Test Manager – FMG – Huddersfield

FMG

Job Title: Test Manager

Location: Huddersfield (hybrid working available)

Annual salary: Up to £55,000 depending on experience plus bonus and other company benefits

Contract: full-time/ permanent

Role overview:

Here at FMG we have a fantastic opportunity in our Business Transformation Department; we are the UK’s leading independent provider of fleet and insurer incident management and specialist vehicle recovery services. Due to continued growth, we are now seeking an ambitious and experienced Test Manager to lead the business testing activities across various IT change projects within the company’s portfolio

Reporting directly to the Head of Business Change and working in collaboration with other stakeholders in the business, your main responsibility will be to evolve and champion a business testing framework to ensure a consistent approach across all projects and manage the testing activities for assigned projects.

Your key responsibilities will include:

· Produce Test Strategy, Test Plans and Test Scripts for functional, integration and performance testing of applications, databases and infrastructure builds

· Produce and present test and quality documentation for quality gate reviews

· Provide time and effort estimates for testing activities

· Ensures that any risks associated with the agreed test strategy and the system test plan are clearly documented and described to the clients/users and colleagues

· Takes responsibility for the production of testing deliverables and achievement of testing milestones during a project

· Carry out validation, integration, system and performance testing of software, both functional and non-functional on both applications and databases, as well as testing infrastructure builds

· Takes responsibility for all phases of testing and the management of the testing activities within a development project

· Manages all risks associated with the testing and takes preventative action when any risks become unacceptable

· Record results in summary and detailed format and communicate those results as appropriate to all levels

· Record and manage defects

· Work closely with developers to investigate the causes of defects and help develop solutions

· Work closely with Change Management to ensure testing is conducted in line with business requirements

· Maintain control of test environments and releases into test and production environments

· Identify opportunities to improve the testing process

· Error identification, investigation and resolution

About you

· ISEB qualified

· Demonstrable, software testing experience

· Experience working within a formalised test and development framework

· A good appreciation of Quality Control and Configuration Control processes

· Experienced in testing applications, databases and infrastructure

· Proven experience in understanding end-user needs and testing accordingly

· Experienced at testing end user focused web &/or rich client applications

· Good communication skills and a flexible team player

· Experience working with Waterfall & Agile methodologies

· Ability to work well on own or as part of a small team, sometimes in a pressurized environment

· A proactive self-starter, willing to drive issues to resolution with appropriate persistence and persuasiveness

· Good communication skills, both verbal and written, to build and maintain solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders including senior management

What’s in it for you?

· Salary – up to £55k plus bonus scheme and other company benefits

· Annual Leave- 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days plus Bank holidays

· Pension- Contributory pension scheme

· Financial Benefits- save-as-you-earn scheme, free life assurance and a range of national and local retailer discounts.

· Lifestyle & Wellbeing Benefits- discounted gym membership, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme with an NHS Approved mental well-being mobile app.

· Motoring Benefits- free motor accident assistance, discounted vehicle repairs, discounts on weekend vehicle hire and van hire and access to an employee vehicle-leasing scheme.

· Community- Great working environment in our new offices with fantastic modern break out areas, free car parking, onsite canteen, kitchen facilities, TV area, and shower facilities for those that want to take advantage of the cycle to work scheme.

Be part of our future

If you are interested in this opportunity and hold the relevant skills, we encourage you to apply today for an immediate consideration

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