Test Director

ID: 636560
Type: Contract
Location: Detroit, MI
Contact Email: bneef@judge.com
Salary: Open
Our client is currently seeking a Test Director

The Test Director will be expected to work closely with both their team, client team and the management team.

This job will have the following responsibilities:
  • Leading the entire testing process while overseeing multiple onshore test teams and coordinating with offshore test teams. 
  • Day to day management of Testing Team, including assignments, performance and staff development while ensuring high quality deliverables and meeting delivery milestones.
  • Leverage knowledge of Testing SDLC to support project plans and drive target milestones 
  • Resource management including forecasting for future demand/reductions, adequate test coverage and cost effective staffing 
  • Cost management including budget forecasts, actuals and reconciliation, tracking cost savings and tracking automated testing results 
  • Metric-based approach to analyze, report and improve overall testing performance 
  • Provide regular updates and status reports to management team including metric reviews, process improvements, SLA performance and Executive Dashboards 
  • Build and deliver executive level presentations that convey the business needs and targeted to the appropriate audience

Qualifications & Requirements:
  •  Must have experience managing multiple projects, Managing a team of Test Managers and Test Consultants.
  •  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a strong ability to handle multiple concurrent and changing assignments, prioritize work endeavors and allocate staff to meet on-time and on-budget targets while meeting metrics as defined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • 8+ years of experience leading teams with strong expereince in application testning 
  • 5+ years of Quality Assurance and enterprise testing experience 
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience 
  • Demonstrated experience managing and coordinating for 10+ business groups with different technology platforms 
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, organizational, and motivational skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills of both technical and business nature.
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