BSS Test Manager

BSS Test Manager

Job Title: BSS Test Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Norway,
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5373
Contact Name: David Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 09, 2016 15:14

Job Description

BSS Test Manager

My client requires a BSS Test Manager to lead a team of performance and unit testers working on a major BSS tranformation in a mobile operator environment.

Role and responsibilities

*Manage a team of about 10 testers, testing BSS, Web-Portals, etc.
*Manage several defect managers (testers who do defect mgt. as a part-time role)
*In the future, possibly manage testing of OCS & PCRF
*Manage FAT & Integration Test
*Support UAT and other test streams,
*Liaise with Release Management, Change Management and Requirements Management
*Liaise with Billing Operations
*Report to Smartphone Project Manager, and to Steering Committee
*Liaise with BSS vendor, in-house IT Development Team and other suppliers
*Liaise with other (non-BSS) work stream leaders and Core N/W teams


*At least 10 Years Telecoms (at least 50% in mobile telecoms) - more would be better,
*At least 8 years BSS (Billing & CRM),
*At least 3 years of leading teams of 8 or more,
*At least 5 years of test management experience (not just test team leadership),
*Experience of Web-Services (SOAP, XML, JSON),
*Experience of FAT (Functional Acceptance Test),
*At least 2 years of Defect Management
*Experience of Agile (SCRUM) projects, including testing of them.

Any experience of the following will be a plus but not essential

* Experience of UAT (User Acceptance Test,
* Experience of ORT or other non-functional testing,
* Experience of Integration testing,
* Experience of Regression testing,
* Experience of Jira & Zephyr,
* Experience of migration or migration testing,
* OCS and PCRF (Policy Control) systems,
* Test Automation

Accomodation and flights can be provided as well as support and help on relocation working in an English speaking environment with an International team