Profile

Experienced Test Manager with 10 years of experience driving and improving test activities in a range of companies across industries in both agile, hybrid and “traditional” project settings.

Skills

  • Test Management
  • Test strategy
  • Team Lead
  • TPI

Tools

Test management tools

  • HP ALM
  • IBM RQM
  • MS TM
  • qTest Managerdddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddfdffd

Test automation tools

  • Selenium IDE
  • Leapwork/LeapTest
  • Tosca Test Automation

Other tools

  • Jira/Confluence
  • MS Teams/sharepoint

Languages

  • Danish – Native
  • English – Fluent
  • German – Elementary

Links

Linkedin

Linkedin.com/f.ditmar

Employment History

Test Management Consultant at Accenture Technology | Sep 2016 – Now

Falck, Test Architect | Feb. 2018 – July 2018

Test Architect on a medium sized international project to introduce integrated Dispatch management applications.

  • Definition of Test Strategy for multi country implementation.
  • Definition of Test Environment approach and management
  • Set up Test Management (qTest Manager) Tool for manual testing

Nordea, Senior Defect Manager | Oct. 2016 – Feb. 2018

Senior Defect Manager on large international core banking program and part of the QA Leadership team.

  • Led the Defect Management Team and drove process improvement initiatives.
  • Implementation of full traceability solution in an agile setup between Jira and ALM.
  • Defect triages with internal project member and external vendor.
  • Led team of 5 defect leads cross different project development streams.

 

Test Management Consultant at TESTHUSET A/S | Jan 2013 – Sep 2016

Oticon A/S, Test Manager | May. 2015 – Sep. 2016

Test Manager on Embedded software project, with purpose of developing next generation hearing instruments.

  • Responsible for test design and execution of SIT and ST.
  • Test planning, estimation, coordination and reporting on progress in Jira/RQM
  • Management of defects, traceability and test coverage with IBM RQM/DOORS
  • Participation in cross project test improvement activities
  • Led team with up to 10 testers

Sundhed.dk, Test Mentor | Feb. 2015 – Apr. 2015

Test Mentoring for in-house test manager.

  • Development of Test Strategy and implementation plan of improvement initiatives.
  • Guidance in creation of test cases and test suites in MS Test Manager 2013.
  • Guidance in creation of automated test of websites with Selenium IDE.

PensionDanmark, Test Manager | Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014

Test Manager on new pension system with the main purpose of improve business workflows and limit costs.

  • Managed UAT activities, which involved planning and coordination with external system developer.
  • Managing defects, test execution, and progress reports with HP Quality Center.
  • Day to day management of test team with eight professional and business testers.

LB Forsikring, Test Manager | Jan 2013 – Dec. 2013

Test Manager on a new insurance system migrated to new platform.

  • Managed UAT activities, which involved planning and coordination with external system developer
  • Managing test execution and progress reports with HP Quality Center.
  • Management of defects, traceability and test coverage with HP Quality Center
  • Day to day management of test team with five business testers.
  • Release Management for test- and production environments.

Test Manager at Topdanmark A/S | Jan 2008 – Dec 2013

IT-eBusiness, Senior Test Manager | Jan. 2009 – Dec. 2012

Senior Test Manager in web project with 5 concurrent B2B and B2C projects.

  • Responsible for overall coordination of test initiatives across projects.
  • Establishing a test organization including participation in hiring of Testers and Test Managers.
  • Definition and rollout of Test Strategy, Methodology and Test Process.
  • Setup and Rollout of HP Quality Center across projects.
  • Implementation of automated test with QTP and Selenium.

Internal Claims Project, Test Coordinator | Jan. 2008 – Dec. 2008

Tester and test coordinator on new claims handling with migration from old mainframe system to new platform.

  • Planning, estimating and execution of System Test.
  • Management of defects, traceability and test coverage with HP Quality Center.
  • Defect management with external testers and developers
  • Data extraction and collection for test progress reports.
  • Day to day coordination of test team with 10 professional testers.

Education

Copenhagen Business School | Sep. 2006 – Jan. 2009

MSc in Business Administration and Business Computing

Certificates and Courses

  • Tosca AS1  | 2018
  • SAFe 4.0 PM/PO  | 2017
  • Prince2 Foundation | 2014
  • ISTQB - Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL) | 2012
  • Scrum Master certification  | 2012
  • Kanban course (run by Trifork) | 2011
  • Project Management course (run by Implement) PL1, PL2 & PL3  | 2011
  • ISTQB – Foundation Level (CTFL) | 2010