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Posted on Nov 25, 2021 by Appella Recruitment

Brussel, Belgium
Immediate Start
€500 - €525 Daily

Leading financial services client is looking for an experienced test lead with ISTQB to be part of the Infrastructure Test & Launch team.

You will work mainly on the Infrastructure Upgrade projects, but also on the Corporate Roadmap projects (Financial and HR Software Packages)

The infrastructure projects aim mainly at upgrading the existing Hardware, Operating System, Middleware, and Third Party Software.

The Corporate Roadmap projects' objectives are to upgrade the existing financial and HR packages software. These products could be running on Windows, Linux, Tandem and Mainframe platforms.

In line with the company's Project Life Cycle (and the associated deliverables), your prime responsibilities are:
- to define of a X-platform testing and launching strategy based on the requirements and product risks analysis
- to plan for testing activities as well as the required testing environments topology
- to manage the test preparation and execution in ALM
- to manage defects (from ALM)
- to report on test execution progress and defect resolutions
- to produce a test summary report (TSR) and to present it to the major stakeholders in the GO/NOGO meeting
- to create change request in SNOW
- to organize and coordinate the launch activities in Permanent test environments, pre-production and production.

You will have to coordinate testing and launching efforts with major stakeholders in technical and business divisions and service partners as well.

This role is mainly based in Brussels.

Essential background:

- Having experiences in the infrastructure project, for instance, migration of the business applications from the current Windows server to a new version of Windows server.
- X-platforms skills (with focus on Distributed domains, ie Windows, Linux and Aix)
- Having experiences in the infrastructure upgrade domain (OS, System Software, Middleware, packages software,...)
- Familiar with non-functional testing (performance test, fail-over test, swap test, security test, ...)
- having experiences in the Release Management.
- Specific tool: ALM

Essential Testing skill related:

You should have several years of experiences in infrastructure project testing requiring the following skills;
- Knowledge of risk based approach testing (requirements & product risks analysis)
- Familiar with the Agile-model concepts
- Ability to write a testing and launching strategy and a test summary report for the go/no-go meeting
- Very good understanding of technical aspects
- Affinity with technical testing

Managerial skills
You should be able to manage virtual resources and relationships with various divisions, entities and service partners.

This requires strong interpersonal skills:
- Excellent communication skills (listening, writing, and presenting) at all levels, from staff members to senior management level.
- Very good organizational skills (ability to manage several projects in parallel)
- Ability to deal with conflicting priorities
- Strong ability to manage changes
- Ability to establish and maintain trust
- Ability to drive workshops with all stakeholders (leadership skill)



- Agile Lift-off and Agile T-Shape

Reference: 1410914404

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