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Test Coordinator

Eolas - Specialists in IT

  • Dublin
  • 45000 - 55000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/01/2018
  • Stephen Daly
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The Test Coordinator will be responsible for planning, estimating, controlling and reporting on all test activities with a direct line report into the Programme Test Manager.


 Job / Role Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Test Coordinator seeking to progress their career in Test Management to join my clients expanding IT team responsible for the development and maintenance of their mission critical applications. As a member of the IST team, the Test Coordinator will oversee two work streams of test activity on a busy programme to ensure that the quality of software being released into the Production environment is of a consistently high standard. The Test Coordinator will be responsible for planning, estimating, controlling and reporting on all test activities with a direct line report into the Programme Test Manager.


Key Responsibilities

  • Review functional, non-functional, regression and integration test scripts for correctness and coverage  
  • Provide metrics for all testing activities including planning, preparation, execution, defect management
  • Prepare daily report and weekly reports on work stream output and Analyse requirements to ensure they are testable
  • Provide Test estimates for test specification, test execution and regression test activities for each work stream
  • Provide input to and support the rollout of processes to support continuous improvement in the Test discipline.



  • A minimum of 6 years software testing experience, with 3 years relevant experience in a Test Team Lead role (financial services preferred).
  • A good working knowledge of General Insurance products, processes and systems/platforms would be of advantage
  • Extensive experience in report generation using Test Management tools (HP Quality Centre would be of advantage)
  • Demonstrable experience of writing SQL scripts for data extraction and validation purposes
  • Experience in dealing with both internal & external stakeholders, technical & non-technical.
  • Experience in formal reporting to senior management
  • Experience in implementing a Test Automation Strategy
  • Extensive experience using Excel macros


Education & Training

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • ISTQB (or equivalent) Foundation Level certification



  • A thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proactive, willing to take the initiative and associated responsibility.
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to interpret user requirements, detailed technical and functional specifications and apply this information to plan, develop and execute test scenarios and scripts


If you are interested in this role – please Apply for this role with your updated CV and I will be in touch to discuss your application in detail. Or for a confidential discussion and insight into this client and role please reach out to Stephen at Eolas.


As a dedicated IT Recruitment Agency, we also have a number of similar permanent and contract roles open. The above role may not be an exact match for your experience, salary or daily rate expectations etc. However we would like you to reach out in order to discuss other roles we are currently recruiting for in similar fields.  Also please feel free to view our website for more jobs and details about us if you wish.



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