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Test Manager

Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We shape a sustainable future by making research breakthroughs in and across our disciplines, sparking the game changers of tomorrow and creating novel solutions to major global challenges. Our community is made up of 13 000 students, 400 professors and close to 4 500 other faculty and staff working on our dynamic campus in Espoo, Greater Helsinki, Finland. Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.

Aalto University IT Services supports our researchers, teachers, students, and other staff by producing world class services that make their work easier, more flexible, comprehensive and secure regardless of time and location. We are a community of 150 committed and talented IT experts.

Want to be a game changer?

We are now looking for a Test Manager to join our unit.

Your role

We are looking for a Test Manager for our software development unit (IT Services / IT Development) at Aalto. The role includes the following responsibilities and tasks:

  • Develop a common testing framework for software development at Aalto
  • Oversee the testing and quality assurance of information systems
  • Implement and manage testing methods, tools, and automation (including CI/CD pipelines)
  • Assess system accuracy and quality, and coordinate audits when necessary
  • Work closely with business stakeholders, solution owners, and project managers across various projects
  • Provide hands-on support and mentoring for development teams in testing best practices
  • Support projects in test planning and identifying critical production points
  • Ensure the sufficient quality of test materials and maintain documentation and guidelines
  • Foster a culture of quality and continuous improvement, and develop comprehensive training programs for Aalto staff

We offer you the opportunity do design this new role together to suit your strengths, interests and career aspirations.

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What we offer

We offer great opportunities for skill enhancement and career progression - beyond your core duties, you will have the chance to broaden your knowledge through peer learning, specialized training, and certifications. Aalto University is committed to employee wellbeing, providing flexible working hours and location arrangements to suit your working style. We will collaborate with you to create the best possible work experience during your employment at Aalto University!

Your work will have direct impact on the research, teaching and societal impact at Aalto University, while providing the grounds for enabling further development of important fields such as sustainability. Aalto University's unique technical landscape features a diverse IT environment, utilizing cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking research.

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What we are looking for

What will help you to succeed and enjoy working in this position:

  • Experience with various testing methods, quality assurance processes, and standards
  • Knowledge and experience in testing coordinator or management roles
  • Understanding of business needs, a holistic view of how technology solutions impact business processes
  • Knowledge of testing automation. Knowledge about GitHub is considered a plus
  • You actively follow the field and have a good understanding of the latest trends
  • Understanding of modern IT solutions, cloud services, and their utilization is essential
  • Higher education degree in a technical or commercial field
  • Excellent collaboration, communication, and documentation skills
  • Our working languages are English and Finnish, so we hope that you can communicate well in both English and Finnish
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a unit & a team
  • Ability to take responsibility even during busy schedules
  • A passion for the field and enthusiasm for constant innovation and learning are highly valued

Ready to join?

For more information about this position, please contact Head of IT Development Matti Kuha via email: [email protected] or via phone 050 4755 774 in the following hours: 12.7. 10-11, 15.8. 10-11 or 16.8. 10-11.

Please apply by sending your application via the link below by the 31th of August 2024. As we are eager to find the right game changer to join our team, we will start reviewing applications in August, after a relaxing holiday.

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