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Senior Test Manager

Publish Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: London, London, 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.


Main Purpose of Job:

The Senior Test Manager is tasked with the overall responsibility for the test effort's success. The role involves quality and test advocacy, resource planning and management, and resolution of issues that impede the test effort. 

Main responsibilities: 

  • Negotiating the ongoing purpose and deliverables of the test effort.

  • Ensuring the appropriate planning and management of the test resources.

  • Assessing the progress and efficiency.

  • Advocating the appropriate level of: 

    • Quality by the resolution of important defects;

    • Testability focus in the software development process.



  • At least 5 years’ experience working within large public sector organizations managing the full end to end testing programmes of work.

  • Proficient in Testing techniques, tools and latest trends, including SW engineering processes and automation.

  • Experience of/in: 

    • Test planning & execution with Agile & DevOps methodologies;

    • Working in Bi-Modal Methodologies;

    • Managing Cloud Migration Projects;

    • Managing Test Transition Projects;

    • Wide variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools;

    • Programming or managing programming teams (desirable);

    • Working in the UK Defense Space.

  • Must have led testing activities in various projects, with teams up to 20 resources, ideally within a Distributed Delivery environment.

  • Flexible, with good communication and analytical skills.

  • Knowledge of all aspects of the software engineering process.

  • Good people skills, especially diplomacy and advocacy skills.

  • Planning, resource assignment, leadership skills.

  • Knowledge of at least 3 business domains.


More reasons to join us:

In addition to joining a global leader in digital transformation, you can also expect a fantastic range of benefits. These include: a rewarding salary, 25 days’ annual leave, private medical insurance, an attractive partner pension scheme plus many more. We also operate a flexible benefits scheme, allowing you to purchase discounted products and services. 

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.