QA Manager - Northern Ireland

Test & QA
Ref: 39 Date Posted: Sunday 10 Jan 2021
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Cloud Solutions)-New role

Our client provide innovative cloud solutions to a range of international customers.    They now have a key appointment for a QA Manager.  This role will focus on Automation, process and building a team of QA professionals.

Working with the Development Manager, you will be responsible for overall QA strategy, its implementation on leading edge development projects that constantly push the limit of the possible, and ensure that day to day processes continually improve with faster, more frequent, higher quality releases.

You will be responsible for all quality assurance activities surrounding some cutting edge software products and business systems.


On offer are:


  • Competitive Salary
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Company contributed pension
  • Opportunity for regular flexible working
  • Unlimited holiday allowance and your birthday off
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Work within a collaborative team to accelerate your learning
  • Quarterly company meetings, and a summer ‘kick-off’ annual event
  • Opportunity to attain industry recognised training and certification
  • Opportunity to work for a fast growing tech business with ambitious year on year growth trajectory 



The Role:


  • Review and develop test approach to plan, introduce and shift left quality-enhancing practices and processes.
  • Manage all day to day testing activities, ensuring resourcing is aligned with project activities, and adequate review of test plans, analyses and activities occurs involving product specialists, developers and quality engineers.
  • Implement and improve processes to manage continuous quality assessment of products, manage defects (including customer-originated issues coming via our support teams) and drive remediation activities.
  • Manage and grow the library of tests, providing traceability to requirements and code components to be able to ensure that adequate testing is done in response to all changes to our products and address risks.
  • Evaluate and implement tooling to support quality processes
  • Mentor and coach members of the quality assurance team in improving their practices.



Key Skills:

  • Extensive experience of testing bespoke software products and IT systems. Experience of managing teams of quality engineers.
  • Extensive quality assurance experience, testing complex web based and desktop internally-developed software products and business systems comprising a mix of internally developed and third party systems.
  • Experience of developing an organisational quality assurance strategy along with project plans and resource, budget and time necessary to implement improvements to the strategy over medium and long term.
  • Experience of developing comprehensive test plans for agile teams working on continuous delivery of small and medium sized feature developments and product improvements, together with more sophisticated plans to support larger development projects with specific requirements needing novel practices.



Desirable Skills:


  • Experience testing SaaS products built on Google Cloud Platform and / or Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of cloud productivity solutions such as Office 365 and Google G-Suite and testing systems integrated with their administration.



This is an opportunity to work in an exciting space and in an organisation where your role will constantly learn and be given autonomy.

For further information or to request a copy of the job description please contact Stephen Ingram on 028 90997720. Alternatively e-mail your cv and any query to