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Test Manager

Job Title: Test Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: UN/009/DM_1658231603
Contact Name: Uma Nidhi
Contact Email:
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Test Manager - (Security Cleared)


**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered**

Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector require an Defect Manager to join their successful Practice on an Contract basis basis.

Are you a Defect Manager who combines strong testing skills with great communication and leadership skills? Are you a team player that is aware of emerging technologies and methodologies, prepared to learn and mentor new and junior staff? Are you committed to raising standards and delighting our customers? Do you want to be proud to work for a company that respects its people, promotes diversity and is at the leading edge of technology? We are looking to grow our team with committed people who will work together to deliver high assurance services and solutions for our customers in the UK and overseas. This is your world and your opportunity to shape it for the better. Your role We are looking for self-motivated Defect Manager to join our existing dynamic Test Practice. The role for a Defect Manager to focus on managing the defects produced from both Infrastructure and Application testing through to Resolution. The Defect Manager is the point of contact for all Defect status related queries and owner of the Defect Process. As a Defect Manager, you will be required to learn and support all aspects of the Defect Process and offer guidance to the software development and operational teams as and when required. The team are responsible to scope and develop efficiencies and improvements throughout their own processes and aid development in wider teams.

Duties & Experience required: * The management and control of all defects within the in-house development environments. * To own and chair daily defect calls with lead Development, Test and Operational Teams, Customer and third parties and to provide clear minutes and actions. * Ability to explain technical processes and articulate knowledge of the Defect Management process to a wide audience. * Strong working Knowledge of Jira and reporting tools. * Good practical knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel * Definition, ownership and management of the Defect Process. * Liaising with the Problem Management Team to ensure a clear and efficient interaction within overlapping processes, and to promote this with all customers. * Ensuring all defects are entered correctly and controlled / managed as effectively as possible through their lifecycle. * Maintaining absolute integrity of the defect database and ensuring a full audit trail for any changes made to defect status outside of the published defect process. * Represent the regional position on defect status to both regional users and international staff on a regular basis. * Creation of a Defect Dashboard for the status reporting on Defects and to drive those defects through to successful conclusion.

If you are interested please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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