Test Lead – Billing and Energy Industry Integration

Pure Planet

  • Full Time

To apply for this job please visit purepla.net.

The Role

We’re looking for a bright spark who is dedicated, great at communicating and committed to delivering solutions that help make our vision reality.

You’ll support Pure Planet’s members by managing the testing of our solution across Billing, Smart Meters and Energy Industry Integrations. The ideal Test Lead will serve as the voice of the quality for the end consumer, take ownership, be flexible, have great attention to detail and be able to collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of people.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • test management of all solutions that impact our Gentrack Billing system, Energy Industry Flows and Smart (“System in Scope”);

  • creation and maintenance of a test strategy and methodology for testing and regression testing our the Systems In Scope;

  • investigative testing at the start of projects to understand how the Systems in Scope work, to support the design and developments understand the changes required;

  • working with Product Owners and testers of our other systems to agree how end to end solutions will be assured prior to deployment;

  • working closely with our Billing Product Owner to manage determine the test scope and testing process for our regular releases of the Billing System;

  • working with our Smart Product Owner to determine the approach and environments required to support testing of Smart solutions from Billing through to the Smart Meter;

  • collaborate with Product Owners and our partners (Gentrack, ESG, Meter Operators, DCC) to continually improve the process for testing and the quality of solutions delivered., and Gentrack to set the vision and roadmap for development of the Billing system;

  • create specific test plans for individual projects based upon the initial user stories and acceptance criteria, and perform the tests associated with the plan;

  • select and implement an appropriate tool for test management;

  • longer term objective to determine what tests can be automated and deliver an automated test solution.

  • support the business in driving the triaging and resolution of bugs within the product;

You’ll be working with our small tech team and reporting to our Smart Product Owner..

The Person

You’ll be joining our planet at an early stage –  many exciting developments are planned and the role may evolve into diverse areas and functions. You will be able to adapt to change and love doing things differently. You’ll have the opportunity to help develop our proposition with your creative approach to problem solving and natural sense of curiosity. A passion for sustainability and the environment is desirable!

If you have:

  • experience in Energy Billing systems and ideally the Gentrack Junifer system;

  • experience in the Energy Industry Flows and ideally the AFMS platform from ESG.

  • experience in Smart Industry Flows and ideally the uSmart platform from ESG;

  • experience in Smart meter solutions;

  • minimum three years experience in testing ideally in the energy industry;

  • Ability to create quality assurance plans from strategy to details test scripts;

  • experience in Agile methodologies;

  • capability to manage stakeholders and their expectations;

  • ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal;

  • analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • strong communication skills;

  • an inquisitive attitude with the ability to constructively challenge others;

  • excellent verbal and interpersonal skills;

  • a flexible approach, require minimal supervision, and have the ability to multitask;

  • experience working with multiple priorities and deadlines; and

  • the more knowledge or experience in the following areas the better: the retail energy sector; smart metering; billing systems; data analysis; end to end delivery processes; testing; mobile applications; web based systems; Salesforce; AI and automation; then come and join our Planet.

This is us

We’re Pure Planet — the digital, renewable energy supplier. We’re here to make renewable energy affordable and available to all. We’re powering a cleaner, greener future, committed to helping Britain get to Net Zero emissions as soon as possible. If you want to make a difference in the world, Pure Planet is for you: it’s sustainable, built around the need for change, and to protect our environment. It also operates in one of the most rapidly-changing markets in the UK and uses smart technology and a shared community to deliver a unique service to our members.

We’re committed to enabling our members to save money on their energy bills in a sustainable way as possible. We wish to encourage the uptake of renewable technologies that meet the Pure Planet values of Smart; Sustainable and Shared.

We launched two years ago and have grown rapidly. We’re a top-ranking three-star Best Companies to Work For 2020, featured in the Sunday Times Tech Track Ones to Watch 2019, and a Which? Recommended Energy Provider 2020. We’re a Disability Confident and Living Wage employer, and a signatory to the UN Global Compact.

Pure Planet has a modern, spacious office in central Bath, five minutes-walk from the train station.

The Benefits

• Contributory ethical pension scheme

• Private medical insurance

• Health cash plan

• Electronic stand up desks throughout the office

• Dog-friendly workplace

• Free breakfast and fruit

• Life assurance

• Unlimited holiday

• Cycle to work scheme

• Electric car scheme

• Season ticket loan

• Carbon offset commute to work

• Social events

• Discounted shopping benefits

• Professional development

• Opportunity to influence our proposition and shape our company

• Working with the rest of the lovely team at Pure Planet

We celebrate diversity and know that it’s critical for our success at Pure Planet. We work hard to make sure we’re inclusive. So, if you are great at what you do and share our values, we want to hear from you.

If you need any adjustments made to the application or selection process so you can do your best, let us know. We will be happy to help.

We review CV’s as we receive them and interview as soon as we receive good applications. We don’t use closing dates. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this role.

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