Test Manager


Direct Entry Job Permanent Bristol, UK

Uploaded 1 Feb 2022

Job Description

CGI UK Careers - Be Part of Our StoryIf you think you have the talent to break the systems we make, join us and share a little of your tough love to keep us robust and help strengthen the UK’s digital revolution.From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.CGI Bristol is looking for a Test Manager to plan, manage, derive and implement module and system level test cases within a variety of existing and new opportunities within its Space division.What you can expect from usBusiness is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.Due to the secure nature of the clients we work with, you will need to hold or be able to secure a UK Security Clearance or above and to be solely UK National.

Person Specification

This role requires a proactive individual who will be capable of deriving the test strategy, analysing and understanding the requirements and design in order to plan, manage and deliver all aspects of the testing activities associated to the programme of work.This role will have a client facing aspect, with responsibility for Client Deliverable documents and attending / leading testing related meetings with the Client.ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will have a track record in the following:• Performing analysis of Requirements and Design to: - Understand what testing activities are required to verify the requirements; - Produce estimates for the testing to be performed; - Identifying test tools required to support the identified testing activities;• Managing and deliver the: - Designing and Writing of Test Plans; - Creating and reviewing of Test Documentation; - Designing and Writing of detailed Test Cases; - Designing and Writing of detailed Test Scripts; - Creating of weekly progress metrics; - Generation of requirements traceability evidence;• Managing and Leading the integration of the components delivered from the development teams.• Performing integration and test activities in accordance with the agreed plans, specifications and descriptions / scripts. This will include executing test scripts, recording results and storing evidence. • Maintaining the Leatherhead testing environment, including Identifying and set up of test data and simulators;• Delivery of test documentation to the Client;• Attending / leading test milestone meetings with the Client;• Identifying staffing needs, interviewing and mentoring the members of the test team.• Manage and lead the day-to-day activities of the test team;• Interact with other programme disciplines (i.e. DA Team, Development Team, PA, Safety) ;• Working in accordance with defined project processes and procedures; • Providing regular progress reporting to the management team;• Provide inputs in to the Client Progress Report.• Track record of the full software lifecycle, especially the test lifecycle;• Track record of using test tools;• Track record in writing test cases and test scripts;• Track record in writing client deliverable documents;• Track record of managing test teams sized 1 – 6 people, including producing plans and documentation;• Ability to work within a programme team and directly with the client.Our working approach is built around our client’s needs. That’s not to say yours aren’t important too and in a post-pandemic world, we want to extend the offer of an open discussion to you as to whether a role can be office or home-based, flexible or hybrid.We celebrate and reward our colleagues through a variety of methods, and we promote the health and well-being of our members through a range of programs and activities. We are also committed to ensuring a safe work environment through the prevention of harmful workplace incidents including physical harm, harassment and violence.Unconditionally inclusive – we know diversity brings a great greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace. We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.#bepartofourstory#ExperienceCGI#INDCGI