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Testing Director - Manual to Automation Transformation

Location:Cape Town
Company:Recruit Digital


Lead and coordinate the end to end testing and user acceptance testing of solutions developed by the GIS team, ensuring that the required quality standards are met.

  • Develop, maintain and execute a testing strategy for solution end to end and user acceptance testing.
  • Set and continually manage testing expectations with project managers, scrum masters, testing teams and other stakeholders.
  • Support multiple agile and waterfall delivery teams with test planning and test execution.
  • Provide strategic guidance on the creation and on-going development of an automated testing framework for system, regression and user acceptance testing and manage and control the successful implementation thereof.
  • Establish and execute a standardised testing management and defect fix tracking solution.
  • Organize and lead initiatives to improve test processes and extend the use of testing tools/frameworks.
  • Co-ordinate the use and maintenance of test environments ensuring best practices for data quality and consistency.
  • Clearly identify testing stakeholders and keep them updated and engaged on an ongoing basis.
  • Co-ordinate the user acceptance testing by multiple regional stakeholder teams.
  • Analyse programme testing deliverables and where required, ensure that corrective action is taken.
  • Resolve programme testing issues.
  • Prepare executive testing status reports for business stakeholders.
  • Drive continuous improvement of best practices and tools for testing execution and management.
  • Excellent understanding of the organisation's goals and objectives.
  • Extensive testing experience with the organisation's Tier One software applications.
  • Thorough knowledge of structured test methods and delivery processes (including waterfall and agile methodologies).
  • A proven track record of system testing including an understanding of testing techniques and methods.
  • Detailed knowledge of both manual and automated testing approaches.

Posted on 06 Sep 11:50

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