Test Manager


Information Technology
Bristol, Bristol - United Kingdom


The Owner Experience Test Manager will be responsible for all functional and non-functional testing for all types of change (Project, Small Works, Fixes) in support of the projects across Dyson markets globally within the Digital/Owner Experience portfolio. This role is expected to support the creation of a world class QA practice including working with development teams to support the QA team’s strategy to implement Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and automated testing.


  • The ability to manage stakeholders at all levels of the business and IT.
  • Support the drive of an ‘automation first’ strategy across QA
  • The ability to implement BDD/TDD/Continuous Testing in support of Agile/DevOps
  • Experience of testing in Agile teams (Scrum and Kanban)
  • Implement the governance and practice for non-functional testing (e.g. Performance and Security)
  • Build a repeatable load testing strategy across the business application landscape and integrate with delivery and release process
  • The management and development of permanent staff aligned to Dyson People Team standards and with the objective of building a world-class QA function
  • Produce product and process quality reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends to the Head of QA
  • Procure and contract 3rd party QA resource providers to develop flexibility and agility in QA supply to meet the needs of a fast paced and dynamic business
  • Portfolio QA management across multiple projects, off-shore and in-house to meet project and BAU team commitments.
  • Assurance of strong risk management and risk based testing including hands on direction at regular stand ups and team meetings.
  • Management and forecast of QA capacity pipeline
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and internal/external stakeholders on complex projects and programmes
  • Real-world experience of Test/QA in Web and Digital technologies.


  • Experience managing testing functions, managing large and complex activities and processes
  • Experience in implementing BDD and automation
  • Proven experience of leading, coaching and mentoring a team of QA test professionals
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies.


  • Holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Discount on Dyson machines

Posted: 05 April 2019