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Test Manager - Banking

Job Title: Test Manager - Banking
Location: Sydney
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Reference: 3006893
Contact Name: Reece Richardson
Job Published: September 23, 2019 16:01

Job Description

A Globally Prestigious Financial Services organisation are in the midst of Core Banking Projects and they're looking for a Test Manager to manage, plan and coordinate the testing phases of a Core Banking Upgrade project cycle and to deliver to the business in the timeframe requested.
 
DETAILS OF MAJOR ACTIVITIES;
  • Manages the overall plan, process and progress of the test phases of the upgrade project
  • Manage 3rd party testing vendor
  • Develop and execute test plans
  • Development of test processes, test cases/scripts, and test data
  • Test coverage includes System Integration Testing (SIT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Quality Assurance (QA), and Conversion/Migration Testing
  • Plan & support Performance and Security test phases
  • Effectively communicate status and findings in oral and written forms to senior management
  • Provides consulting and support to implementation leads to ensure appropriate mitigation strategies exist
  • Identify risks and internal roadblocks are removed that jeopardize project progress
  • Provides feedback to implementation teams regarding implementation improvements
  • Issues Management according to the needs of the Project Office and other business units, including:
  • Raising and reviewing Incident Reports, bugs or other issues, and ensuring timely resolution
  • Liaison with stakeholders to determine the appropriate course of action
  • Recommend solutions that support the business objectives
  • Build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders to achieve business outcomes
  • Assist with the development and improvement of procedures and processes, training materials and user’s guides to achieve operational efficiency and improve customer and staff experience
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE;
  • Minimum 5-7 years in test management, software development or professional services, with at least three years in project implementations with full life-cycle testing for complex projects and at least 3 years of managerial experience
  • At least 3 years experience in banking
  • Core Banking implementation experience is essential
  • Extensive knowledge of methods, tools, and technology used in software testing
  • Extensive knowledge and use of quality management methods, and tools
  • Thorough knowledge of project management principles, methods and tools that are demonstrated through test phases of a projects
  • Excellent Analytical Ability & Problem Solving – analyse complex information, identify cause and effect relationships, and organise data into a coherent frame of reference
  • Strong Attention to Detail – ensure the accuracy and quality of work and information.
  • Maintains watchfulness over a period of time
  • Business Awareness – business attitude and sense that is reflected in every decision and action
  • Initiative – making active attempts to influence events to achieve goals and making recommendations.
  • Self-starter with a proactive approach.
  • Judgement – able and willing to seek out and evaluate data and to make logically based judgements of the practical course of action to be pursued to achieve objectives
  • Strong Planning & Organising – establish a course of action to accomplish specific goals
  • Intermediate in MS Word, Excel, and Project
If you're interested in hearing more about this role, apply now! Reece.richardson@perigongroup.com.au