Quality Assurance Project Manager/Test Manager

  • Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Type: Fixed Term/Contract
  • Job #3589
Quality Assurance Project Manager/Test Manager (12 Month Contract)
Location: New Westminster, BC/ Remote
Staffing Placement Opportunity

Key roles and responsibilities for this position include but not limited to:

  • Develop a test plan and subsequently execute and monitor the plan. 
  • Direct the activities of internal and external (contracted) resources as required by the project.
  • Report to the project governance structure to drive consensus on project issues and achieve desired outcomes as required 
  • Prepare and communicate detailed monthly and ad hoc reports to stakeholders including status reports and updates to the Project Manager and, when required, the Project Steering Committee (PSC). 
  • Scope Management: utilize the project governance structure to establish and maintain clear project boundaries and agreement on project scope. 
  • Schedule Management: establish and monitor project schedule ensuring adherence to key milestones.
  • Risk Management: identify and monitor risks and propose mitigation strategies as appropriate.
  •  Resolve high impact risks and issues across inter-related projects. 
  • Team Leadership: manage a diverse team of QA analysts and subject matter experts from the business. Well-developed interpersonal skills and business acumen will be critical. 
  • Strong adherence to the BTS Software Quality Assurance methodology, guidelines and best practices.
  • Strong adherence to the client’s BTS Project Management Methodology (Atlas) including the creation of various project documents and other artefacts, as well as those created by project team members.
Experience, Knowledge & Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technical Diploma in an applicable area such as Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 4 years of full cycle technology QA experience, during system build, system testing, commissioning, and cutover. Solid understanding of project management techniques, methodologies, and best practices. 
  •  Experience working within an Agile methodology 
  • Senior level experience with and understanding of Software Quality Assurance (QA) testing methodologies and best practices. 
  • Senior level experience with developing QA testing strategies and test plans to support the same. 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is a plus but not a mandatory requirement. 
  • Ability to work within corporate PMO guidelines. 
  • Strong leadership, management, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with highly developed communications skills, both verbal and written, are a must. 
  • Demonstrated senior level experience managing the testing effort for a large, complex COTS application implementation (test plan & strategies, test logs, test cases, and defect prioritization/tracking). 
  • Experience leading an interdisciplinary team of technical and business resources effectively. 
  • Experience working in a multi-tasking environment and coordinating with remote project team(s) and members. 
  • Proven ability to manage/coordinate activities and resources in conjunction with other interrelated program projects.
  • Proven ability to “protect the project” by proactively identifying and managing change, risks, and issues. 
  • Experience in managing external vendors.
  •  Management experience in automated testing and/or automation framework will be considered an asset. Experience with Test Automations tools such as Selenium or similar. 
  • Experience with data quality and CI/CD pipeline will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent proficiency with MS Office toolsets (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project). 
  •  Experience with SharePoint, Azure Dev Ops

 

Note; This job opportunity is with a Microserve client. 
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