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Tester - June 2019

Birmingham, United Kingdom
For one of our clients in Birmingham we're looking for a freelance (contract) Tester:

Project overview:
The client is completing the technical separation of it’s On Premise SharePoint platform, following it’s split from a major energy provider. This requires new infrastructure, moving of content, reintegration of interfaces, with nominal impact to the wider  business. There will be no change to the functionality and underlying software versions.


  • Define and manage a test plan and test approach
  • Develop and document use cases, create and execute test scripts
  • Coordinate and undertake testing to confirm the new platform is fit for purpose, prior to wider business testing (UAT)
  • Set up and manage a test issues log (IT and User Acceptance Tests)
  • Liaise with Project Manager, Technical Support and UAT testers to analyse test issues, review / test proposed solutions and prioritise issues.
  • Planning, deploying and managing testing effort at each stage
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing
  • Arrange and lead regular test reviews
  • Test reporting and evaluation
  • Manage approvals of test stage exits and overall acceptance of testing
  • Based at UK Office, with some travel to Dusseldorf, Germany (covered by client)
  • Coordinate activities of additional IT test resource, if required / available
  • Assurance of the product quality
Required skills:
  • Test management
  • Previous experience of test management / testing
  • Previous experience and good understanding of test lifecycle / test phases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (English)
  • Experience of tracking and analysing test issues
  • Test lead for UAT
  • Self-organising and time focused delivery
  • Strong stakeholder and expectations management
  • Experience of testing Microsoft SharePoint technologies
  • Broad technical knowledge  
  • Test management tools and techniques
  • Good understanding of project lifecycle
  • Able to work in virtual teams
  • Risk analysis
  • ISTQB or BCS Software Testing / Test Management Certification
  • Business fluent English language skills
  • Experience of working in Energy and Utilities Sector
  • Experience of testing SharePoint and integrated Archiving Solutions (Opentext AGA Archiving, Brava), Scanning Solutions (Kofax)
Start: ASAP
Location: Birmingham
Duration: 4-6+ months
Project language: English
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