Quality Assurance Manager

Milano, Lombardia
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Data di pubblicazione:04 Dec, 2019

Role Profile:

Role is a Quality Assurance Manager responsible for Testing and Release Management activities in BSS domain.

Selected candidate will coordinate a team of testers focused on test design, test build (by both traditional test cases and test automation) and test execution, providing E2E control over the activities of the team, leveraging an expertise of at least 5 years in managing test teams in similar context.

QA team will be accountable and responsible to validate content of Product Increments to be released in Production environment and signoff other preliminary QA gates, so functional knowledge of the telco industry on different areas (CRM, Billing, Retail, Online, Business Intelligence, Provisioning) and solid technical background will be required to enable QA Manager to enter design contents at early stage, and deeply understand expected behavior of the capabilities in order to design tests properly, and challenge designers on potential gaps.  

During test execution phase, QA Manager will be also requested to:

  • Have content-relevant discussions with designers and developers of involved suppliers (fluent English is must-have requirement, Hindi will be considered a plus) about blocking defects, being able to involve correct stakeholders to accelerate resolution
  • Clearly report progress against plan, being able to detect in advance risks, clearly describe issues, proactively propose mitigation actions and recovery plans, evaluate external dependencies
  • Tailor detail of communication according to different involved stakeholders, being able to manage effectively relation with Senior management     
  • Demonstrate leadership to drive through difficult delivery situations and manage team resources under stress, finding right personal life/work balance for him/herself and for the team

Candidate is requested to have an innovation-led mindset, pushing adoption of latest testing best practices and tools that help the team to embrace the change of new ways of working and contribute effectively to improve team productivity.

Key technical requirements are solid knowledge, with proven experience, on:

    • Test management processes and tools (Prometheus, Grafana, Jira, Confluence, HP ALM, BMC Remedy)
    • Test automation best practices and tools (Newman, Jmeter, Junit, IBM AppScan)
    • DevOps processes and tools (Jenkins, Bitbucket, Nexus Artifact repository, Maven, Gradle, SonarQube, Fortify, BlackDuck)
Availability to travel is also mandatory.