Test Quality Assurance Lead

Job title : Test Quality Assurance Lead
Contract type : Contract
Location : England
Sectors :
Salary : £500 - £550 per day
Start date : September 2022
Duration : 22 months +
Job Reference : SYN2885_1659098736
Contact name : Stephen Brauner
Contact email : stephen@syntechrecruitment.co.uk

Test Quality Assurance - Smart Appliances
Outside IR35
£500 per day
September / October start
Syntech Recruitment are delighted to bring to market an exciting Test Quality Assurance role. This position is due to commence in September / October 2022 and interviews are due to take place towards the latter stages of August. The position is for a total of 22 months, and we will require someone for anywhere between 12-15 days per month. The position would fall outside of IR35.
Project delivery will be, in the main, managed and delivered on a remote basis with the occasional requirement to attend technical, testing and project meetings in London or the north-west of England. The capability to work on a remote basis efficiently and successfully, within a dynamic project management environment, is essential. Demonstration of working within similar projects and/or programmes will be an important criterion of successful candidates.
Experience and efficient of use of MS Office and MS Teams is essential as is being available for occasional travel (with costs recovered) as noted above.
Technical expertise and experience requirements are set out, for each specific role, below. Your CV should demonstrate your track record, technical capabilities and relevant academic/professional qualifications in the areas of technical expertise we seek from successful applicants


High-level deliverables:

  • Supporting - especially the Test Scheme Development Lead - development of conformance & performance schemes, test specifications, plans and processes focusing on quality assurance

  • Assurance of test specifications, plans and processes

  • Assurance of test execution and technical change control

  • Monitoring the conformance of test outputs and results, and ultimate test output approval

  • Implementing test assurance, processes, monitoring processes and test tooling

  • Quality assurance of testing and outputs

Technical Competences (in addition to general role requirements set out above):

  • Delivery and oversight of technical quality assurance

  • Development and utilisation of conformity assessment, interoperability and technical performance schemes

  • Management of technical change and associated assurance

  • Design and implementation of test requirements, specifications, plans and scripts

  • Understanding of smart appliances, devices and GB smart metering

  • Laboratory management, accredited services, traceability and test assurance

Test Quality Assurance Lead experience desired:
Please describe:

  • Projects where you have developed conformance testing and/or performance testing schemes. Set out how your role contributed to the project, what the outcome was and what learnings from this that you would apply to this role

  • The steps you would apply to support the development of the conformance testing and/or performance testing schemes to ensure that deliverables are successfully met to time and quality expectations

  • Your knowledge of PAS 1878 and 1879 - please include any input you may have had into the PAS development process and/or experience of interpreting the relevant requirements for real-life Energy Smart Appliances (ESAs) and/or DSR systems

  • Your experience of product assurance at functional, interoperability and conformity assessment parameters including hands-on experience of performance assessment of products against technology standards such as Open ADR, ZigBee, Bluetooth and other IEEE 802 standards

  • Your hands on experience of implementing quality assurance into the testing environment to ensure the integrity of testing and that outcomes are sufficiently assured

If you think you have the skills necessary to be a success in this role, please click apply.
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