Test Manager - FTCat Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Wellington - Wairarapa, NZ
3h ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

We are looking for a self-motivated, experienced Test Manager to take a lead role in Fire and Emergency's Test and Assurance Practice on several exciting projects.

You will be responsible for the following :

  • Reviewing Business Requirements and solution architecture, provide test estimates
  • Providing guidance / recommendation on testing tools
  • Providing guidance on ISQTB test methodologies
  • Creating a test plan that covers the scope, entry and exit criteria, schedule, approach for testing, test resource requirements, test environments, risks, assumptions, dependencies and constraints
  • Reviews the test cases produced by the test team and ensures a Requirements Traceability Matrix is completed and delivered as part of Test Exit Report
  • Progress reporting - includes rate of execution per day, defects summary and status, risks, issues
  • Captures test metrics and provide analysis
  • Leading the defect triage meetings with the vendors
  • Coordinating the test team on a day to day basis to deliver the testing components of the project
  • Mentors the test team
  • Facilitates and schedules testing with the business and the business solutions stakeholders
  • Manage the User Acceptance or Business Acceptance Testing and track it to completion
  • Liaising with other project team members, other testing team members, suppliers, vendors and others in the organisation as required
  • Monitoring and reporting to the Test and Assurance Practice Manager on progress against the testing schedule, proactively highlighting risks and issues
  • Maintain the estimates vs. actuals effort tracking for the test team
  • Preparation of Test Exit Reports, other reports and documentation as required
  • We will provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge and expertise within a challenging and supportive environment and an organisation dedicated to helping our communities

    About you. You will have the following experience and attributes :

  • Sound experience in the Software Test Lifecycle and Systems Integration Testing, Regression Testing, Functionality Testing, Web Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Business Acceptance Testing, Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT)
  • ISTQB Foundations certified
  • Extensive testing experience
  • Significant experience leading and or managing test resources
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Coordination of a team of testers to deliver the testing component of a complex software development project involving a third-party supplier
  • Experience in developing and implementing test plans, and in the preparation and execution of Test Plan and Test Cases etc
  • Test Estimation
  • Knowledge and experience in the technical aspects of the use of backend testing tools for validating results
  • Gathering and managing test data
  • Strong analytical thinking and good problem-solving skills
  • Strong risks and issue-management skills
  • A proactive team player
  • Provide resolution paths to issues regarding testing
  • You may also have automation experience and an understanding of Jira and DevOps
  • For further information please email

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