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Head of Software Testing

MCS Group is working with one of the most exciting entrants to the Belfast market in years.

With a successful London office in place since the 1990s, our client has been a primary innovator in the production of web and mobile payment solutions and have consistently led the field in terms of a number of industry “firsts”. The new head of software testing will be based with the Belfast team, but will hold responsibility for around 25 QAs across both sites to take the lead in all aspects of the companies approach to quality for the full SOA payment platform.
 
Within this role you will analyse, develop and deliver processes and practices to ensure that our client’s software is developed to functional and performance requirements. You will also manage the QA tools, processes and governance to the delivery channels as well as coordinating with technical team leads, project managers, product managers, stakeholders in the business and build and release management to improve QA delivery at all stages of their test driven, Agile development process.
 
Responsibilities

  • Lead the QA function across the company
  • Lead the testing of new and existing software requirements and components
  • The role is a mixture of leading the QA function and hands on testing
  • Gather test requirements and create detailed test plans
  • Design, implement and review test scenarios and cases
  • Design formal test specifications and test scripts through the project analysis and development specifications

Experience

  • Test Programme Management or Head of QA in another company
  • Finance and/or web background
  • Experience of delivering and implementing company and client test strategies
  • Experienced in Scrum/Agile/V Model/Waterfall testing methodologies
  • Experience of managing teams in different locations
  • Strong Integration and end to end testing experience
  • Strong delivery background
  • Client facing and stakeholder management skills
  • Testing tools such as HP ALM/QC, MTM, JIRA
  • Significant, relevant commercial experience
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact David Houghton, Specialist IT Recruitment Consultant at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

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