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Test Manager

About Us

Corona Energy is a leading independent energy supplier with over 20 years’ experience servicing UK businesses. We currently supply 14% of the industrial and commercial gas market with around 13,000 gas and electricity customers. At Corona Energy our culture is defined by our people. We are passionate about our employees and recognise that they should be in the centre of everything we do. Our awards reflect the great work we do in developing our teams and providing first class customer service and we are very proud to have held the Investors in People Gold award for the last 4 years.  What are you waiting for? Join our team today!

What does the job entail?

As a Test Manager you will be responsible to set, lead and manage testing capabilities into a major IT transformation programme delivery business, operational & technology change. You will lead and drive the delivery of business & technical testing with multiple internal & external 3rd parties to ensure quality IT solutions are delivered.

The Test Manager will have extensive experience of planning, scoping & execution of testing projects and will have worked with senior level stakeholders. They will need to assess testing tool requirements, set up tools and will have
worked in both Agile and Waterfall environments and have worked on projects bringing multiple components together to work as one solution with demonstrable experience in planning, coordinating and managing User Acceptance Testing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of testing activities during every stage of the test process with business & IT partner test
    teams
  • Specific focus and experience of the following test stages:
    • Non-Functional Testing (including Performance, Scalability, Resilience, Security etc.)
    • User Acceptance Testing
    • Operational Acceptance Testing
  • Develop and implement a Testing Strategy ensuring quality solutions are delivered
  • Direct coordination with supplier teams to ensure that the standards & criteria are met for each of the testing stages:
    • Unit Testing
    • Integration Testing
    • e2e Functional Testing
    • Non-Functional Testing
  • Accountable to deliver to the required schedule & criteria for the following test stages:
    • User Acceptance Testing
    • Operational Acceptance Testing
    • ‘Live Proving’
  • Plan, develop and deliver UAT test scripts, with business SMEs to achieve significant business testing coverage and confidence to achieve business sign-off for the system(s)
  • Coach and develop the business UAT testing team
  • Define the scope of testing within the context of each release
  • Identify tools, technologies and approaches ensuring safe, secure and reliable testing delivery.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to define continual improvements to testing processes.
  • Managing and monitoring the Technical & UAT testing teams
  • Have extensive technical & change experience of testing through the lifecycle for product related developments, re-platforming and custom developments
  • Report back on Test Results and Support corrective plans to fix bugs and plan re-tests
  • Creation of automated test packs for regression and to support sanity testing
  • Conduct risk assessment, risk management, quality assurance functions, writing reports and scheduling.
  • A Test Manager usually performs many of the following tasks:
    • Maintaining and improving testing roles
    • Managing test planning, execution
    • Weekly reporting on progress
    • Daily stats & trends on testing defects status, density, progress, patterns etc.
    • Setting up schedules
    • Document test findings
    • Supervising test teams
  • Any other reasonable duties as defined by management

Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have proven experience as a Test Manager and have experience turning operational teams into effective test teams and demonstrable experience of successful testing and product delivery especially in UAT.

  • 8+ years in test management
  • Experience in leading, planning and executing testing across product based & bespoke developments
  • Extensive experience In Non-Functional testing (including Performance, Scalability, Resilience, Security testing)
  • Proven experience in managing & delivering Functional/User Acceptance testing, with teams of 30+
  • Microsoft Dynamic ERP, CRM and 365 Migration experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in Quality Assurance of complex projects
  • Experience of delivery to Gating criteria and any associated preparation
  • Experience across setting up and utilizing test management tools
  • Coordinating people and teams
  • Executing effective leadership
  • Negotiating and networking
  • Communicating in both a written and verbal form
  • Being dynamic and self-motivated
  • Handling work stress
  • Being persistent and resilient
  • Achieving set objectives
  • Working in a diverse environment
  • Presentation and listening

Equal Opportunities:

  • Able to demonstrate commitment to equal opportunities through their previous work experiences

What do you get in return?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Profit share
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave options
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life insurance and Income protection
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Fresh fruit, snacks and breakfast every day
  • Amazing company parties
  • Stunning new office with true community feel
  • Online learning account

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