SIT Engineering Test Manager,�West Midlands,�45,000 55,000

West Midlands
45,000 - 55,000
02 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering Test Manager | Rugby |

A SI Test Engineer is required to scope, manage, plan and deliver test and acceptance activities for all products, solutions and software / hardware enhancements. The role will coordinate and conduct testing against chosen reference systems and in the live environment at customer sites.

The Role:An Engineering Test Manager will lead a team in scoping, managing, planning and delivering test and acceptance activities for all products, solutions and enhancements.


Conduct testing against reference systems and in the live environment at customer sites.

Execute testing, perform fault diagnostics and drive resolution and to provide test and engineering support during deployment.

Manage customer relationships and expectations and ensure that customer acceptance is achieved smoothly and professionally.

Manage any operating budget allocated and track spend

Develop a test strategy and approach

Ensure readiness for customer witnessed test events and manage, coordinate and execute test activities to a level of quality expected by the public safety community

Be, or become, a subject matter expert in testing and one or more technical areas

Direct and coordinate virtual teams onsite and manage local test schedules as well as manage local test teams and matrix management of virtual teams

Knowledge, skills experience:

Experience of on site management of fault diagnostics with suppliers / customers, implementation and testing of any resolution and communication

Application of test governance and documentation for auditing purposes

ITSQB foundation

ITIL V3 foundation

Excellent written and verbal skills and confidence in building working relationships with suppliers and customers

Have a level of commercial awareness to enable assessment of impacts on the scope of the testing specified / requested.

Proven practical experience of engineering customer testing in an telecommunications/IT environmentProven practical experience of field testing mobile IP data and voice communications systems and fault diagnostics

Proven experience of building and establishing good working relationships with suppliers and customer to deliver solutions on large scale projects

Ability to make decisions and provide recommendations to senior management along with cost models to enable assessment of financial impacts

Must have the confidence to present to a large audience / senior management / customers

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