A vacancy for a Test Director (m/f) has arisen within Airbus Defence and Space.
As the successful candidate, you will join the System Delivery department in charge of the integration, validation of our IT secure communication systems and the deployment of those systems or platform in our customer premises. Supporting our customers after the deployment is also one of our missions.
As Test Director (m/f), you will be based in Mons (Belgium) and you will be in charge of piloting and coordinating integration and validation activities of IP access network upgrade and Voice systems to VOIP upgrade and migration.
This position will provide a good experience in secure and complex communication systems and might evolve in a larger Work Package Management position or Project Management position.
By joining this department, you will be part of engineering organization with various competences and expertize in multiple area. Such environment will allow you to enrich your own skills and give you opportunities to collaborate with team in different domains to realize innovating development and solutions to answer our customer needs.
This position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.
Tasks & accountabilities
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
Direct test planning, design and tools selection
Establish guidelines for test procedures and reports
Co-ordinate with the End Customer on test support requirements
Manage the test resources (contractor or/and Airbus)
Establish the integration and validation strategy
Plan and pilot the integration and validation activities
Ensure the quality of the deliveries
Set-up KPI to explain the test progress to the customer
Responsible (on behalf of Airbus Defence and Space) for defining the test plans, test procedures, executing or monitoring, and producing the test reports for the needed test instances
Single Point of Contract to the End Customer on all DOORS and Test Case Management tool -related matters
Using DOORS and Contractor's selected Test Case Management tool.
This role would involve some travel for business in France/Europe and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.
You will have the following skills and experience:
Educated to engineering degree or equivalent
More than 5 years of working experience
Good skills in systems communication integration and validation
Experience in telecommunication network (LAN, WAN, IP, V/UHF)
Good knowledge of planning tools or test tools such as Microsoft Project and Quality Center
Good knowledge in Jira, Confluence tools
Experience in subcontracting and outsourcing management
Experience in team Management, good communication, relationship and leadership skills
Experience in facing the final customer would be a plus.
Negotiation level of French
Negotiation level of English.