Job Description :
Title: Defect Manager
Location: Secaucus, NJ
Duration: 6 months

The roles and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Job description:
The individual will be required to chair daily defect conference calls in a structured manner.
Have the ability and confidence to challenge, and the commitment to follow through defect resolution to an acceptable outcome to both the programme and the Teams involved.
Those involved on the calls will include Test Manager, Testing team, Business Team, Build, and Technical Teams.
The Defect Manager will be responsible for providing arbitration and defect process guidance on calls as well as defect administration, including initial triage of new defects and subsequent chasing down of resolution using HP ALM.
Test phases to be covered by the whole Defect Management team are System Testing, Regression Testing, UAT, OAT, Performance testing, Program Integration testing

Essential Skill sets:
Excellent oral and written communication skills at all levels, plus good presentation skills.
The ability to chair, own, and steer critical development meetings to achieve a satisfactory outcome.
Good working knowledge of software development lifecycle.
Demonstrate experience of working in high pressure environments in previous roles.
Ability to manage repeatable standard processes along with an ability to find, own and resolve ad-hoc issues.
This role will require the candidate to be an excellent self-starter and be proactive, and be able to provide previous evidence of these skills.
The candidate must have the ability to adapt and learn from other team members, by additionally demonstrating an analytical and problem solving ability.
Ability to forge strong relationships with internal customers, influencing and persuading where appropriate and resolving any conflicts which arise.
Ability to explain technical processes and articulate knowledge of the Defect Management process to a wide audience.
Good practical knowledge of MS Office suite of products

Client : V-Solve INC