Test Manager

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: London, England - London, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0220-0583
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

If 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.

Your future duties and responsibilities

As a CGI Test Manager you will report to the Development Manager and will be responsible for planning, monitoring and controlling the activities of the test project, working closely with each of the Test Leads to ensure that the project’s Test Strategy is fulfilled.

You will be responsible for mentoring the Onshore Test Leads, ensuring they have the right skills and assisting with their career progression, as well as producing work instructions for any test team members reporting to you and ensuring the Onshore Test Lead, Offshore Test Team Lead, Offshore Project, BAU and SAP Testers carry out their roles effectively

You will produce an overall Test Schedule for the Onshore Team and contribute to resource and forward load planning for the Offshore Team run by the Delivery Manager and will be responsible for the test improvement programme on a continuous basis

The role requires someone to define, agree and meet test KPIs, analyse test metrics and act on the analysis to improve testing and ensuring that adherence to the Test Strategy is monitored. As Test Manager you will be the escalation point for the Onshore Test Leads and resolve issues and manage the impact of change requests

You will manage the test tools used by the test team and ensure that they are in support and backed up appropriately

The role requires the Test Manager to chair weekly meetings and have 1:1 weekly meeting with your Test Team Leads.

Reporting is also an important part of the role and you will be liaising regularly with the Account Manager, Development Manager, Release Manager, Technical Design Authority and Project Managers. You will bring issues requiring urgent action to their immediate attention. You will report to the Client Project Management on the test progress on a regular basis as agreed.

You must ensure also that all work within your area of responsibility is conducted in accordance with the client’s Test Strategy, Test Processes and Templates/Checklists

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

-ISTQB Certification Advanced Test Management Level or ISTQB Agile Certification or ISTQB Certification Advanced Test Analyst or Prince 2 equivalent.
-ITIL foundation level.
-Exposure to Test improvement models (e.g. TMMi).
-Project Management methods and tooling including planning, risk management, monitoring and reporting.
-Agile delivery.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.