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Software Test Manager




  • Interprets and executes complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards.
  • Conducts early life cycle validation and verification. Plans, estimates and schedules phase tests.
  • Monitors progress, and documents test failures and successes compared with pre-defined criteria, in accordance with agreed standards
  • Uses normal operating facilities, diagnostic tools, technical manuals, test scripts and systems documentation to identify, diagnose and report on system errors.
  • Reviews test results and modifies tests if necessary. Produces reports on system quality and metrics on test cases.
  • Analyses test requirements, designs and produces re-usable test scripts and procedures (with expected results) to test new and amended software to be executed by self and other staff. Produces plans to test the effect of the new and changed software on existing systems.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to colleagues on any aspect of test planning and execution.
  • Coordinates testing for a development project or programme of projects. Coordinates all activities and all testers during each testing phase of a project or programme.
  • Plans, arranges and controls meetings, workshops and relations with client/user staff during test planning and throughout subsequent development and testing activities. Takes responsibility for the proper conduct of such relations.


  • Responsible for direct line management duties and maintaining billability for own team.
  • Facilitate the professional development of staff, including induction, performance review, training and development plans in line with business requirements.
  • Responsible for recruiting and resourcing the teams to enable effective service delivery.
  • Provide expert advice, leadership, guidance and best practice in own Discipline.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Autonomy- Works autonomously beyond the team outside the boundaries of the organisation with limited oversight. Able to understand without further support the environment of any project they are involved in.
  • Complexity- Derive structure from a given complex problem in the business domain based only on given constraints and goals of the solution requiring regularly the application of new tools, techniques or processes.
  • Knowledge & Experience- Is an expert in the software testing area and can articulate the demand to other areas. Demonstrates adaptability by proactively working to broaden their knowledge and experience beyond their chosen field in order to become multi-skilled.
  • Influence- High level of influence across the wider team and within their Discipline. Good command of coaching and mentorship techniques. Able to offer consultancy to peers and influence direction in their field of expertise.
  • Leadership Span- Leads with full responsibility a larger team and People Manager of individuals who are People Manager themselves. Sets up project teams.
  • Client Relationships- Influences the client through trusted working relationships on an ongoing basis. No supervision is required due to high standards of professional behavior. Able to work autonomously on a customer site.
  • Commercial Awareness- Proficient in the commercial context of the project and the business drivers through direct interaction with the customer. Can shape the project deliverable in order to achieve the business value for the customer.


About Endava

Endava is reimagining the relationship between people and technology. For the past 20 years it has helped some of the world’s leading Finance, Insurance, Telecommunications, Media, Technology, and Retail companies accelerate their ability to take advantage of new business models and market opportunities. We have more than 6200 employees located in close to client locations in Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States and nearshore delivery centers in the EU: Romania, Bulgaria; Central European Countries: North Macedonia, Moldova and Serbia; Latin America: Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay and Venezuela.

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