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Senior Manager – Test Engineering

Research & Development

United Kingdom, Hammersmith

Requisition ID

539825

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About our Company:

Medidata: Powering Smarter Treatments and Healthier People

Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of people. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 2,000+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Known for its groundbreaking technological innovations, Medidata has supported more than 30,000 clinical trials and 9 million study participants. Medidata is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.comand follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, and X.

About the Team:

The Senior Test Manager will lead the quality assurance and testing team, focusing on functional, automation and performance testing to ensure software products meet exacting standards. This role is crucial for integrating advanced testing methodologies and delivering actionable insights through derivable QA metrics.

The Senior Test Manager position may involve a combination of in-office and remote work, with extensive collaboration across technical teams. The role demands flexibility to adapt to evolving project needs and deadlines, along with a commitment to ongoing professional development in the rapidly advancing field of software testing.

This role is ideal for an experienced testing professional who excels in a dynamic, technology-driven environment and is passionate about elevating software quality through innovative testing strategies and metrics. You will report to Director, Test Engineering.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement advanced testing strategies emphasizing automation and performance testing.

  • Lead and mentor a team of test engineers and QA specialists in automation and performance testing techniques.

  • Collaborate with project managers and other stakeholders to align testing strategies with project goals and timelines.

  • Design, develop, and oversee the execution of automated test suites and performance testing scenarios.

  • Analyze performance bottlenecks and work with development teams to optimize software performance.

  • Monitor and report on automated tests’ effectiveness, providing detailed QA metrics and performance outcomes.

  • Establish and enforce best practices for automation and performance testing across multiple platforms.

  • Continuously update the testing framework to integrate new testing tools and approaches, focusing on efficiency and reliability.

  • Advocate for quality assurance throughout the software development lifecycle, influencing software design and architecture for better testability.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in software testing, including extensive expertise in automation and performance testing.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with at least 4 years in managing technical teams.

  • In-depth knowledge of automation tools (e.g., Selenium, Appium) and performance testing tools (e.g., LoadRunner, JMeter).

  • Proven track record of developing and executing effective QA metrics to drive quality improvements.

  • Strong familiarity with Agile methodologies and continuous integration/delivery (CI/CD) processes.

  • Certifications in automation tools and methodologies, such as Advanced Selenium Tester or Certified Performance Tester.

  • Experience with CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab) and integrating automated tests within CI pipelines.

  • Advanced degree in a relevant field.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission on the terms of applicable plan documents, and many of Medidata's non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Medidata believes that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and provides best-in-class benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance; a generous pension; and 25+ paid holidays per year.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

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As a game-changer in sustainable technology and innovation, Medidata, Dassault Systèmes company, is striving to build more inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. We believe that our people are our number one asset and we want all employees to feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work every day. It is our goal that our people feel a sense of pride and a passion for belonging. As a company leading change, it’s our responsibility to foster opportunities for all people to participate in a harmonized Workforce of the Future.

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