Test Manager

Job Title: Test Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Brussels, Brussels
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 67439-ITBEL-HTK
Contact Name: Tuan Khanh Huynh
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 22, 2016 17:05

Job Description

Test Manager for integration projects in ICT

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Test Manager to improve our testing processes and organization.
You will be part of teams that are mainly building IT infrastructures (networking, security, systems, unified communication…) but also integrating customer specific software solutions.

Role and responsibilities
At first:

For the IT infrastructure and Unified Communication aspects of the solutions, you'll just have to play a supportive role next to the Project Manager
For the software aspects of the solutions (managed by software solution partners), you'll play the role of controller , and, on a few occasions, the role of Tester in charge of writing and executing test cases
For the acceptance tests of the whole solution (IT infrastructure and Unified Communication and software aspects), you'll play the role of Test Manager:
Communication and coordination with the customer and end-users
reporting on test results and on progress of resolution of issues
working with people, assigning tasks, tracking progress
communication to the project team and higher management

Then you'll increase the testing maturity of our organization:

Giving presentations about concepts of testing: test strategy, test plan, test scenario, test reporting and follow up…
Coaching and supporting the Project Manager to improve the definition of testing acceptance criteria at the start of the project or during bid phase
Coaching and supporting the internal testers (engineers, architects, project managers…) so that they can follow a systematic way of testing: high level test plan, test results documented…
Coaching and supporting people so that they can use a professional tool for the definition of their test scenarios and test results (JIRA, Quality Center…)
Giving support to the department to build a Business Case for improvements of test practices and organization


You have experience as Tester of software solutions
You have experience as Test Manager or any other leader role (Project Manager, Service Delivery Manager…). You have some experience in managing customers and end-users. You are able to lead meetings and you have authority.
You have excellent communication skills and you are customer oriented.
You collaborate with your colleagues and partners and you can quickly get the information you need from technology experts.
You are able to work without supervision.
You read, write and speak Dutch and (English or French)
Your prepare and present results to various audiences: project team, test team, higher management
You are persistent and quality-minded

Plus for the candidature (optional) :

You have experience as Tester or test coordinator of IT networks
You have experience as Tester or test coordinator of IT Systems (DNS, MS Exchange, Lync, Sharepoint…
You have a certification in testing or test management ( ISTQB, TMAP…)
You are able to read RFP's and to write some technical parts of the answer.
You have experience in Release Management
You already used tools such as: JIRA, QualityCenter…