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Job Ref:  204790837
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Glamorgan
City:  Cardiff
Post Code:  CF10
Salary:  £375 - £450/day
14/10/2016 03:58
Summary Job Description
The key responsibilities of the QA Advisor are:
* Definition and management and of the Quality processes within a project, reporting to the Project Manager and Senior Manager BAS.
* Coordination and supervision of testing services for changes - related to incidents/problems/maintenance and project activities in the application life cycle.
* Quality Review and acceptance of testing deliverables provided by the project team.
* Coordination and documentation of Business Acceptance Test (BAT). In case there is a special agreement between business, Project Manager (PM) and BAS Manager execution of BAT on behalf of the business.
* Support Incident, Problem and Change Management processes.
* Reports to BAS Manager and topic wise to Project Managers

The responsibility of the QA Advisor includes
* Monitoring correct QC usage by service provider to agreed standards.
* record Call Tickets, Incidents and Problem tickets.
* Alignment with QA-staff in other units to ensure cross application dependencies are covered.
* Adherence to ITS governance
* Change of reference data on behalf of certain Business Units.
* Contribute to the successful delivery of Work Programmes.

Extended Job Description
* Usage of administration tools for:
o Recording efforts
o Tracking progress on problems/incidents/changes
o Progressing code through environments
* Usage of job-specific tools for:
o Recording test results
o Retrieving data from database
o Tracking defects
* Ensuring standards and best practices for test and test documentation are being used by the ESP for planning, execution and reporting of tests
* Monitoring of progress, quality and efficiency of test activities performed by ESP
* Review of test plans, test scripts and/or test scenarios delivered and/or maintained by ESP where applicable
* Quality review and formal approval of functional, regression and performance tests conducted by ESP where applicable
* (pre-)analyzing incidents - providing solutions wherever possible
* Clarification of priority and severity of changes/incidents/problems
* Support root-cause analysis of problems and providing solution proposals
* Active and timely communication towards all internal and external parties involved in activities
* Manages issues and risks, escalating in a timely way
* Health check to ensure that BAT can start in BAT environment

Key Skills
* Knowledge of Quality management procedures.
* Application knowledge in area(s) of expertise.
* Interpersonal skills.
* Good communication skills.
* Organisational and planning skills.
* Team Player who can work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
* Good pro-active customer orientation.
* Knowledge of testing best practises and methodology.
* Applies principle of 'risk based' approaches.
* Maintains network within all areas of ITS and business.
* Ability to translate IT issues into business language.
* Keep up to date with IT industry progress and new technology.
* Target-driven and results oriented.
* Basic SQL knowledge would be helpful.

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