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Posted: 06/06/2019
Reference: 764879
Job Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, England (map)
Salary: £0 - £0
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Selective Group Recruitment is seeking a professional, self-motivated individual to join our UK client for the position of Test Manager, based in Ipswich. You will have an interest in deploying industrial software that facilitates energy transition.  Multiple delivery methodologies, Inc. Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid, are all likely to be used at some point in the delivery cycle.  You will join the Smart Grid Development Team and work specifically on the programme of work to deliver our Active Network Management solutions.

Job role:               Test Manager (12 month fixed term contract)
Location:              Ipswich
Salary:                  Negotiable (depending on experience)

Primary duties; 

  • Delivering the Test Approach / Strategy for the Active Network Management Solution;
  • Delivering the   Test Plan / Test Schedule;
  • Identifying, and quantifying, the time and resource estimates for testing;
  • Overseeing the creation of Test Scenarios and Test Cases;
  • Advising in the choice of test management and automation tools;
  • Specifying and agreeing Test Data Sets;
  • Directly managing all Test Phases; 

Essential Experience:

  • Essential to have a strong testing background, including experience as a Test Manager (Ideally complex multi system, multiple interfaces, real time systems)
  • Recognised Test Management qualification e.g. ISTQB Advanced Test Manager (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong knowledge of testing best practices and design techniques
  • Experience of test management and automation tools e.g. Quality Centre/ALM/ QTP
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Experience of testing real-time batch processing data changes;
  • Utilities experience, preferably the power industry
  • Background knowledge within the Electrical Power Industry


If you are interested and believe you have suitable skills and experience to be considered for this position, then please apply. 


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