IT Quality Assurance Testing and Validation Manager

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IT Quality Assurance Testing and Validation Manager
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LabConnect improves lives by partnering with pharma/biotech companies and clinical research organizations (CROs) to accelerate the development of new medicines around the world. An independent, global, one-stop-shop focused on delivering central laboratory services that are tailor-made, timely and flexible to meet the evolving study demands from traditional to increasingly complex trials. 
At LabConnect, we are a growing and global team. In addition to great perks and challenging work assignments, we invest in our people with enriching career growth opportunities. We believe in a friendly and collaborative environment with open lines of communication.

The IT QA Testing and Validation Manager is responsible for architecting, building, delivering, and managing a comprehensive testing program that focusses on delivering high-quality software and IT systems that meet regulatory requirements and end user expectations.

What will you do?
  • Recruits, manages, and leads a team of IT QA Testing and Validation Specialist
  • Manages the IT QA and Validation testing team processes and tools
  • Oversees all applications and systems testing for the IT QA Testing and Validation team.
  • Responsible for ensuring computer system validation documentation is complete, accurate, and comprehensive​​​​​​
  • Establishes and oversees testing methodologies for the team and ensures team members are trained in those methodologies, test case/script creation and automated testing tool usage
  • Oversees both manual and automated test case/script libraries, and ensures scripts are kept up to date, versioned properly, and are easily accessible
  • As manager duties allow, the testing manager may perform duties of a validation/testing analyst
What will you bring to the table?
  • 3+ years’ experience as a manager, supervisor or team lead
  • 5+ years’ experience in creating and executing IT system or software QA test plans, test cases and test scripts
  • 3+ years’ experience in creating automated test scripts (no specific tool experience required)
  • Customer focused, with strong written and verbal communication skills and a proven aptitude for understanding end user workflows and technical IT terminology
  • Knowledge of FDA 21 CFR Part 11 validation and compliance, Waterfall and Scrum methodologies, Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Certification and documentation experience preferred

Working Conditions/Physical Demands, Travel, etc.
  • ​​Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, talk and hear
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
What we offer
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefits package as you grow your career at LabConnect. Join our team and discover how your work can impact the lives of people all over the world
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