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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Newbury


IT Environment Lead - 000000194289Newbury £40 – 50k + excellent benefits Technology at Vodafone  Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.   About the role The IT Test Environment Management team sits within the IT Quality, Test and Release team. It undertakes a vital role in all technology’s projects. The team will perform full end to end test environment management across a wide range of projects. This is a dynamic team that ensures quality is built into Vodafone’s exciting new products & services. You will gain experience working with a world class testing service, work across large programmes and get to interact with major stakeholders in all areas of Vodafone.  Your position as the IT Test Environment Specialist will focus on planning, provisioning and supporting of our IT e2e environment estate. It involves working across a number of 3rd party teams and areas to ensure critical project environments are built to meet customer needs.  This is a great opportunity to help us ensure our customers continue to enjoy a first class experience, no matter where they are. Core Responsibilities Responsible for the test environment delivery, provisioning and support (part of our world class UK IT Testing Service). Co-ordinate test environment allocation, configuration, deployment and test validation required to provide a stable test platform. Working with indirect offshore service team of 3-5. Manage a wide range of service stakeholders across IT & Technology. Drive customer satisfaction. Display VF way behaviours across the function. Champion continual service improvement across the testing service and UK IT. Experience / Key Skills Proven experience as an IT Environment Specialist / Lead. Expertise in Test environment & infrastructure management. Responsible for end-to-end IT environment for testing. Skilled in testing methodologies, test management and associated practices. Good understanding of full software development cycle. Excellent Stakeholder management skills. Experience managing offshore teams and services. TMMi experience or certification - Desirable. ISTQB (Foundation+) - Desirable. ITIL Certified (Foundation+) - Desirable. Why Vodafone? Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us. Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love. And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.    Commitment from Vodafone Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.  Location : UK - Babbage House Babbage House The Connection  Newbury RG14 2FNJob Type : Full-timeEmployment

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Vodafone Group plc /ˈvoʊdəfoʊn/ is a British multinational telecommunications company headquartered in London and with its registered office in Newbury, Berkshire. It is the world's 2nd-largest mobile telecommunications company measured by both subscribers and 2013 revenues (behind China Mobile), and had 434 million subscribers as of 31 March 2014.

Vodafone owns and operates networks in 21 countries and has partner networks in over 40 additional countries.[4] Its Vodafone Global Enterprise division provides telecommunications and IT services to corporate clients in over 65 countries.

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