Program Test Manager

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Posted: 11/05/2018 Employment Type: contract Industry: TEST ENGINEER Job Number: 17329
Program Test Manager
Research Triangle Park, NC

The Program Test Manager role is a dedicated resource tasked with the overall responsibility of the successful execution of testing within the program to achieve a high degree of quality to reduce risks & issues and increase customer satisfaction.

Essential Functions
  • Negotiating the ongoing purpose and deliverables of the test effort including development and maintenance of the Program and individual Solution test strategies
  • Ensuring the appropriate planning and management of the test resources including test plans / requirement traceability matrix (RTM), test cases, environments, data, personnel, etc.
  • Coordinating and managing the testing execution and defect resolution across the integrated systems and teams required for solutions delivered within the program, including end-to-end business process testing across all involved systems.
  • Assessing the progress and effectiveness of the testing efforts, and reporting to all relevant parties, also acting as an escalation instance in case a root cause analysis across multiple systems is unclear, involvement of architects if root cause is a design issue which can not be solved by testers and developers
Requirements, Skills and Experience
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the software engineering process
  • Experience in a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools
  • Experience managing testing efforts across multiple technical teams 
  • People skills, especially diplomacy and advocacy skills
  • Planning and management skills
  • Knowledge of the domain, system or application-under-test (desirable)
  • Experience programming or managing programming teams (desirable)

Program Test Manager - 17329
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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