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Test Manager

Atos Stand: S79

Summary

The AMS Practice transforms, manages, develops, enhances, and maintains custom applications, SaaS, or packaged software by infusing smart automation & robotics, the usage of Agile and DevOps methodologies and a drive towards continuous integration & continuous deployment.

We lead in all aspects in the digital transformation of applications, providing advice, design, development, implementation, and ongoing management services in five key areas:

  • Application Development, providing secure modern application development, adoption, and exploitation
  • Application Management, managing and transforming client’s application portfolios
  • Digital Assurance, providing end to end testing services to deliver independent quality assurance and automation
  • Business Process Management, Integration and Low Code services
  • SaaS & Packaged Software, implementing SaaS and COTS solutions in areas such as ERP, enterprise content management and Oracle, and,
  • Salesforce, providing core CRM and Salesforce products such as Velocity, MuleSoft, Heroku, Lightning and Click Software
  • Deployment of experienced test automation engineers working as part of customers’ Agile and DevOps teams to ensure through lifecycle test automation using commercial and open source tooling solutions and applying AI/ML
  • Automation testing as a service offering, delivering test automation across multiple project workstreams involving different lifecycles and technologies
  • Independent Testing (Third party testing) or Embedded Testing in AMS solutions (High Performance Teams and Digital Software Factories)
  • 20%+ cost savings through implementation of test automation frameworks and tooling, Atos SynBots (flexible tools, frameworks, and templates) – can be deployed to increase speed to market by 40% and decrease defect leakage by 50%, Support customers in moving to Agile and DevOps delivery methods (targeting 80%+ test automation)
  • Predictability & Repeatability thanks to Industry Certified Software Testing Professionals, Matured Standards from 30+ years of experience, Solution recognized by Industry Analysts, Services delivered by the Company that successfully and timely tested the IT systems that supported all Olympic Games since Barcelona 1992

Whether clients require:

  • an integrated, comprehensive application development, testing and / or application management services approach or
  • the design, configuration and implementation of SaaS and COTS products, we focus on adding business and IT value to our clients​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.

Job Description

We are looking for experienced Test Manager who can join a growing testing function and lead on one of the biggest Test Transition projects. You will work closely with other vendors from whom we are taking over the Testing Programme. The job will require you to act as the main point of contact for all Test Transition activities and provide knowledge and guidance on technologies, tooling, and staffing needs of the team. You will be required to be a self-starter and work independently whilst also participating in both the Functional Testing and Automation Testing functions. Can handle small modules and help in overall project completion.

Test Manager will also mentor and guide Test Leads and Test Analysts in the team to become self-sufficient in extending and maintaining Testing on the programme. Test Manager should have sound understanding of planning and executing non-functional tests.

Skills we can't do without:

  • Minimum 10 years testing experience with at least 3 years of Test Management experience
  • SC cleared or eligible to achieve SC clearance
  • At least 5 years’ experience working within large public sector organization’s managing the full end to end testing programme
  • Experience of working within the government environment and deep knowledge of Government Digital Service (GDS) standards and guidelines
  • Well versed in Testing techniques, tools, and latest trends, including SW engineering processes and automation
  • Produce end to end Test strategy and test approach
  • Experience in writing Test Level Plans
  • Experienced in test planning & execution with Agile & Devops methodologies
  • Oversee test execution results and defects tracker
  • Manage defects and ensure that corrective actions are taken in a timely manner to ensure these meet the programme timeline
  • Produce summary report of testing status, defect status, corrective actions for major defects and RAG status at programme level with input from workstream
  • Creation of Test Level Exit Reports
  • Experience of Managing Test Transition Projects
  • Must have led testing activities in various projects, with teams up to 20 resources, ideally within a Distributed Delivery environment
  • Flexible, with good communication and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the software engineering process
  • Experience in a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques, and tools
  • Good people skills, especially diplomacy and advocacy skills
  • Planning, resource assignment, management skills

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that requirements are managed end to end and ensure that traceability is maintained
  • Produce Test Approach, Test Plans
  • Support Test Automation Manager with test automation engagement delivery tasks
  • Oversee daily test execution results and communicate with wider stake holders
  • Identify manual tests which can be automated wherever necessary
  • Manage defects and ensure that corrective actions are taken in a timely manner to ensure these meet the programme timeline
  • Produce summary report of testing status, defect status, corrective actions for major defects and RAG status at programme level with input from workstream
  • Review and establish test management tools (e.g., test case and defect management)
  • Contribute to risk and issues identification and management
  • Creation of Test Level Exit Reports
  • Experience of managing Cloud Migration Projects
  • Experience of Managing Test Transition Projects
  • Good Customer facing skills physically and virtually
  • Self-starter who can work with multiple Project teams
  • Pragmatic thinkers who are not stuck in a traditional Waterfall model testing mind-set
  • Support the development of the Test Automation test capability
  • Managing a team of Testers across multiple Agile teams

To apply: https://atos.net/psd-uk-job-opportunities

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