Test Manager

itContracting are currently seeking applicants for a Test Manager. This is a contract position located with our public sector client in Dublin City Centre.

Responsible for the end-to-end testing of systems under development and ongoing maintenance of the quality assurance processes to reduce development defects and maintain quality standards;

Advise on the application of appropriate quality and/or environmental management techniques.

Responsible for the creation of test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications (such as reliability, efficiency, usability, maintainability and portability).

Create traceability records from test cases back to requirements.

Manage/produce test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.

Specify requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.

Interpret, execute and document complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards.

Record and analyse actions and results and maintains a defect register.

Review test results and modify test, if necessary.

Provide reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project.

Report on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.

Provide specialist advice to support others internally and externally.

Must have previous experience in:

Working on similar projects in relation to fund administration, investment management, and knowledge of the end-to-end investment cycle.

Drafting & executing test plans, test scripts, test cases and expected results analysis.

3rd party software implementation projects ideally within the funds industry.

Data Migration Testing.

Coordinating, training and supporting users in UAT.

Working with business users and coordinating the business testers.

Progress reporting to agreed targets and providing project updates.

Using JIRA for testing to include management of bugs, and issues.

Attention to detail.

Strong report writing skills.

Ability to work in teams.


Minimum of 2 years Software Application Testing experience at Manager level ideally in UAT within the banking/financial services industry with strong understanding of the Agile and Waterfall SDLCs process lifecycle.

Must be able to provide services from June 1st

ISTQB Certification or equivalent industry standard testing certification.

Primary and/or master’s degree preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, or a related discipline.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Ireland or currently hold a Stamp 1G/4 Visa to apply.
For more information, please apply here or contact Alison Gleeson (alison.gleeson@itcontracting.ie) in itContracting directly.
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Ref: ITC4290
Dublin, Dublin, IE