Non-Functional Test Manager (Hands-on) - FS Consultancy - London - City Of London£450-£550 per day We are looking for an enthusiastic & driven Non-Functional Test Manager to create and execute the Non-Functional Test Plan, ensuring the highest quality of output for client driven projects. Key Responsibilities - Provide Technical feedback/support to Test manager to Develop a Non-Functional Test Strategy to define techniques, tools and resource required to execute strategic objectives. - Execute proposed Non-Functional Test Strategy and methodology for the project to ensure applications are developed to the highest quality. - Working with cross functional teams and Managers to ensure that non-functional test requirements are fully included in overall test and delivery plans. - Collaborate closely with the Test Managers to ensure that Non-Functional Test strategy is aligned with overall test strategy. - Conduct Release based Impact Analysis and test execution accordingly for all phases of non-functional testing. - Develop/understand utilities/scripts to extract application, component, network, and database and hardware level diagnostic data. Identify new opportunities for automating the test execution and reporting process to minimise manual intervention and maximise testing efficiency throughout the QA life cycle. - Authority to demand a re-run of any individual test case, test sequence, or part thereof - Collaborate with Project Managers to evaluate test results. To be considered for this role, you will be a proven hands-on Non-Functional Test Manager who has built and managed a high performing test team. Client facing exposure would be beneficial. You will also have the following experience: - Strong experience in a non-functional test leadership role. - Strong experience of performance testing of complex systems. - Experience in evaluating and fine tuning end-to-end test processes, frameworks, methodologies and strategy designs. - Experience in Designing and implementing performance test strategy. - Experience in supervising and mentoring of staff within a project environment. - Strong experience of delivering to estimates (cost, time & quality). - Strong knowledge and exposure to software life cycle. - Expert knowledge of market leading performance testing, monitoring and diagnostic tools. Significant experience of current HP performance test tool set including monitoring techniques (LoadRunner, Diagnostics/Transaction Vision/Sitescope etc) This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading Consultancy, which can offer scope to work onsite at a number of global Financial Institutions. Please send your CV for immediate consideration.