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Test Manager

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 by Randstad (Schweiz) AG

Zürich, Switzerland
1 Mar 2020
Annual Salary

If you a dream to work in a world class financial institution then Read On!

We are looking for a Test Manager in Zurich, Switzerland

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible that developed applications meet their functional and non-functional requirements

  • Take ownership and proactively drive all aspects of testing

  • Plan and coordinate the overall Integration Testing of the Application including interfaces to other systems

  • Clear management reporting (Project and Program level)

  • Ensuring proper test documentation according to the project and program needs (eg Test Plan/Test Concept, Test Cases, Test Completion Report)

  • Detecting problems/issues as early as possible in development and testing life cycle

  • Analyse the requirements to identify the testable requirements (Prepare Test Scenarios/Cases)

  • Planning, designing, developing test cases as well as taking ownership and responsibility of the test execution

  • Document defects found during testing using the defect tracking tool (ALM) with adequate steps to reproduce

  • Defect Lifecycle Management

  • Work with Developers and Business Analysts to ensure incidents are resolved promptly

  • Liaise with various Stakeholders (Development team, Business Platform and 3rd Parties)

  • Support the Business in UAT efforts while holding Business accountable for execution and Sign-Off

  • Coordinate Test Data Management in preparation for test execution

  • Ad-hoc testing/analysis activities

Essentials Skills and Qualifications:

  • 7+ years' experience in testing and having a similar role in a larger financial organization

  • Knowledge of Front Office order management platforms (eg Charles River (ideally), Simcorp Dimension, Markit ThinkFolio, Advent Geneva/APX)

  • Understanding of Agile methodology

  • Proven experience of testing complex systems such as high-transactional and multi-tier applications (Messaging integration experience - feeds coming from many systems - ensuring that messages reach destination)

  • Manual testing experience

  • Proven hands on experience in using test and defect management tools (eg HP Quality Center/ALM/Jira)

  • Motivated, dynamic, flexible, self-starter who can work on own initiative as well as part of a large team

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including direct client communication in English

  • A high degree of numerical and analytical ability

  • Methodical, quality oriented, deadline driven with excellent problem solving skills

  • Being proactive and taking ownership

  • Excellent senior stakeholder management skills

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, drive and initiative

  • Working knowledge of SQL Server and querying databases

  • ISTQB certified

  • Ability to prioritise and excellent organisation skills

  • Team player with excellent relationship and interpersonal skills

  • Evidence of working across multiple departments and locations

  • Understand complex processes and to pass on this knowledge quickly

  • Controlled mind-set and attention to detail

  • Deep understanding of the Project Lifecycle

  • Experience in SWIFT and FIX Messaging is nice to have

  • Charles River experience a strong plus

  • Experience with test automation frameworks

  • Debugging and code analysis skills

  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

  • Deadline focused and highly motivated

  • Bachelor Degree in a related discipline, or equivalent work experience

  • Knowledge of Automated Testing is considered a strong advantage

If this role is challenging enough to you! Than apply ASAP and can also give me a call, I will be happy to speak with you to share more details regarding the position.

Reference: 859593915

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