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IT Test Manager

Meggitt PLC
UK, Coventry, Ansty
Closing date
14 Sep 2022

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Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of 'Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live".
These core values - teamwork, integrity and excellence - are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Job Title: IT Test Manager - SAP
Location: Coventry

About the role

As the Test Manager you will cover a broad spectrum of capabilities in a predominantly SAP application arena. You will work closely with the business to shape and drive a testing strategy and delivery plan to ensure product and quality control is up to standard.
In conjunction with the team you will undertake the capturing, analysing and documenting of testing requirements. You will also be responsible for ensuring that these requirements are delivered to the required level of quality through IT change projects and activities.

In return, we can provide you with a collaborative work environment where your progression and development are valued and a healthy work life balance is championed.

Core Responsibilities

  • Act as the subject matter expert on all testing aspects and develop the overall test strategy and approach to ensure the testing group validate quality, reliability and completeness of changes deployed into the application landscape.
  • Define, implement and manage new testing capabilities (i.e. automated testing).
  • Ensure the update of test processes, policies and procedures and the development of 3rd party strategic relationships which support the delivery of testing across the overall programme of work.
  • Ongoing development of test methods, techniques, evaluation criteria and estimates for releases, projects and /or programmes.
  • Leading/managing the testing process in relation to a SAP implementation plus a wide spectrum of non-SAP application and infrastructure projects.

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in Integration Testing.
  • Experience with assessing and on boarding new test management tools.
  • Demonstrable experience and success delivering testing of multiple projects & programmes in a complex environment to quality, scope, time and budget.
  • Good understanding of completing system integration testing in Multi System architecture.
  • Understanding of different project management and software delivery methodologies, and an understanding of how testing relates to these.
  • Knowledge of best practice for achieving efficient and effective Quality Assurance and Testing.
  • Understand what is required to introduce effective automated regression testing.
  • Working knowledge of appropriate legislation, including the Data Protection Act, DFARS and ITARS.
  • ISTQB Test Manager or ISEB Certification.
  • Lean Six Sigma desired.

What we offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career. Our competitive package will include:
  • Flexible working policies
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz - offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off
Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.
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