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Test Manager

Job Title: Test Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SQ290322_1648544585
Contact Name: Sarah Quinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

A new and exciting opportunity has come about for a Test Manager with a major UK Telecoms Infrastructure company. This role can be either a contract or perm position depending on your preference and will be a hybrid model based out of Theale 2 days per week.

The role exists to assure the quality of the services we offer to our customers, both in terms of introducing new capabilities as well as changes to existing. It sits within IT, and will be responsible for:

  • Test Governance and Standards
  • Plan, Communicate and Coordinate activities among Stakeholders and/or other departments
  • The creation and embedding of an overarching test approach for all designated workstreams. Each project is different, so the approach needs to flexible to the project's objectives.
  • Creation of the project test strategies and test plans for the designated projects in the work stream.
  • Ensuring all development / change tasks within the programs meet quality criteria through traceability to requirements, test planning, test execution, quality assurance and issue tracking. Setting of test entry and exit criteria and ensuring that they are met prior to sign-off.
  • To assist in testing during delivery and close to go live as needed for major programmes. This could include writing and executing Test Scripts and assisting with User Acceptance Testing.


  • Minimum of 5+ years related experience in QA & Test Management in software implementation projects both Agile and Waterfall.
  • Demonstrable skills in Supplier Management, Risk & Issue Management, Testing Tools, DevOps Methodologies, Dependency Management and management of teams
  • Ideally experienced with defining and managing Quality Assurance in a Telecommunications or IT Business.
  • Would be an advantage if they have experience of testing middleware platforms to exchange data between internal/external parties.

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