This is a rare opportunity to join one of the world's oldest and most prestigious institutions where you can make a significant contribution to the world-changing teaching, learning and research that the University performs through your expertise in test leadership and your passion for quality.
We are seeking an experienced and highly successful Software Quality Assurance Team Leader to play a fundamental role in the delivery of a business-critical HR Transformation programme. The role-holder will be central to enabling and delivering transition between HR providers and systems. This will include moving from on-premise solutions to a cloud-centric, Software as a Service solution.
The role-holder will lead successful testing teams without having direct line- management control. Some of these teams will be external providers, some internal users, some user representatives. The person in the role will need to articulate the testing strategy, the plans, exit and entry criteria and manage the phases, needs, risks, and issues associated with testing.
An understanding of business-critical systems, interfaces, and test data requirements is essential.
Previous experience of HR Transformation programmes would be an advantage, as would experience of testing Oracle products.
This is an exciting time to join the team. The University is in the middle of its greatest expansion in its illustrious 800+ year history and your skills, knowledge and abilities will be part of the ongoing legacy of Cambridge and its impact on the world.
To be an effective communicator. To work productively with other stakeholders to find solutions to problems but ensure that risks to quality are clearly articulated. The emphasis must always be to find critical defects and issues as early in the lifecycle as possible
Clear understanding of test data management and the role it plays in successful testing of business-critical programmes
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.
Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.
We particularly welcome applications from women and candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.
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For any queries regarding this position, please contact Mark Galvin via email [email protected]
Please quote reference VC32380 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
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21 September 2022Closing date
19 February 2023