Test Manager

Test Manager

Job Title: Test Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895457_1550249464
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 16:51

Job Description

Test Manager

Our client is a world leader in the defence and security systems based in South Wales, providing security to critical infrastructure including government clients. They have a new role for a Test Manager to manage the test and verification project, overseeing and conducting all test and verification activities.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a company at the cutting edge of technology and cyber security offering outstanding progression and career development opportunities.
If you have experience in any of the following areas, please get in touch for an informal discussion.
Key Responsibilities:

*Using appropriate tools and techniques verify and validate deliverables to standards defined in the BMS and specification requirements.
*involvement in the development of Engineering dept. functions and procedures.
*To be responsible for the time keeping team and self with regards to task milestones
*Provide technical leadership in at least one tool & technique used by the business
*Be aware of technological/engineering developments and issues in industry and interact with the Engineering Management to continuously improve Engineering.
*Represent the company on technical matters to the customer in expert field.
*Following contract award, establish the T&V project including definition of key staff attributes and skills, creation of the project/ team structure and creation of T&V strategy
*Manage production of test and verification strategies/plans which:

Key Skills

*Educated to degree level in either a science or engineering based subject - essential
*Formal qualification in project management - highly desirable (e.g. Prince 2 practitioner)
*Formal qualification in testing - highly desirable (Practitioner level of ISEB/ISTQB in Software Testing)
*Formal training in project planning tools - highly desirable (e.g. Microsoft Project)
*Industrial experience in communications, IT or engineering design, development and implementation projects - essential
*Test management experience - essential
*Knowledge and experience of managing test and verification activities across split location/multi-country design teams - highly desirable

Location: South Wales, Newport, Cardiff, Caerphilly,
Salary - Competitive Salary + Benefits
Key Skills - Test Manager, ISEB, ISTQB, Verification, Test, Design, manager, software, ALM, Test Manager, Rational
This is a Permanent Role
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.