Software Test Manager

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We are proud to be working with one of Europe's most respected IT consultancies who are leading business service suppliers to the financial sector. They now have a contract opportuntity available for a Software Test Manager to join them in the beautiful city of Vienna.

Posted On: Friday, 4th November 2022
Location: Austria
Pay Rate: Attractive and negotiable
Duration: March - December 2023
Travel: Onsite

Job Description:

Our client are one of the world's most respected consultancies who now have a fantastic opportunity for a Software Test Manager to join them in the beautiful city of Vienna
Your daily tasks will be to:
Provide the definition of a program-wide test management plan aligned with stream-lead and program management for all aspects of testing 
  •   test objectives,
  •   test objects,
  •   success criteria (entry/exit criteria),
  •   defect management,
  •   test data management,
  •   test environment management,
  •   risk handling, and
  •   test reporting which can be applied in every release

As well as: 

  • Define release-dependent test management plans for the affected applications aligned with stream-lead
  • Manage all test functions in support of both, software development and engineering deployments
  • Work directly with software development team and engineering teams in developing test approaches, test cases and acts as team-member
  • Identify test-cases and testing effort already done for other applications and not necessary to be done again.
  • Optimize testing effort and support calculation of consequential risks
  • Ensure that all defined requirements are met as defined in solution description resp. use cases/user stories
  • Responsible to develop test plans, test approaches and test cases as well as review of requirements and optimization of other testing activities, including test automation if applicable
  • Manage defects, test environments and the appropriate test data as well as the risk assessment for the tested components.
  • Provide clear communication and co-operation to key stakeholders (stream-leads, delivery manager, business manager) whenever necessary
Ideally you have the following skills and experience: 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in software testing and ISTQB certificate (Minimum: foundation level)
  • Agile testing methods are beneficial, but classic testing methods are also in demand
  • Experience with test management, test planning, test reporting in an agile/non-agile setup

You have good knowledge of the following technology areas:

  • API-testing, web-application testing, regression testing, test optimization and risk management
  • Banking Know-how is an asset
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Preferably experience in requirement engineering methodologies

Personal skills: 

  • You are highly reliable, you are assertive, goal oriented and focused on results
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You are commitment yet flexible 
  • You are fluent in English
Reasons to apply:
  • Our client are offering a contact extension at the end of the initial contract
  • Our client believe that their employees thrive much better through having greater working autonomy, they have worked hard to build a safe, shared learning environment that encourages the sharing of ideas that can be put into practice.

Preferred Skills: