Test Environment Coordinator

  • Open University
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • Jul 16, 2019
Full time Information Technology Other QA-Quality Control Science

Job Description

Unit: CIO Portfolio

Based in Milton Keynes

Temporary 36 months

Do you want to work for an organisation that has the power to transform people’s lives? With over 40 years’ experience in the design and delivery of innovative learning solutions, The Open University is a world leader in the provision of pioneering distance learning technology.

We are looking for a delivery focussed Test Environment Coordinator to join our Service Transition team. You will be responsible for planning and scheduling activities to make the most effective and efficient use of our test environments. You will be an effective negotiator to ensure that the differing needs of the test environment stakeholders are met as efficiently as possible. You will also be advising / providing input to and coordinating activities to improve the test environments as well as assisting in managing issues that arise relating to them.

You will need to be comfortable working alone, with multiple project teams and also a diverse set of stakeholders. We are looking for a confident communicator with both technical and non-technical individuals across all levels up to director level. You will be an IT professional ideally with a background in ITIL. You will have experience in working with end to end integrated technologies in a large IT department.

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found on our website.

If you would like to discuss the particulars of this role before making an application please email either Keith Gordon (keith.gordon@open.ac.uk) or Andy Paterson (andy.paterson@open.ac.uk).

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us by email at Resourcing-hub@open.ac.

Please submit an application form along with your CV and cover letter, (2 sides of A4 maximum). Please ensure your cover letter clearly addresses the essential and desirable criteria listed in the job description.

Please submit your application to resourcing-hub@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number 16208.

Closing date: Midday, Monday 5 August 2019.

Interview date: Monday 19 August 2019.


Environmental Protection-Conservation, University, Other


£33,199 - £39,609

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