Job Title:

Acceptance Test Manager


Central Bath HQ

Reporting to:

Operations Director

Closing Date:

Saturday, 5 January 2019

The Company

Actual Experience’s modern and bright office is located near the train station in Bath. A great environment, there’s fresh fruit, good coffee and a pool table too! Our package includes a company bonus plan, share options, gym membership reimbursement and private health insurance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Flexible working options are available.

The Role

The role of the acceptance test manager is to effectively lead the acceptance and field testing functions within Actual Experience. To fulfill this role, the manager must understand the discipline of testing and how to effectively implement a testing process. The manager must manage, implement and maintain an effective testing process. That involves maintaining a test infrastructure that supports a robust and cost-effective testing framework. The acceptance test manager must also perform formal system testing activities including, application installation, function testing, documentation of the testing environment and documentation of testing results.

Key Responsibilities

Work closely with developers and product owner to define the automated testing components that will be used to validate requirements against developed software

Work with team members in adopting and learning test automation techniques

Contributes to an atmosphere of cross-functional teamwork within the organisations’

Agile project lifecycle

Skills Profile

Ability to develop effective working partnerships with internal and external teams

Experience of both Web and Python application testing

A full understanding of test and project delivery lifecycles

Previous experience of managing AT Testing teams

Experience in delivering test projects

Good understanding of network topologies and basic networking tools (ping, HTTP GET, NMAP etc)

Candidate should have ability to learn new techniques and technologies quickly

Previous experience with automation tools

Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment

Understanding fundamental concepts of Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD), User Acceptance Testing

Strong written and communication skills

Execute automated testing on both web front end and back end systems


Eligibility to work in the UK

Interest in digital supply chain analytics and the Business model

Experience of working in an AIM-listed or Start-Up environment would be useful


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