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About RDG

Rail plays an ever more crucial role in Britain, with long term growth in customer and freight. The Rail Delivery Group brings together all passenger and freight operators with Network Rail and HS2, providing services and support to enable them to succeed by delivering better services for customers.

RDG exists to unify, challenge and change.

RDG’s values, known as SPIRE, are Support, Partnership, Initiative, Respect and Excellence. Our values form an integral part of our recruitment, performance and recognition processes.

We’re passionate about providing an amazing employee experience and take the wellbeing of our team seriously. To support this, we offer a fantastic range of benefits to all permanent employees, which includes:

  • 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays, Christmas shopping leave, Moving House day)
  • 75% reduction on UK rail travel (for work and leisure)
  • Reduced international rail travel
  • Flexible working
  • Subsidised private medical care
  • 50% gym discount
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 30 weeks full pay for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (subject to eligibility)
  • Personal Development Days
  • Free fruit for everyone on Mondays
  • And much more!

Current vacancies

Accreditation Analyst

London EC1A, Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain. The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are looking for an analyst to accredit each machine that is presented to RSP for accreditation.  The post holder needs to review and ensure compliance to RSP Standards for new Ticket Issuing Systems (TIS) designs and modifications to already accredited TIS by:

  • Defining and documenting changes to functional specifications and processes.
  • Analyzing TIS specifications and specifying changes to supplier testing to prove the integrity and conformance of a software release to RSP standards, ensuring consistency with other system changes and minimizing risks to RSP systems.
  • Supporting testing, test planning and change management including reviewing of test material to provide assurance of suitable coverage of business processes and supporting all phases of testing and pilots.
  • Through the use of the internal systems generate and maintain records of testing and issues arising. Produce and issue documentation supporting the accreditation process.
  • Defining changes to processes and procedures ensuring all users are aware of the changes that impact them, reviewing documentation from suppliers for TIS changes & to ensure implemented changes meet RSP’s requirements for probity of settlement and that changes between systems are consistent.
  • Monitoring TIS Suppliers' progress against development plans, accreditation plans and implementation of TIS versions.
  • Reviewing RSP Standards documentation as required 

The postholder should have experience working within the Railway and possess the skills to:

  • Analyze technical processes, proposals and identify risks, as well as being able to work through business requirements & functional specifications in order to translate these into test cases
  • Have an understanding of electronic point of sale (EPOS) systems in a wide area network is desirable, whilst previous experience of various testing environments and configurations would be useful.
  • Systems analysis and design experience in implementing EPOS or financial systems and accrediting system changes against documentation would be an advantage, whilst having the ability to interrogate data using queries or tools.
  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel are essential, whilst a working knowledge of other Microsoft office products, html and xml would be desirable.
  • Attention to detail and a positive attitude towards change and innovation, which seeks continuous improvement to processes and documentation, are essential in this role.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to tailor language and the written word according to the audience, and the ability to undertake a number of different activities concurrently and to progress them to plan, are also key requirements.
  • Quality Assurance Testing skills desirable.

If you believe you have the qualities and skills we are seeking, please email your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The closing date for applications is 21st October 2019.

 

Head of Quality Assurance

About RDG

Rail plays an ever more crucial role in Britain, with long term growth in customer and freight.  The Rail Delivery Group brings together all passenger and freight operators with Network Rail and HS2, providing services and support to enable them to succeed by delivering better services for customers.

RDG exists to unify, challenge and change.

RDG’s values, known as SPIRE, are Support, Partnership, Initiative, Respect and Excellence.  Our values form an integral part of our recruitment, performance and recognition processes.

RDG’s Quality Assurance Practice are currently seeking a Head of Quality Assurance to join their team. The successful candidate will bring to the table at least 10 years of experience in testing and/or quality assurance, a strong background in senior test management, a demonstrable aptitude for strategic as well as technical analysis and decision making. A good knowledge of rail industry (not essential), settlement systems, ticketing and test automation will be handy as well.

The remit of this role will also include working with the various internal teams, external suppliers and stakeholders to ensure a smooth implementation of practices within the projects. They will also have proven experience of multiple delivery and development methodologies (waterfall, iterative etc).

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified with a Bachelor of Technology in Engineering and or relevant Computer Science or Information Technology qualification and an ISTQB or similar certification in Advanced Test Management and Agile.

They will also be good leaders, team players and driven to grow the established practise into a stable and sustainable service.

It is essential you can demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Testing principles and methodologies – Agile, Iterative and Waterfall.
  • Automation Framework using Selenium - Robot Framework and Ruby on Rails.
  • Test Management Tools - HP Quality Centre, HP UFT, JIRA, Confluence, TestRail, Zephyr, ASSIST (RDG Technical Library))
  • Automation Tool useMango.
  • Settlements and reconciliation systems.
  • Train Service Agreements and associated services.
  • SOAP and REST protocols.
  • Demonstrate experience with setting up testing frameworks for manual and automated testing in big organisations.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills in English.
  • Previous experience in a senior role in test management.
  • Team Management within a multi faceted environment.
  • Responsibility towards career development and resource management.

We’re passionate about providing an amazing employee experience and take the wellbeing of our team seriously.  To support this, we offer a fantastic range of benefits to all permanent employees, which includes:

  • 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays, Christmas shopping leave & Moving House day)
  • 75% reduction on UK rail travel (for work and leisure)
  • Reduced International rail travel
  • Flexible working
  • Subsidised Private Medical Care
  • 50% gym discount
  • Defined benefit Pension Scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Personal Development Days
  • Free fruit for everyone on Mondays

And much more!

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 22nd October 2019

We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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