Philips Test Verification Lead in Belfast, United Kingdom

Key Areas of responsibility

The tasks of the Verification Lead in the areas of responsibility indicated above are summarized as follows:

  • Defines the integration and test strategy and test effort (business risk based).

  • Defines the test activities, their entry and exit criteria, test infrastructure and makes sure they are executed with the required quality.

  • Defines and maintains the Test Traceability Matrix.

  • Creates the test summary, product and release test reports.

  • Represents the Project Manager in discussing the incremental project deliveries, with a mandate as defined in the project plan and project-project agreements.

  • Knows about, and acts on the impact of CCB decisions.

The Verification Lead :

  • Is owner of the Verification Plan and Test Traceability Matrix

  • Is responsible for tuning and propagation of the Master Test Plan with the project team.

  • Is responsible for the overall content and the quality of the tests.

  • Is responsible that the defined tests are carried-out properly.

  • Is responsible to report the product quality level.

  • Is responsible for the delivery and the quality of the agreed work products to the customer, within the mandate of the project milestones.

  • Promotes product baseline in the consolidated domain.

  • Is consulted for making sure that requirement documents are reviewed from a testing viewpoint.

  • Coach verification engineers to design tests, and carry them out, report deviations and report the test results.

Educational and experience requirements

Technical skills:

  • Has a thorough understanding of white box, black box, use-case based and other test techniques.

  • Can moderate reviews from test point of view.

  • Is an acknowledged domain expert, both w.r.t. the test profession and the product itself (ISTQB Advanced).

  • Understands test tooling issues, can organize test automation.

Leadership skills:

  • The Verification Lead is aware of his leading role in a testing team.

  • Knows how to coach people towards achieving their goals.

  • Propagates test techniques & methods.

Social skills:

  • Adapts his/her level of communication to the level and background of his/her audience. This applies both in person-to-person situations and in addressing audiences.

  • He is a good and firm negotiator in order to create win-win situations.

  • He constantly improves own performance, by study, and by evaluating own behavior.

  • Is able to handle conflicting interests.

Your Challenge

Our challenge is to drive exponential business growth at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and passion - delivering cutting edge technologies that solve century old health challenges with greater speed, higher quality and better accuracy for individuals and families around the world. Join us!

As Verification Lead you deal with the design verification of complete multidisciplinary products of Digital Pathology Solutions. This consists of the software solutions for our Tutor, Xplore and TissueMark soltiuions along with the various IT platforms associated with these solutions. The Verification Lead is responsible to drive the verification strategy & evidence to ensure design verification is managed to meet project, customer & regulatory needs.

Your team:

When you walk into work you will be joining a truly entrepreneurial team within the Philips DPS Belfast site. DPS globally has over 330 employees spread across 8 countries, all passionate about defining the future, growing the business and having fun. You will be considered an “early joiner” to the Philips Emerging Businesses family which plans to expand itself by approximately 700 members in the next 3 years. The Verification Lead is part of the Verification & Validation development team.

Key Areas of responsibility

The tasks of the Verification Lead in the areas of responsibility indicated above are summarized as follows:

  • Defines the integration and test strategy and test effort (business risk based).

  • Defines the test activities, their entry and exit criteria, test infrastructure and makes sure they are executed with the required quality.

  • Defines and maintains the Test Traceability Matrix.

  • Creates the test summary, product and release test reports.

  • Represents the Project Manager in discussing the incremental project deliveries, with a mandate as defined in the project plan and project-project agreements.

  • Knows about, and acts on the impact of CCB decisions.

The Verification Lead :

  • Is owner of the Verification Plan and Test Traceability Matrix

  • Is responsible for tuning and propagation of the Master Test Plan with the project team.

  • Is responsible for the overall content and the quality of the tests.

  • Is responsible that the defined tests are carried-out properly.

  • Is responsible to report the product quality level.

  • Is responsible for the delivery and the quality of the agreed work products to the customer, within the mandate of the project milestones.

  • Promotes product baseline in the consolidated domain.

  • Is consulted for making sure that requirement documents are reviewed from a testing viewpoint.

  • Coach verification engineers to design tests, and carry them out, report deviations and report the test results.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

Technical skills:

  • Has a thorough understanding of white box, black box, use-case based and other test techniques.

  • Can moderate reviews from test point of view.

  • Is an acknowledged domain expert, both w.r.t. the test profession and the product itself (ISTQB Advanced).

  • Understands test tooling issues, can organize test automation.

Leadership skills:

  • The Verification Lead is aware of his leading role in a testing team.

  • Knows how to coach people towards achieving their goals.

  • Propagates test techniques & methods.

Social skills:

  • Adapts his/her level of communication to the level and background of his/her audience. This applies both in person-to-person situations and in addressing audiences.

  • He is a good and firm negotiator in order to create win-win situations.

  • He constantly improves own performance, by study, and by evaluating own behavior.

  • Is able to handle conflicting interests.

In return, we offer you a dynamic position in an innovative and challenging environment where you have the opportunity to use exciting new technology to make a real difference in the fight against cancer. As the business grows and develops there will opportunity to develop yourself and to grow with the business.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

• A competitive base salary plus a high performance related bonus.

• Up to 12% pension contribution.

• Access to range of flexible benefits including private healthcare insurance.

• Holiday allowance of 25 days a year (plus bank holidays).

• Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University.

• Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.

• The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices..

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

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