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Test Manager

Publish Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: UK Wide, UK Wide, GB-United Kingdom

Company: Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.


At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves. They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply.


Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.


The opportunity!

We are looking for forward-thinking, motivated Test Managers to join our team and help us deliver digital transformation!



  • Build Test Strategies for projects within a large-scale mobile device roll out across the UK in collaborations with multiple major IT suppliers of hardware, software, networks and 4G.
  • Produce and/or review and approve detailed Test Plans containing scope, objectives, deliverables, risks, turning points and acceptance criteria that fit in with an overall programme plan.
  • Work closely and report into the Programme Test Management team.
  • Build, mobilise, encourage and manage test teams, composed of a mix of Atos, third-party supplier and customer staff, to meet time-challenging deadlines.
  • Test assurance to review and critique an existing test service or test project.
  • Take full delivery and budget financial responsibility for defined test projects.
  • Provide summary management information, including key financial data, to the client and to the Programme Test Manager.
  • Contribute to wider test services business development by spotting and developing opportunities and by formally contributing test expertise to bid teams.
  • Management of remote test teams via a UK Front Office, where necessary.
  • Coach and mentor Atos test specialists in good test practice, client staff in making the best use of Atos test services


Skills we can’t do without:

  • Experience of the full development lifecycle on business critical mobile device hardware and software deployment for blue chip organisations.
  • Strong collaborative skills and evidence of successfully managing testing assurance programmes in a multi-supplier environment.
  • Hands-on knowledge of industry leading test tools, e.g: HP (formerly Mercury) or IBM (Rational).
  • Evidence of management/consulting for significant non-functional test programme, for example load, performance and/or automated testing.
  • Knowledge of Agile test practices and the role of testing in Agile projects
  • Proven track record of numerous test assignments for business critical systems.
  • Knowledge of test methodologies.
  • Understanding of how software testing fits into the broader business.
  • Strong influencing and ability to negotiate.
  • Emotional intelligence to address staff, client and their concerns in delivery of the test solution within the commercial constraints of the assignment.
  • ISEB/ISTQB Certification in Software Testing (Intermediate Level mandatory – Practitioner Level ideal.
  • Evidence of continuous knowledge and skills development.
  • Proficient English Language Skills.
  • Has incorporated and adapted testing processes to meet changes in requirements and still achieved successful outcomes.


Skill’s we’d like:

  • Experience working with large Public Sector Police clients.
  • Experience of test management of one or more large-scale infrastructure, network/telecommunications and /or 4G roll out programme.
  • Certification in ITIL v3 and/or Prince 2.
  • Membership of professional institute ideal e.g. British Computer Society (BCS), Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)


More reasons to join us:

  • Attractive salary.
  • 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits.
  • Flex benefits system – exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits.
  • Retail discounts.
  • Pension - matching contribution up to 10%.
  • Private Medical Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Enrolment in our Share scheme - subject to scheme eligibility criteria.
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.