Test Lead

Location: Lagos, Lagos
Date Posted: 09-07-2017
Job Description
  • Form a working relationship with the clients within which you have responsibility.
  • Develop Test Plans for projects within your divisions and feed those into the project plans of the customer’s larger projects.
  • Ensure suitable resources are scheduled to the testing projects to allow the testing of those projects to occur within the required time-frames.
  • Work from Functional Specifications to ensure appropriate Test Scripts are prepared which cover the testing requirements of a project, and which will test the software to agreed guidelines.
  • Manage testing resources to ensure accurate and precise execution of the Test Scripts and ensure documentary evidence is produced and recorded in the agreed format.
  • Verify defects are effectively recorded, communicated and understood
  • Ensure appropriate test environments are established and maintained.
  • Develop a network of internal and external contacts to improve technical knowledge and improve communication channels.
  • Produce appropriate documentation for reporting the progress of all software testing in a clear and concise format.
  • Communicate effectively with the Test Managers, identifying and escalating issues in a timely manner, ensuring full details are obtained.
  • Spend some of your time acting as a Software Tester, writing Test Scripts and executing those Test Scripts, either under your own direction or that of another Test Team Lead.
  • Coordinate defect triage meetings for all test phases
  • Mentor and provide guidance to testers
  • Analyze and ensure test results and changes/defect are reflected in the test case and test cases are updated appropriately based on resolution
  • Identify and recommend process improvements as necessary
  • Perform additional duties as assigned
      Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related areas
  • 4 - 6 years of test related experience including 2 years in a test leadership role.
  • Capable of overseeing and coordinating a group of testers (and other project participants when working within the capacity of a Test Project Manager) on any given project. Will have accountability for multiple projects or a single large project.
  • Possess the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level certification or similar certification
Skills and Abilities
  • Builds relationships and fosters teamwork:  Achieves mutual objectives by informing and involving others in solving problems and implementing changes.
  • Has ability to quickly master knowledge of ITG procedures and processes.
  • Communicates effectively.  Conveys information and ideas both orally and in writing and listens and responds appropriately to others.
  • Balances priorities.  Manages workload effectively in light of multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, prioritize and balance sometimes heavy workloads
  • Having unquestionable integrity, result driven and detail oriented
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