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Job ID:  74857
Country:  Spain
City:  Madrid
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Madrid, M, ES, 12600


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Position purpose:


The purpose of this Global Test Lead position is to interact with the suitable Business and IT stakeholders to set quality expectations, articulate them as product log items (test log), and then manage and coordinate the outsourced SDC test team to fulfill them, particularly via the preparation and execution of Regression Test (RT). Ultimate objective is to ensure that there is no impact on current functionalities due to release & projects changes.


What will you do – responsibilities:


  • Prepare and execute great testing for the New JTI SAP solution to find defects before the go-live, build trust on new releases, and inject quality in it.
  • Revisit frequently test strategy, test approaches, test tools, etc., to make sure the SDC test team is aligned to the industry best practices.
  • Contribute to reduce the number of failures encountered post Go-Live in the production landscape.
  • Discuss and set proper expectations around testing with all stakeholders, such as Key Users, Markets, Global Business Services (GBS), other IT teams, etc., via fluent relationships.
  • Lead, coordinate and manage the outsourced testers team.
  • Participate in vendor testing partner management: services definition, contract negotiation, tracking & oversight, control, etc.
  • Manage the fundamental test process: test planning and control, test estimations techniques, test analysis and design, test implementation and execution, evaluating exit criteria and reporting.
  • Risks Management and countermeasures identification.
  • Collaborate to define and keep up to date the IT project management methodology on the testing front.
  • Be a testing subject matter expert for the IT organization and so a person to go for expert testing advice and assistance.


Who are we looking for – requirements:


  • Master Degree or equivalent in engineering or technical science.
  • ISTQB certifications: foundation; test manager (nice to have)
  • 8+ years in multi-national environment with exposure to systems implementation and maintenance.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Software Testing.
  • 3+ years’ experience in SAP.
  • 2+ year experience leading a Testing Team.
  • 2+ years’ experience in an international environment, distributed IT teams, working with and coordinating third party off-shore teams.
  • Testing and SAP tools: Testing Process, ALM Quality Center, Solution Manager, etc.
  • SAP good cross overall functional knowledge.
  • Good knowledge and hands in experience of the test industry state-of-the-art: automation, trends, etc.
  • Knowledge of Business processes in the Consumer goods sector.
  • Office expert end user, particularly Excel spreadsheet.
  • Strong orientation to customers’ needs.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.



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