Test Manager

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Excellent Salary
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Test Manager

Excellent Salary



5th September 2018

CVs by 15th September 2018

Start date October – December 2018


Meraki Talent’s global FinTech client based in Edinburgh are looking for a Test Manager to join them on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing business. This role is accountable for the ownership and delivery of the overarching Test strategy and Test approach across their clients as well as ensuring consistent and productive QA/Testing Process and Procedures for each project.

The Test Manger will be responsible for test risks, issues, timelines and quality as well as providing oversight of all the testing within the delivery team. This role would work closely with the Project Management, Build Management, Test Architects, Functional Leads, Test Leads Operations, infrastructure and Release Managers across multiple projects to ensure on time to quality delivery in compliance with SDLC.


Responsibilities of the Test Manager;

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Delivery Management
  • Quality Management
  • Governance & Control
  • Team Management

Background of the Test Manager;

  • 1st Class Honours degree, Master, MBA or equivalent
  • Significant system test experience in a fast moving environment.
  • Team lead / Management experience
  • ISEB Foundation Qualified.
  • Querying experience using SQL – desirable.
  • Good understanding of testing tools.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Adaptability as we are looking for someone that can shift between projects and workload and be productive quickly.
  • Proactive - Ability to identify and discuss improvements to current processes.
  • Ability to work effectively and to prioritise own and teams’ workload.
  • Highly self-motivated – achiever of targets, both personally and through team.
  • Effective team player with ability to build strong working relationships and motivate others.
    Propensity toward improving own and others performance and achievement of objectives.


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Andy MacEwan

In 2018 Andy joined Meraki Talent, with a focus on technology and change roles across Scotland. Andy is an experienced recruiter with an impressive list of successful placements having worked in the industry for over 15 years. Andy has a strong background delivering a variety of recruitment solutions covering permanent recruitment, fixed term contracts, managed services and statements of work across technology and business change.