Test Manager

14 Sep 2021
27 Sep 2021
Zalando is currently undergoing a digital transformation, focusing to accelerate in the area of people experience, workflow automation and services provision to its employees using ServiceNow as the tool to deliver this vision. The program is rolled out using agile project methodologies and consists of various workstreams that run simultaneously.
As Principal Test Manager you take full responsibility for the project's success in the enterprise transformation project as well as in the future center of expertise. The role involves quality & test advocacy, resource planning & management, and resolution of issues that impede the testing progress. As Test Manager you must understand how testing fits into the organizational structure, in other words, clearly define its role within the program as well.
  • Understanding the aim and vision of the program to define a test strategy delivering on the specific needs of the current program phase
  • Building up and leading the testing efforts to the success of project
  • Defining the scope of testing within the context of each project phase / release / delivery
  • Deploying and managing resources for testing
  • Applying the appropriate test measurements and metrics in the product and the test team
  • Planning, deploying and managing the testing effort for any given phase
  • Enabling test coordinators in the different project workstreams
  • Monitoring resolution progress of incidents raised during dedicated testing phases
  • Define certain best practices and templates to allow for scalability of the testing efforts
  • Close collaboration with various business departments as well as external implementation partners
  • Experience in test automation is a plus as this is part of our near term program strategy
  • Previous experience in IT test management/ automation in larger programs (3-5years + of test experience)
  • Experience in handling and supporting several sub-project running simultaneously
  • Experience in working in agile projects/ programs and/or ServiceNow is a plus
  • Candidate needs a structured methodical way of thinking, IT affinity, creativity and excellent communication skills
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 20 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 42 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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