Test Manager - 10 Month FTC

Test Manager – 10 Month FTC

Salary: up to £40,000 + excellent benefits

About us

Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in protecting their world from climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, having enjoyed significant customer and revenue growth over the last 5 years.

The key to this success? Is the understanding that significant change can be achieved by individuals and businesses working together to make a difference at scale. “Together” has helped create a high performing team of c300 passionate, skilled and motivated Good Energy people. “Together” has galvanised thousands of consumers, business customers and renewable suppliers.

The business has recently reviewed its longer term strategy and is now poised to make its next leap forwards, focused on an ambitious growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people, enabling the achievement of its purpose to combat climate change and create a cleaner greener future for us all.

About the role

As a Test Manager, you will be part of our Transformation Team which is responsible for delivering and supporting IT solutions across the entire business. We have a variety of exciting projects coming our way including the roll out of our smart metering programme, the launch of a new website, launch of a new mobile app and the introduction of business intelligence tools. Key duties and accountabilities will include:

  • To manage and plan test strategies and scenarios, including leading a team of system test analysts
  • To conduct test analysis and system acceptance testing which includes preparing and maintaining test plans and scripts
  • Implement and manage test automation
  • Liaise with the business to oversee user acceptance testing
  • Ownership and responsibility for the testing of our customer information system and other critical business systems
  • Integration and rollout of the testing for upcoming projects
  • Overseeing workload of Testing colleagues
  • Supporting the project and development teams in other activities

About you

With demonstrable experience of leading a team, you will have a background in user acceptance testing, system integration testing and experience of using testing software, such as Test Rail. You’ll be required to communicate and work with a variety of people and to take projects through from initial inception to final deployment. Experience with applications in a Microsoft environment including Microsoft BizTalk would be beneficial.

Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values: 


We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.


We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.


We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.


In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.

So if you’d like to be part of this multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you. 

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to jobs@goodenergy.co.uk.

Given the high volume of applications we have received in recent campaigns we recommend you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We will close the role sooner than the date specified below if we are able to fill the position.

Closing date: 31st January 2018

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