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Test Lead - UAT - Regression - Performance - LONDON - 10 MONTHS
Job purpose and key deliverables
British American Tobacco is looking for a Test Lead to join our London based office on an initial 10 month contract basis.
The role will sit within BAU and the successful candidate will lead Business Release related testing which comprise of UAT test management, Regression Test management & execution and Performance testing.
Scope of the systems to be managed under this role are : ECC6, APO, SRM, Nexus, Ariba, Treasury, GLOSS, HR systems and BI. ECC is the core system among all which require most of the testing attentions.
BAU Test Lead has responsibility for the overall planning, preparation, execution and reporting of all test activities related to BAU test services.
There are 3 teams to lead: UAT & Regression Testing managers, Regression Test execution team, PVT test manager.
Provide input into the Test Strategy
Responsible for providing input into estimating, planning and ensuring appropriate level of resourcing for the BAU testing
Guide and lead test managers to ensure GITTA test strategy is practiced.
Create, maintain and ensure sign-off of the Business Release testings.
Lead the testing effort including: Delivery of the test scripts, data and results.
Ensure Sox controls are complied.
Ensure test artefacts delivered are stored correctly in Quality Centre.
Defect Management relevant to performance test phase.
Manage test preparation and execution risks, and issues.
Create, maintain and ensure sign-off of the Test Completion/Exit Report
Ensure all activities are undertaken in accordance with agreed project test standards and procedures.
Ensure tests are executed in a timely, repeatable and effective fashion
Ensure that test scripts, plans and acceptance/signoff criteria are agreed with the business representatives
Develop, communicate and deliver the BAU Test Plan per Business Release
Ensure delivery of reusable test scripts, data requirements, and expected results
Ensure delivery of environment & test tool requirements necessary for BAU testing
Ensure delivery of appropriate test data.
Develop, communicate and deliver the Test Completion Report
Provide daily reports during test preparation and execution.
Ensure Sox controls are complied
Strong experience in UAT or Regression test management
Team lead experience.
Advanced understanding of the end-to-end process of project lifecycles.
Experience in coordinating and managing any of the BAU test services.
Experience of or ability to use toolsets already chosen – e.g. HP Quality Centre, Performance Centre, LoadRunner, Sharepoint etc
Experience in the selection and implementation of performance tool sets such as HP Load Runner, UFT
Experience developing and assisting business develop performance SLA’s or business requirements
The ability to highlight and escalate issues/defects when the need arises
Proven ability to lead a performance test team ensuring testing is executed according to an agreed plan.
Experience of working within a collaborative multi-team environment.
Hands on SAP SD, MM performance testing experience
Experience with Cloud based computing
Working at BAT
British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.
Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.
If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.
British-American Tobacco (Holdings) Ltd
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