Contraste Europe – Test Coordinator (170524/05) Are you a determined individual who likes a challenge? Do you have the drive to meet your goals and those of the company? Are you and avid learner and are keen to learn new skills. Then we have the job for you. The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Consulting, Application and Managed Services. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. It has three major offices located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Test Coordinator. You will be part of a team of Test Coordinators in Corporate and IT project Department. You will work mainly on the Infrastructure Upgrade projects, but also on the Corporate Roadmap projects (Financial and HR Software Packages) The infrastructure projects aim mainly at upgrading the existing Hardware, Operating System, Middleware, and Third Party Software. The Corporate Roadmap projects’ objectives are to upgrade the existing packages software. These products could be running on Windows, Unix, Linux, Solaris, Tandem and Mainframe platforms.

Your role: 

In line with the company's Project Life Cycle (and the associated deliverables), your prime responsibilities are to:


·         Define of a X-platform testing and launching strategy based on the requirements and product risks analysis

·         Plan for testing activities as well as the required testing environments topology

·         Manage the test preparation and execution in Quality Centre

·         Manage defects (from Quality Centre)

·         Report on test execution progress and defect resolutions

·         Produce a test summary report (TSR) and to present it to the major stakeholders in the GO/NOGO meeting

·         Organize and coordinate the launch activities in Permanent test environments, pre-production and production. These activities are often happening during the weekend.


Your profile: 


Essential background

·         Having experiences in the migration of the OS and middleware of workstation (laptops and VDI)

·         X-platforms skills (with focus on Distributed domains, i.e. Windows Linux and UNIX)

·         Having experiences in the infrastructure upgrade domain (OS, System Software, Middleware, packages software,)

·         Familiar with non-functional testing (performance test, fail-over test, swap test, security test, ...)

·         Having experiences in coordination of the deployment of hardware and software.

·         Specific tool: Quality Centre


Essential Testing skill related:

·         You should have several years of experiences in infrastructure project testing requiring below skills:

o   Knowledge of risk based approach testing (requirements & product risks analysis)

o   Familiar with the V-model concepts

o   Ability to write a testing and launching strategy and a test summary report for the go/no-go meeting

o   Very good understanding of technical aspects

o   Affinity with technical testing


Managerial skills

·         You should be able to manage virtual resources and relationships with various divisions, entities and service partners. This requires strong interpersonal skills:

o   Excellent communication skills (listening, writing, and presenting) at all levels, from staff members to senior management level.

o   Very good organizational skills (ability to manage several projects in parallel)

o   Ability to deal with conflicting priorities

o   Strong ability to manage changes

o   Ability to establish and maintain trust

o   Ability to drive workshops with all stakeholders (leadership skill)

We offer: 


·         A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.

·         A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).

·         A dynamic culture focused on personal development.

·         A wide range of training and career development opportunities.


If you think you have what it takes, then send us your CV as soon as possible to join-us@contraste.com  Or search for us online at www.contraste.com to find out more information.

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