SOLOS Consultants
June 28, 2024
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Job Type
Start Date
£167.79-£256.33 daily rate


£167.79p-£192.01p Daily Rate – PAYE

£221.64p-£256.33p Daily Rate – UMBRELLA

Full Time

8 Month Contract Initially

Cardiff / Hybrid – Candidate will need to travel across sites within Wales and will need to be able to work flexibly.



Our Public Sector Client is looking for a Test Team Principal join their team on an interim basis.

Responsible for all aspects of provision of the Testing services for which the post holder is the Test Principal (management, support and development).

To implement testing strategies in accordance with Our Clients Test Framework and Assurance Processes and to implement test plans based upon this strategy within CAV.


Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Masters level in information and IT related subject or equivalent experience
  • Must have in-depth knowledge and demonstrable expertise in Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (Team Edition) and Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Web Access.
  • Should be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of testing processes and an understanding of how they fit within an overall application and development project lifecycle.
  • An excellent knowledge of defect management and structured approaches to resolution of issues.
  • Knowledge of different test methodologies. For example, white box and black box.
  • Proven knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Tools and Test management tools. For example, Quality Centre.


  • Relevant testing qualification, for example ISTQB.
  • CCTA PRINCE 2 practitioner examination pass or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Further specialist postgraduate knowledge or experience.




  • Extensive experience of managing testing in highly complex technology-based projects
  • Proven experience in the analysis of business requirements and the production of test plans, strategies, test reports and traceability matrices for complex technical environments.
  • Proven record in the field of Application Development and Lifecycle Management.
  • Experience in supervising an IT Test team.
  • Excellent understanding and record of translating business and functional requirements into specialist test plans and traceability matrices.
  • Demonstrate a track record of delivering successful test projects.
  • Ability to communicate with staff up to a senior level on complex business or clinical processes.
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate technical staff by creating personal development plans and identifying training needs.
  • Able to read and comprehend clinical business requirements and high-level design deliverables well enough to commission and write detailed test cases.
  • Proven ability to organise own work and the work of other testing professionals effectively.
  • Able to be proactive in problem identification and pursuit of resolution.
  • Proven project management ability.
  • Able to learn new technologies and IT systems quickly through both self-study and professional courses.
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent presentational skills.


  • Experience of implementing a Test Framework


If this role is of interest and you meet the above criteria, then please apply immediately

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