Programme Test Manager
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Programme Test Manager (Cyber / Security)
Sogeti UK, Part of the Capgemini Group
Base location - City of London (Must be able to commute to/from West London/Hounslow area)
Join a world-leading IT consultancy and thought leader within the software testing field
About Sogeti and the Capgemini Group
Sogeti UK is renowned for being the software testing specialists, and we're currently looking for testing experts to join us as consultants. You'll help grow our expert testing capabilities as we expand our family of testing professionals and cement our position as the UK's no 1 provider of testing services.
Globally, Sogeti is a leading provider of technology and engineering services. Sogeti brings together more than 25,000 professionals in 15 countries, based in over 100 locations in Europe, USA and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.
Sogeti delivers solutions that enable digital transformation and offers cutting-edge expertise in Cloud, Cybersecurity, Digital Manufacturing, Quality Assurance & Testing, and emerging technologies. Sogeti combines agility and speed of implementation with strong technology supplier partnerships, world class methodologies and its global delivery model, Rightshore®. In the UK, Sogeti is primarily focussed on Consulting, Digital, DevOps and Testing solutions.
In this role you will represent Sogeti UK by working on different client sites in a range of industries that include; telecoms, finance and leading technology companies. You will gain exposure to a variety of tools and technologies that will allow you to continuously develop as a subject matter expert in testing.
Your First Project at Sogeti UK will have the following key tasks & responsibilities:
Responsible for defining and implementing the approach to testing within the programme.
Work with the Test Leads and Programme's Project Managers to ensure that the testing is conducted in line with their strategic direction.
Assist in defining the test environment strategy for the programme.
Work with the suppliers and portfolio areas to ensure ongoing compliance to the customer's testing principles.
Lead the review of requirements, from a testing perspective.
Work with the customer's procurement team to ensure that any contracts with suppliers adequately consider testing and quality.
Identify the areas of testing risk; provide ongoing visibility of those to the programme management team.
Actively drive testing efficiency throughout the supply chain; looking for opportunities to reduce cost and increase the use of automation.
Provide ad hoc consultancy on testing as required.
Provide a consolidated view of test progress across all work streams during the preparation and execution phases.
As a Programme Test Manager, we're looking for:
Programme / Portfolio Test Management experience with Cyber / Security projects.
A broad range of industry, technology and methodology experience is needed, any commissioning experience (e.g. physical infrastructure like buildings, plant systems, security equipment) or I.T. Infrastructure experience (e.g. servers, networks, routers, etc) would be beneficial.
Extensive experience in Agile environments and managing Agile test teams.
Experience defining and creating test strategies.
Experience of assuring partners/suppliers activities (Testing, Dev and InfrastructureCloud).
Full lifecycle experience e.g. requirements, test preparation, test execution, defects, etc.
A client facing Programme Test Manager (ideally worked with UATBusiness teams).
Excellent stakeholder communication skills.
Experience navigating around a complicated set of supplier relationships.
Test management experience working for or onsite at an airport is desirable.
Flexibility on travel / work locations (working as a consultant could take you to customer sites across the UK!).
ISEB / ISTQB foundation or above certification.
As a Programme Test Manager at Sogeti, you can:
Work with the latest testing tools and upskill in different technologies through our work on various customer sites.
Work onsite, representing the global Sogeti brand with a range of customers to gain invaluable experience, quickly. Customers include well known global grands, Government, finance, insurance, aerospace and media/digital.
Gain experience within a market leader and have a genuine and transparent career path mapped; We prefer to promote from within rather than recruit externally so you'll have every opportunity to develop.
We encourage continuous learning and development by providing you the tools and support to drive your own career in the direction you want!
Our inclusive Culture
Sogeti UK positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us.
Capgemini / Sogeti is ranked in the Top 100 employers in the latest Stonewall Workplace Equality Index.