Senior Test Manager

US
Job ID
2017-1119
Category
Test
Department
Professional Services

Overview

The David Kenneth Group is seeking to add a qualified Senior Test Manager to its team of experienced data center migration professionals.  This position's primary responsibility is to identify test cases, execute and validate new infrastructure prior to migration and to validate application functionality following migration to a new facility. Where a client does not have test cases, the Senior Test Manager will write test cases to be used during the migration project, and participate in cutovers as necessary to track and report on test execution status.

 

The ideal candidate must be a proactive team player with a dynamic personality comfortable working in highly available, fast-paced, client-facing environments. Our work culture mandates an entrepreneurial mindset and a self-starter attitude.  David-Kenneth Group hires individuals that embrace critical questioning, innovation, service and continuous improvement of themselves and those around them.

 

This position will provide unique challenges as well as an opportunity to work with an industry leader whose services are in high demand. If you meet these qualifications, exude passion, and enjoy the challenges of deploying highly technical and innovative projects at a massive scale, then this is the job is for you!

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a standardized test practice for the company which will include its processes, tools, templates, and industry best practices.
  • Project Manage Testers by participating in the coordination, interviewing, mentoring, training, and review of new and existing staff.
  • Responsible for quality assurance and engineering as needed throughout the organization.
  • Oversee implementation and product auditing prior to delivery.
  • Lead a testing team to execute test cases, improve product quality by implementing structured testing processes and tools.
  • Run test scenarios and in depth analysis leveraging industrial strength testing processes, systems, and tools.  
  • Works with business stakeholders to develop detailed test strategies: ensures that all steps are written into test case documents, plans every step, lists out the key objectives, approach and timeline for testing.
  • Runs reporting on testing progress according to project timelines and obtains sign-off on the testing phase.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Professional Services.

Qualifications

Experience Requirements:

  • 10 – 15 years' experience identifying, writing, and executing test cases
  • 10 – 15 years’ experience in test case automation and data management.
  • Experience leading a testing team to the execution phase as well as managing the test environment and location sites.
  • Experience writing test cases for large infrastructure projects
  • Experience using test tools, such as Quality Center
  • Possess project management, deep analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to track defects and verify resolution with different levels of urgency 
  • Able to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities as assigned
  • Experience complying reports on test case execution results and metrics
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to advise clients on best practices in testing methodology
  • Strong client orientation
  • Shows initiative and acts promptly
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a master's degree is preferred.
  • Data Center Migration Experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Quality Assurance and software management
  • Experience in testing V2V migrations
  • Past telecommute experience
  • Past consulting experience

Additional Information:

  • Full Time w/benefits
  • US Citizen (Unable to sponsor H1B Visa's at this time)
  • Travel 25% (Approximately 1wk/month average)
  • Telecommute (Work-From Home)

Corporate Summary  

David-Kenneth Group is a privately held company whose main offices are in Annapolis, Maryland. Our core competency and singular focus is data center migration and disaster recovery. The company is a certified veteran-owned business and has more than 40-years of experience increasing market share and revenue for clients.  All of our people, processes and methodology are purposed to help achieve the very attractive business benefits associated with data center migrations.  What is typically a once in a lifetime project for most organizations is what we do all day, every day. 

Please visit our website at www.davidkennethgroup.com for additional information. 

What we do!

Our typical engagements are relocations, mergers, consolidations, and modernizations lasting anywhere from 6 to 18 months. Our clients usually operate between 300 and 2000+ virtual servers providing mission-critical IT services in the health care, financial services, media, retail, utilities and national defense industries. Our data center migration services include data center migration strategy workshops, relocations, colocations, consolidations, transitions (transformation), and disaster recovery. We help organizations determine the strategy that best meets their evolving technical requirements and business goals. A data center migration strategy can include infrastructure optimization, colo and outsourcing selection, or application modernization services; our experts will guide clients through the process without interruption to services. 

Our Benefits & Our Culture

The David Kenneth Group is committed to providing our employees with a competitive benefits package that complements our core values and demonstrates our people-first commitment.  We offer a competitive salary; paid time off; FLEX- Time, paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K; profit sharing program; and additional benefits such as employee development, education assistance, and employee referral bonuses. The hiring and retention of employees is critical to our success so we are continually striving to enhance our attraction as a great place to work!

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