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Royal Mail - AMS

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Test Lead

Posted by Royal Mail - AMS on 11.01.2013
Job ID: 360602
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Job Category: I.T. & Communications
Salary: Annual
Job Views: 2735
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Employment Type: Permanent
Posted: 11.01.2013

Job Description

Royal Mail Group is changing fast and you could be at the heart of that change. Our growing team of technology specialists is helping to build a new future for the business. The ambitions are considerable.

We're investing in technology to help our 159,000 people work more smartly. At the same time, we're developing innovative new products and services that will help secure our future.

As a Test Lead your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Strong track record within testing and quality assurance
  • Excellent knowledge of testing methodologies, industry standards, and tools. Formal certification (eg ISEB) would be advantageous
  • Core project management skills: planning, issue & risk management, reporting, co-ordination of resources, and financial management
  • Knowledgeable in contractual acceptance and commercially aware
  • Ability to mentor and support less experienced test resources

As a Test Lead your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Define the overall test approach for end-to-end application solutions and manage the execution of the testing. Including; Unit, System Integration, User Acceptance, Pre-Production, Volume, Regression, Penetration and Operational and Functional Acceptance test
  • Define the correct and appropriate utilisation of testing tools for each project or Programme
  • Liaise with technical architects and technical leads for required technical support during the planning, execution and evaluation of the testing
  • Understand the high level E2E business and technical requirements and intended implementation.
  • Work with different internal technical groups and vendors to ensure sufficient test coverage and quality.
  • Act as single point of contact for the quality of the solution at any given stage
  • Coordinate and arrange necessary test resources and infrastructure for testing
  • Ensure projects and programme testing is conducted in line with the in house methodology

So if you're a talented technology professional who thrives on challenge, we invite you to apply to us

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