We are in search for a Test Manager to join our rapidly growing Software Testing community who can provide leadership and vision for a team of highly motivated Test Engineers. This team is at the center of driving innovative solutions and proposing new software development practices for our company. The successful candidate will be working across multiple digital transformation programmes, including the transformation of the UK’s biometrics platform to cloud for one of our key customers.
Test Manager will manage and support a team of software and system testers to fully support the functional, non-functional, integration and performance testing of a system of critical national infrastructure. You will have overall responsibility for the management of the testing of a large system and code base from an incumbent supplier. You will be responsible for managing knowledge transfer, change and building your team. Test Manager must be eligible to undergo security clearance (SC)
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.
Test Manager will have the following:-
Planning, coordination, and control of the various test activities
Work with clients and other stakeholders
Due diligence of testing processes – document of detailed end to end test process
Due diligence of required documents
Manage and support team of testers with various levels of skills who are located across multi locations
Defining strategies, goals and plans for the test team
12 years’ test experience (or 10 years’ experience with ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing)
Demonstrable Systems Integration testing management experience including integrating 3rd party systems or components.
Strong experience in Defect Management
Extensive experience in Planning, coordination, and control of the various test activities
Strong experience in working with clients and other stakeholders
Experience in identifying and defining suitable test methods and test tools
Extensive experience in working in complex large scale projects
Strong experience in technical management and control of the testing team.
Extensive experience in developing Test Strategy and approach
Demonstrable experience is producing Test Plans
Experience in documentation of the test activities and preparation of the results
Extensive experience and good understanding of structured test methods and processes
Experience of taking ownership and driving delivery of testing projects.
Strong oral and written communication skills – ability to communicate with technical and non-technical team members.
Self-motivated and willing to speak to colleagues and stakeholders to find out missing information;
Enthusiastic, proactive, troubleshooting attitude with a willingness to learn new technologies;
Extensive experience analysing requirements and design documentation
Experience in Functional and Non Functional Testing
Experience in Performance Testing
Good time management and organisational skills – ability to manage a team of testers with various levels of skills
Desired Skills and Experience:
Working with large-scale and complex integration programmes;
Knowledge of automation
Knowledge of TSQL and XML
Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture;
DOORS, JIRA, HPQC (ALM) experience or equivalent tools;
WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
Contributory Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance
33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)
Commitment to Diversity
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs