Test Manager (OAT / Service Validation)

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Test Manager (OAT / Service Validation)

A Test Manager with OAT (Operational Acceptance Testing) and/or Service Validation Testing experience, to work with suppliers and the customer on a project by project basis, generating the Operational Acceptance Test (OAT), Service Acceptance Test (SAT) and Pilot Test Plans. In-addition, the Test Manager will provide Test Assurance for a SIAM Programme, as the integrator of supplier derived projects and to support maintenance and break-fix where necessary.

Job Description

Test Manager (OAT / Service Validation)
London
Permanent
Ket skills: Test Management, Operational Acceptance Testing, Service Validation, Service Acceptance Test, SIAM, ISEB, ISTQB, Functioncal, Non-Functional, Communication.

**Candidates must be willing and able to undergo SC Security Clearance**.

Company profile
A global leader in science & technology solutions, working to solve the world's toughest challenges in defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil and commercial markets.

Employing over 30,000 people worldwide, they currently have several, significant UK contracts in-process and work extensively with the UK Government on strategic programmes.

What do they need?
A Test Manager with OAT (Operational Acceptance Testing) and/or Service Validation Testing experience, to work with suppliers and the customer on a project by project basis, generating the Operational Acceptance Test (OAT), Service Acceptance Test (SAT) and Pilot Test Plans.

In-addition, the Test Manager will provide Test Assurance for a SIAM Programme, as the integrator of supplier derived projects and to support maintenance and break-fix where necessary.

What will I be doing?

* Support analysis of requirements and functional specifications in order to identify test conditions (both positive and negative tests)
* Produce Operational Acceptance, Service Acceptance and Pilot Test Plans and Test Schedule
* Assist with the identification of test environment requirements
* Ensuring tests are traceable to requirements
* Assurance of third party suppliers during Acceptance test phases
* Production of regular progress reports
* Raising & managing defects/incidents
* Contribute to the test exit reports
* Contribute to the Post Project Reviews
* Liaise effectively with technical delivery teams and business stakeholders
* Support the maintenance of the standard test tool and test schedule

What will I have?
Fundamentally, you will have strong experience of OAT (Operational Acceptance Testing) / Service Validation Testing at Test Manager level

Your testing background, will include strong experience of Hardware and Software non-functional testing, High Availability testing and will include exposure to core non-functional test concepts: Recoverability, Resilience, Operability and Alerting

As Test Manager, you will be experienced in performing test assurance activities and have an understanding of Risk Based Testing

Lastly, you will hold an ISEB/ISTQB Certification

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. Our industry coverage includes, but is not limited to: Infrastructure and Built Environment, IT (including Security, Communications, SaaS, ERP, IT Sales, and more) Oil and Gas, Defence, Engineering and Technology, Technical Sales, Energy, Space, Telecommunications, Manufacturing and much, much more. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Sam Gerrie

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I specialise in recruiting for permanent IT opportunities. It is a fantastic opportunity working at ARM and having the chance to find people their dream job.