. You are responsible for overseeing, managing, and maintaining our Quality Assurance and Software Test policies and procedures across product, design, and technology in Web, Editorial, Advertising, Subscriptions and Mobile areas. Working in alignment with the product teams, engineering and architecture departments you will be responsible for defining the approach and finding quality solutions to accommodate various delivery methods, from traditional to advanced agile/scrum.
Role and Responsibilities
As the Test & Quality Manager, your responsibilities will also include:

• Adopt a 'portfolio' view to provide assurance over the appropriateness & effectiveness of the control environment through continual surveillance, Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and QA/QC reviews
• Oversee automation policies and procedures for the E2E automation and automation regression
• Coach permanent resources on QA methods and techniques and maintain “QA practice” in the Technology Department
• Manage vendor’s QPR and maintain suitable KPIs
• Line manage Test Engineers and QA analysts
• Maintain software testing and quality assurance policies, processes, and procedures and manage a team of permanent, contractors, and vendor resources
• Maintain close engagement with development teams to ensure both exploratory and automated testing is optimised in the Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes
• Maintain and improve regulatory quality assurance practices
• Ensure that best-practices and process are applied across company products and work streams
• Work closely with the development managers and product managers to define the automated testing components that will be used to validate requirements against developed software

Skill Set
Required Skills and Experience for the Test & Quality Manager:

• Knowledge of test tools and frameworks such as Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium Web driver, Sauce Labs and Appium for Mobile
• Strong knowledge on Internet technologies like HTTP, HTML, XML, JavaScript
• In-depth understanding of automated frameworks in an Agile environments and policies around those
• Experience in establishing the development, planning and execution of automated performance, stress, fault-tolerance, and longevity tests
• Understanding of Non-Functional requirements and quality assurance required for those.
• Strong Agile development methodology experience and knowledge of quality assurance in Agile environment
• Experience of delivering a Test Automaton Strategy within a Continuous Delivery release approach
• Experience in testing and delivering large scalable enterprise systems
• Experience in management and maintenance of Test and Quality Assurance policies
• Strong QA metrics and measurements experience
• Defines frameworks, methodologies, ideas

Apply below or to find out more information about the Test & Quality Manager job, contact Louis Collins on louis.collins@opiliorecruitment.co.uk or call 020 7183 7145 quoting the reference LC2493.

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Louis Collins

Louis Collins

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Louis specialises in: Desktop Migration, Data Analysts, Infrastructure, Technical Support, Test Engineers, Technical Sales & Account Management

E: louis.collins@opiliorecruitment.co.uk
T: 020 7183 7145

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