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Test Manager

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - Nottingham, UK - Milton Keynes (old) | Job-ID: 129982 | Contract type: Permanent | Business Unit: Inhouse IT


Role title: Test Manager
Location: Hatfield, Nottingham or Milton Keynes (with hybrid-working)
Duration: Permanent


Team overview


A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Test Manager to join the Test & Validation Management Team (TVM). 


The objective of the team is to protect the customers’ IT environments from any adverse impact of releases introduced into these environments (e.g. monthly Microsoft security patching). This is done by performing testing of the in-scope applications and services. 


TVM manages the entire test lifecycle, from reviewing requirements, through planning, test execution and defect management, to making a recommendation for the release under test.
What you’ll be doing


  • Taking ownership of the quality assurance, automation and testing (QAT) strategy as part of a broader risk-based approach
  • Building and implementing strategy for Testing Team to enable the success of project
  • Defining the scope of testing within the context of each release / delivery
  • Deploying and managing resources for testing
  • Applying the appropriate test measurements and metrics for the product and the Testing Team
  • Planning, deploying and managing the testing effort for any given engagement
  • Functional testing - You can analyse changes to the development of products and services and plan design
  • Non-functional testing - You know how to analyse changes to or the development of products and services
  • Technical breadth. You know how to use a range of contemporary technologies including cloud platforms and open source to better enable and enhance the delivery of QAT services
  • Occasional travel to customer sites
  • Test analysis. You know how to visualise, articulate and solve complex problems and concepts.

What you’ll bring


  • Understanding of UI based automation (e.g. Ranorex)
  • Working knowledge of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure / Virtualisation
  • Installation and configuration of Microsoft Operating Systems experience
  • Experience with Operating System Registry Hives
  • Experience with TCP/IP Networking
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Experience with Windows Deployment Services
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows servers
  • Experience with debugging & root cause analysis
  • Command Line experience
  • Experience with network diagnostic tools such as WIRESHARK for debug / fault finding purposes

Please note, this role requires SC clearance, so you'll need to meet the SC eligibility criteria to apply. 

Why should you join the TVM team at Computacenter?


This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a thriving Test team. You’ll be working with multiple high-profile clients on a wide range of different projects and technologies. 

We are a company where people matter. We are diverse, flexible, and open. We are family friendly, supportive and offer flexible and home working. We have a can-do attitude, and we aim to support and grow our people.


You’ll also get:


A competitive basic salary

  • Hybrid-working – 2/3 days per week working from home
  • The option to buy additional holiday
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including a virtual GP service
  • Exclusive discounts from our technology partners (HP, Dell, Apple etc)
  • And much more…….

If you think this could be you, and you’d enjoy working for a leading global technology business, then apply today!

About us


Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.


#winningtogether #peoplematter

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