QA Manager

Job Category:
QA/Tester
Job Type:
Contract
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Area:
Central Dublin
Location:
Ireland
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
23/09/2021
Recruiter:
Aspira Ltd
Job Ref:
#REFCM393

Aspira are currently looking for a QA Manager to join a client of ours on an initially 12 month Daily Rate Contract with Perm being an option in the future

  • Manage and lead an onshore/offshore QA team of 30+ testers across multiple workstreams
  • Provide mentoring, including day to day support to the Test leads and the wider test team
  • Liaising with Org Management on resourcing planning, projects in the pipeline, prioritizations and addressing any queries/issues around QA
  • Work closely with the development team’s Project managers and Dev managers to ensure successful collaboration across the department 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5 years + experience as a QA manager
  • Experience in managing a large team both offshore and onshore
  • Goods hands on experience in Agile methodology
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in computer or comparable fields
  • Experience in financial software/payments application testing
  • Proven knowledge and experience managing JIRA Test and Quality product suites, experience with agile software management methodologies including scrum, SAFE, lean testing
  • Exceptional communication skills, decisive approach and strong analytical skills
  • Candidate should have strong and effective decision making skills
  • Ability to influence and build relationships and demonstrate leadership in all interactions
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, an ability to engage and create trust in others to build and foster customer and team relationships
  • Certification in Agile, ISTQB or ISEB is highly desired
  • Manage changing priorities and workloads that come through with respect to project schedule, estimates, costs, roadblocks etc.
  • Drive and progress automation within the team working closely with the Automation lead
  • Manage and oversee Recruitment for all workstreams – Job specs, interviews, contract management, purchase orders etc.
  • Participate in regular meetings with senior management to communicate accomplishments, plans, issues, as well as flagging any risks.
  • Lead the team and take up proactive measurements for successful on time delivery of projects
  • Recommend and implement new and innovative approaches for testing with strong focus on Quality and adherence to testing protocols
  • Produce metrics on performance, quality and defect slippage
  • Oversee and supply QA evidence for all Audits
  • Line Management – Give feedback into performance reviews for direct reports, 1-2-1’s, employee development, training plans etc
Contact Details:
Aspira Ltd
Tel: 021 2352550
Contact: Ciara Murphy - Aspira

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