Here at HM Land Registry we have an exciting opportunity for a Test Manager to join our team based in Plymouth. Joining on a Flexible working, Full-time or Part-time basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £37,248 per annum.
Due to Covid-19, the role will initially be home based so an induction and training will be carried out remotely, with full support from the team. Once safe to do so, your home office will be located in the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth.
About our Test Manager role:
It is an exciting time for HM Land Registry as we continue to embark on a major transformation programme. HMLR's ambition is to become the world's leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data. You will join our award-winning Digital, Data and Technology Directorate which is the in-house IT division at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.
We are now looking for an experienced Test Manager to join our Digital, Data and Technology team to help us to achieve this.
Responsibilities of our Test Manager include:
As a Test Manager, you will be accountable for ensuring that quality is built into development of all solutions at all stages within the development lifecycle. You will provide expert practice advice and guidance as well as practical advice on complex technical testing issues at project level.
You will be accountable for driving forward the quality agenda in the development of IT solutions and devising and monitoring progress using a range of quality metrics. In addition, you will be responsible for developing capability within the test discipline and increasing knowledge and understanding of the importance of building in quality across the wider development community.
What we're looking for in our Test Manager:
To be successful in this role, you will already be ISTQB Advanced Test Manager qualified in Software Testing; or have a proven track record in Test Management and leading digital teams
You will have experience of creating robust strategies and plans to ensure the quality of our work is maintained and have demonstrable experience in all testing levels (from Unit to Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT)).
As an experienced leader, you will have experience in upskilling others in test automation and test techniques, whilst managing multiple workstreams and the ability to manage risk and implement mitigation plans. In addition, you have experience of continuous integration practices.
Benefits of becoming our Test Manager:
We offer very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible/remote working - exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.
It is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated and we're committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve. Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan.
To continue your application for our Test Manager role, please click 'Apply' now.
Closing Date: 11:55 pm on Monday 16th November 2020