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Test Managers oversee the development and implementation of tests aimed at checking products. Usual duties seen on a Test Manager resume example are recruiting and training Test Engineers, choosing appropriate tests, automating test processes, and minimizing variables. Based on our collection of resume samples, Test Managers should demonstrate automated tests expertise, coaching aptitudes, leadership, organizational skills, communication, and teamwork. Those interested in securing this type of position should hold a college degree in a relevant field, such as software engineering.

1

Test Manager

Directed test planning, execution, and reporting in support the National Science Foundation's Grants and Management program. Supervised staff of 20-plus testers and administer more than $5M in QA/Test resources annually. Planned and managed all functional and automated testing for more than 25 applications.

  • Improved efficiency and reduced test cycle by increasing automating test script execution by 70%.
  • Increased test artifact documentation more than 100% across all applications supported.
  • Implemented initiative to establish performance test baselines for the 100% of applications supported
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Public Administration
2

Test Manager

Developed and managed a test organization consisting of over 60 testers on a large healthcare project for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • Developed best practices and procedures to be used by the entire team which spanned various internal projects
  • Administered and maintained HP Quality Center including creating projects and users, customizing workflows, and training the entire organization of over 450+ users
  • Responsible for creating detailed project plans and work breakdown structure plans to illustrate resource allocation and scheduling tasks using MS Project
  • Participated in regular meetings with upper management to communicate accomplishments, plans and issues as well as any risks to the project's progress
  • Chaired a working group to develop automated test scripts using Quick Test Professional in a complex Service Oriented Architecture based environment
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Information Systems
3

Test Manager

Responsible for management of projects pertaining to laboratory testing of drilling, formation evaluation and surface data logging tools

  • Led the planning and execution of 40+ laboratory test campaigns (including functional, performance and environmental tests - thermal, vibration, pressure vessel, erosion) and tool assembly/troubleshooting
  • Participated in the verification, validation and commercial release of the GeoTap IDS tool, helping to generate $2M in monthly revenue for the company
  • Provided direct technical guidance to 70+ engineers, designers and technicians (both local and off-shore)
  • Developed and maintained project schedules, tracked and forecasted project costs and labor hours, and managed project risks
  • Managed procurement of $2M+ worth of test assets including test articles and test setups
  • Negotiated test requirements and test strategies, and served as a liaison with internal customers and outside vendors
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Engineering Mechanics
MS
Applied Mathematics
MS
Engineering Management
4

Enterprise Test Manager/requirement Lead

Managed day-to-day development life cycle tasks and support operations for an eight-person team.

  • Provided Quality assurance on project deliverable releases based on Agile schedule.
  • Created and maintained project baseline release requirements using SaaS Jama contour requirements database.
  • Synchronized requirements as JIRA issues were assigned to the lead developer to track development LOE.
  • Led clients' projects through Enterprise ITIL Service Delivery into production.
  • Created Tier1 help documentation support clients transition into operation and maintenance (O&M).
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Information Systems Management
5

Test Manager

Successfully managed software QA team of 10+ people. Implemented ecommerce Quality programs and roadmaps in a multi vendor delivery model.

  • Effectively lead teams with various staffing models of internal and external on-shore and off-shore resources. Provided leadership and supervisory oversight to quality assurance.
  • Improved and maintained programs and processes for quality. Improved defect identification and remediation cycles. Implemented programs to identify and drive early test adoption and Agile principles in all projects, validated functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Successfully implemented test automation using JBehave, Selenium, Java/JUnit.
  • Reviewed technical specifications/limitations and constructed reviews of technical approach including application capacity reviews.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MS
Electrical Engineering
6

Senior Software QA Test Manager

Staffed and managed team of 13 software QA test engineers supporting multiple mobile email and messaging (MMS/SMS/IM) solutions for mobile handset programs. Managed team distributed across 4 sites to perform functional testing, user interface testing, internal beta testing and performance/stress testing activities.

  • Built cohesive test team who shared best practices, test responsibilities, and supported reuse of test cases. Increased test coverage and efficiency without increasing test engineer headcount.
  • Successfully leveraged resources across multiple projects to do more with less. Consistently met project milestones for multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Coordinated test strategy development, project planning, scheduling, allocation of test engineers to programs, ensuring test environment availability, generation of test reports, communication of test status, and networking to coordinate test activities.
  • Coordinated with partners to document and assess acceptance criteria for 3rd party email solutions.
  • Pushed for improvements in software development practices to increase software maturity prior to delivery to test team.
  • Focused on employee growth to give test engineers visibility and accountability for their work. Recognized by managers for ability to get the most out of individuals.
  • Greatly improved integration of test engineers with development teams resulting in a cohesive work environment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MS
Computer Science
7

Test Manager

Led the Xbox Compliance Lab team of 55 through operating cost cutting measures and performance enhancing strategies. Analyzed process flow, identified weaknesses and sourced stronger IT staff.

  • Restructured internal reporting around leads; drove accountability closer to direct teams, speeding test builds from four to more than eight per day
  • Saved $10,000 per game release by lowering employee costs while increasing efficiency
  • Reduced Xbox certification expenses 20% by streamlining reporting and organization processes
  • Developed review and lead processes to improve client documentation and reduce retesting needs
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Electrical Engineering
MS
Computer Science
Technology
8

Test Manager

Managed and gave daily direction to a team of test engineers in China during pre-Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) on a safety reactor protection system.

  • Provided technical feedback to Developers.
  • Wrote Test Execution Plan, Test Readiness Review, Test Process, Test cases
  • Responsible for coordination and direction of all software testing activities.
  • Developed, implemented and maintained detailed project schedule to successfully coordinate multiple activities. Communicated critical issues and regular status updates to staff and senior management in a timely manner.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MBA
Project Management
9

Test Manager

Managed Safeway QA team for the Next Gen POS 1. 0 project and GS1 Databar and Extended Links

  • Created test plan, traceability matrix and ambiguity reports according company testing standards.
  • Created and tracked test and deployment schedule using MS Excel and MS Project
  • Managed test execution and defects reporting utilizing HP Quality Center, IBM lotus Notes and MATRA Issue log. Documented issues and assisted POS group in identifying and documenting procedure changes. Setup and manage a test lab environment to ensure system availability for testing.
  • Implemented Regression Test Tool for the execution of test scripts to test POS 4960 enhancements for GS1 standards compliance and POS stability according to the received technical documentation.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
MS
Mechanical Engineering
Management
10

Ring Laser Gyros and MEMS Accelerometer Instruments & Test Manager

Manage design improvements, production line sustaining activities, Engineering Change, material/parts obsolescence, supplier, quality, production build & test issues on a fast response basis to reduce factory down-time and restore yield levels. Manage Instrument Test Lab for IRAD, engineering development, production line support, and field return testing of ring laser, fiber optics, and resonator gyroscopes, as well as legacy and MEMS accelerometers. Ten direct reports.

  • Achieved 3X failure rate decrease of the ring laser gyros production line over the last three years
  • Managed upgrade of 5,000 ft2, 30+ year-old lab, with uninterrupted operation, through asbestos abatement, 4X increase of gyro test throughput and 10X increased test performance capability. Implemented work-around plan to overcome lack of capital budget for lab equipment and instrumentation.
  • Led engineering, build, test, and delivery of customized gyroscopes for Air Force satellite. deliverables were completed on time for subsystem integration and test. Units exceeding performance expectations.
  • Managed Cost Account for Gyro delivery and Radiation Lot Acceptance Testing
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Ms Physics
PhD
Physics Studies

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