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About this Role
An exciting opportunity to Lead a quality assurance team at the heart of our transformed services.
OneIPO services will provide the capability for IPO customers to apply for, manage and maintain their intellectual property from one single digital service regardless of the type of right they apply for e.g., a Trade Mark, Design or Patent. It will also allow the IPO to support the application process, carry out assessments and granting of rights and manage these rights through the same single platform.
The Test Manager (Cross Service) leads a team of testers who have collective responsibility for all cross-service testing. Owning the strategy, designing the approach and implementing the testing across this piece, the Test Manager will be working with multiple services, different disciplines and across our whole ecosystem.
Your experience and professional skills will also lend themselves to your role as an integral part of our Quality and Testing Profession, helping set standards, working collaboratively on strategy and continuously improving the skills and capability of our engineers
If this sounds like your ideal role then we would love to hear from you.
Understanding of Enterprise scale systems and the roles of different types of testing play in ensuring they operate to an excellent standard
Line management experience leading technical teams
Demonstrable experience of working with mainstream test automation frameworks such as Serenity, Selenium, Cucumber/Gherkin
Demonstratable experience of working with large cross service programmes or Transformation programmes.
Experience with modern delivery models such as Scrum and Agile.
Experience of working within an iterative or DevOps environment.
Experience in identification and tracking of risks and issues.
Experience of knowledge sharing and mentoring junior members of the team.
This role will be carried out in-line with IPO Hybrid working arrangements where staff are currently expected to spend at least 20% of their time working onsite from one of our offices. This role is based in our Newport office.
Please note that the frequency of workplace attendance for IPO staff is currently under review and may be subject to change.
Unlimited Pluralsight video learning access
Access to Microsoft's ESI training suite
Pension: 27.1% - 27.9%employer contributions
Hybrid working with no core hours
Substantial support for career progression
25 days annual leave moving to 30 days in annual increments
You will also get 8 days public leave and 1 day privilege leave
How to apply
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Your CV will be used to assess your suitability for the role therefore please ensure that you evidence the essential requirements listed in the person specification above.