Security Test Manager at Deloitte, London/Remote, 3 Months, £Competitive Rate

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  • Hybrid (London, UK)
  • May 15, 2024
up to 6 Months Information Technology Management

Contract Description

Job Title: Security Test Manager ?

Location: Hybrid - 1 or 2 days per week on site

Rate: Competitive

Duration: 3-month contract (potential for extension)

 

Deloitte

Working with the Deloitte Associate (Contractor) Programme means we can offer you the opportunity to work on a variation of industry and client related projects. Our aim is to retain the best talent and so when your project end date nears our team of Talent Community Advisors will be working with you to look at alternative projects within the firm that suit your experience should you wish to continue with Deloitte. 

 

 

The Role

As a Security Test Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the quality assurance testing activities across a portfolio of projects. You will work collaboratively with project/product teams to ensure that testing is integrated into the solution delivery process and that quality standards are met. You will be expected to develop and implement testing strategies, manage test resources, and provide guidance and support to project teams, whilst being hands on.

To be successful in this role, you should have experience in software testing, with a particular emphasis on security testing. You should be able to work collaboratively with the development team to identify and report any vulnerabilities or defects in our security products/systems at validation, and to ensure that they are addressed in a timely and effective manner. You should also have experience in developing and executing test plans, test cases, and test scripts, and in documenting and communicating your findings to the development team. The ideal candidate will be able to work both independently and as part of a team and will have a strong background in software testing.

A key part of the role is to ensure security products such as end point solutions, website blockers and similar products have been configured correctly and validated to be implemented to Deloitte systems.

 

Key Skills and Professional Experience

 

Essential

  • Minimum 10 years of proven QA / testing experience working on large and complex IT projects at managerial level and above and working to aggressive & tight time deadlines.
  • Background on validating security agents, firm protective products.
  • Managing complex security testing programmes
  • Excellent project and test management skills including budgeting, effort and cost estimation.
  • Strong skills in using popular test management tools such as Azure DevOps and
  • Knowledge of testing tools and SDLC methodologies, to deliver high quality outcomes.
  • Ability to manage multiple testing projects across different countries and regions and coordinate with stakeholders and vendors.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to adapt to different cultural and business context.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills, and the ability to identify and mitigate risks and issues
  • Leadership and mentoring skills, and the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing testing team
  • Ability to adopt a prioritized, risk-based testing approach to projects delivery.
  • Experience of implementing automation to accelerate test cycles and increase quality.
  • Capable of developing key performance indicators (KPIs) and delivering reports and outcomes to C-suite executives
  • Experience of implementing non-functional testing, including performance, security, and usability testing, helping to ensure that software systems meet the highest standards of quality and reliability.
  • Competent in creating complex test strategies.
  • ISTQB Foundation

 

Desirable

  • Experience in a similar role or a professional services company
  • Tosca automation certification
  • Computer science background
  • ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL-TM)

 

 

IR35

As a means of managing tax, commercial and reputational risks, Deloitte prohibits the use of Associates through Personal Service Companies (‘PSCs’). All Associates must contract under PAYE arrangements through a Deloitte approved ‘Employment Company’ (aka ‘umbrella company.’)