Engineering Test Manager

Motorola Solutions Systems
37000.00 GBP Annual
06 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Engineering Test Manager - Permanent - GBP37,000 to GBP45,000 per annum

Airwave Solutions part of the Motorola Group - Rugby, Warwickshire

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Engineering Test Manager to join our team in Rugby. Great package and opportunity awaits!

On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Airwave/Motorola Solutions' innovations, products and services play essential roles in people's lives. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe. We help people be their best in their moments that matter.

The ESN Engineering Test Manager (ETM) will work collaboratively with the UK Home Office and EE to maintain and deliver User Acceptance Testing and Operational Acceptance Testing activities. The ETM will be part of the System Integration and Test team which is responsible for verification, validation and testing of new solutions and software releases prior to deployment in the field. The team is responsible for operation and management of the reference testing environment, testing third party supplied devices and applications and supporting the engineering teams to verify products and solutions.

The ETM is required to work with a multi-discipline, multi-site programme team with responsibility for the UAT/OAT.

The role is based in our Rugby office during the Mobilisation phase of the ESN Programme and will have frequent travel to Basingstoke post service commencement. Moderate travel to customer, supplier and satellite locations in the UK will also be required.

Role Purpose:

  • Implementation of the test strategy; test planning including scheduling, resources, configuration and equipment to support the activities required to deliver testing within time, cost and quality constraints on the ESN system. This will entail working in both Basingstoke for a duration then Rugby
  • Adherence to ESN test policies, contractual commitments, testing processes and quality standards
  • Testing will need to be planned, coordinated and performed on the ESN environments with both suppliers and the test Authority
  • Ensure readiness for customer witnessed test events and manage the test event
  • Coordinating and conduct testing in the live environment at customer sites as part of the first office application testing in readiness for transition of Airwave services to ESN
  • Management of allocated staff
  • Test delivery of the UAT contractual requirements including the test implementation planning, coordination and execution to gain Home office acceptance

Key Skills and Experience:

Engineering Degree
ITSQB foundation
ITIL V3 foundation
Excellent written and verbal skills
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 environment
Proven 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

If you are suited and interested please apply!

Engineering Test Manager - Permanent - GBP37,000 to GBP45,000 per annum

Airwave Solutions part of the Motorola Group - Rugby, Warwickshire