Pensions Defect Manager (Test, DC, Workflows)

Job Title: Pensions Defect Manager (Test, DC, Workflows)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Surrey
Salary: Market Day Rate through limited company
Start Date: June/July 2017
Reference: JD/C/16817
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 01, 2017 10:30

Job Description

Defect Manager with previous Pensions experience (DC Processing and Workflows) required for 6 month contract in Surrey.

The Defect Manager will be required to work with both internal and external/client facing teams, being the point of contact for all Defect status related queries within the Project. The Defect Manager will be required to learn, support and maintain all aspects of the Defect Management process and offer guidance to the software development and operational teams as and when required.

Experience required:

Previous experience in Pensions essential, especially around DC Processing and Workflows
Develop, deliver and coordinate the Defect Management Process across the Project, owning the relationship with the Client.
Determine and enforce the JIRA Workflow for Defect Management.
Transfer defects automatically via one Jira instance to another. 
Hold Defect/Triage meetings, both internally and with the Client.
Experience in leading testing teams across multiple Development methodologies (V-Model, Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
Good working knowledge of Testing methodologies
Full understanding of test planning, test scheduling, tracking and reporting
Experience in a number of industry recognized test analysis techniques, using ISEB/ISQTB and IEEE 29119 standards and practices
Experience in use of defect management tool such as Jira, HP ALM
ISTQB Advanced Test Manager certification or equivalent experience

There may be extended stay in Hong Kong towards latter end of the year. This could be up to 30 days (1 trip for 30 days, or 2 trips for 2 weeks each).

Full Background Checks are required and need to be completed before candidates’ start date.

We are only accepting Limited Company Contractors, i.e. PAYE and Umbrella Company Contractors will not be considered.

Please apply by Monday 5th June to be considered. GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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