Test Lead (Banking, IWM)
Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by Randstad (Schweiz) AG
We are currently supporting a leading Swiss bank in Zurich, in their search for an experienced Test Lead.
Overview of business area or project:
The Portfolio Solutions IT team works at the very heart of International Wealth Management Department.
The team is responsible for the development and maintenance of the key advisory systems in the bank, which are in use on a global scale.
A complex application landscape is managed including professional investment portfolio construction tools and mobile applications used during client meetings.
Modern portfolio optimization techniques are leveraged to automate parts of the investment advice and offer a rich set of analyses to evaluate the investments of our clients.
In 2021 we plan to further improve our global footprint with exciting new initiatives.
- Lead all test activities in the ongoing releases
- Organize and plan releases end to end, coordinate the release plan execution
- Continuous improvement of all testing related processes
- Develop a sustainable and successful test strategy and implement it
- Coach the test engineers
- Ensure an efficient test coverage (test cases, test data, test approach)
Overview of the department/team (team size, backgrounds, personalities):
- 10+ test engineers
- 10 agile teams working on various initiatives related to our applications (Overall team size approx. 150 team members in various roles)
Essentials Skills and Qualifications:
- 5-10 years of experience in software testing whereof at least 2 years in a leading role
- Release management experience
- Experience in the financial industry
- Extensive knowledge about test processes/methodologies
- Leader personality and a talent for organization and structuring of tasks
- Willing to learn and adapt
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
- Knowledge about advisory processes, financial products and portfolio management
- Experience in test automation and test automation frameworks desired
- Project Management experience
Are you ready for the next challenge in your career, then dont hesitate to send your application or contact me.
Kindly note that for this position we can only consider local candidates at the moment due to COVID-19 situation.