Quality Manager Telecom Networks

VDVL Consultants Telecom Internet
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Dear freelancer,

Prodapt Consulting is currently looking for a Test Manager Networks with proven experience in quality assurance and testing of complex Telecommunication and Service Provider networks.

Prodapt Consulting is a small, but leading consultancy firm, that is realizing complex changes and innovations within the Telecom and Internet industry together with our clients and partners since 1987. Our professionals have a passion for technology, yet with a sharp eye for society, economy and market. Since January 1, 2015, we are part of Prodapt Solutions Private Limited, a privately held Indian company.


The Hague

Start date

January 2016

Hours per week



3 months (with options for renewal until the end of 2016)

The Test Manager Networks must be able to run complex quality- and test management projects under tight timelines in complex organisations and system landscapes. These projects have the primary objective to build or improve telephony, television or IP networks and to integrate these with a multitude of IT systems.

As a Test Manager Networks you are responsible for defining both the overall quality and test approach as well as defining and managing the engineering or test team. Together with Test Engineers, Architects, Designers and Project Managers you define the required test approach, you create the required plans and schedules and you ensure that the proper team is sourced to get the job done. Tests need to be executed in predictable timelines, test environments need to be managed and you drive or participate in quality and test improvements.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Creation of quality and test plans together with specialists and stakeholders.

  • Creation of schedules and resource plans for the quality and test activities.

  • Ensure the definition and sourcing of the right team(s), either internal at our client or through external suppliers.

  • People management (coaching, motivation, training)

  • Managing of and reporting on quality and test activities.

  • Ensure definition, realization and maintenance of test environments.

  • Ensure proper preparation and execution of tests.

  • Streamline resolution of issues during test preparation and execution.

  • Ensure that all internal and external parties involved in testing are aligned.

  • Manage test process improvements.

  • Ensure that quality metrics are being gathered and reported on.


  • HBO/WO level, preferably degree in Electrical or Network Engineering.

  • Minimal 5 years of experience in engineering and testing of telecom or IP networks. Preferably experience with equipment and systems for xDSL and Cable access (modems/gateways and DSLAMs/CMTSs), Telco grade Ethernet and IP networks, IP TV Video on Demand, EPG, Authentication, Retransmission and OTT (including IP TV set-top boxes), IP VoIP (Broadworks, BGW, IMS Core, SIP, RTP), 3G and LTE mobile networks.

  • Experience with managing a team of engineers or testers in an ISP or Telco environment.

  • Hands on experience in network design, test preparation and test execution coordination.

  • Experience in project and contract management.

  • Preferably experience with managing integration tests between network equipment and IT, e.g. related to alarming, network trouble shooting applications, service activation and billing.

  • Experience with resource and budget planning.

  • Experience with quoting complex network design and test projects.

  • Experience with bug tracking and test (management) tools.

  • Hands on experience with TMAP and/or ISEB approach. Preferably TMAP of ISEB certified.

  • Hands on experience with SCRUM/AGILE approach.

Personal skills

  • Analytical

  • Excellent test and test management skills

  • Excellent communication skills. Strong influencing skills

  • People manager

  • Ability to work under time pressure

  • Being able to keep the overview while keeping an eye for details

  • Proven leadership capabilities

  • Flexible/adaptable

  • Initiative and ability to resolve problems

  • Fluency in English (work language), speech and written

If you think you are a suitable candidate for this assignment, please provide us with the following

  • Your resume (in Word format)

  • Declaration of Independent Contractor Status / VAR (if applicable)

  • Motivation

  • Availability

  • Contact information

One of our consultants will get in touch with you in short term.

Kind regards,

Prodapt Consulting

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