Senior Test Manager
Citi
Gurgaon, Haryana
The candidate will have primary responsibility of software quality assurance from Business perspective. He / She will be working as part of Change Management team and assist in testing of projects related to Global Fund Services for timely completion of scheduled projects. He / She is responsible for maintaining overall Book of Work, Costing, Resourcing and continuous process of UAT processes. It will require working with Global IT, Product and Operations senior management to provide a high quality software product to the internal and external clients and meet the agreed and expected service standards

The candidate is responsible for driving middle office testing transformation as well as BAU UAT delivery for middle office suit of applications i.e. MOM, MOTO, FMC, SSM, GSM, Oasys, Calypso, CIS & OTM.

They key requirements are to better software time to market, continuously improving software quality and lesser testing cost

Job Summary

The candidate will have primary responsibility of software quality assurance from Business perspective. He / She will be working as part of Change Management team and assist in testing of projects related to Global Fund Services for timely completion of scheduled projects. He / She is responsible for maintaining overall Book of Work, Costing, Resourcing and continuous process of UAT processes. It will require working with Global IT, Product and Operations senior management to provide a high quality software product to the internal and external clients and meet the agreed and expected service standards

The candidate is responsible for driving middle office testing transformation as well as BAU UAT delivery for middle office suit of applications i.e. MOM, MOTO, FMC, SSM, GSM, Oasys, Calypso, CIS & OTM.

They key requirements are to better software time to market, continuously improving software quality and lesser testing costs.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide functional test analysis, planning, design, execution and reporting for testing assignments. Ensure accurate and timely execution of the assigned tasks. Estimation & Milestone planning for the project and provide estimates for the UAT. Ensure the deliverables are managed within the timescales Highlight Risk and issues at management level Extensive liaison and direct contact with a diverse range of business and technology functions, both within the bank and with key vendors. For the specific testing project, support the Project Test Manager(s) and Functional Test Manager by contributing to the Test Plan(s) for the relevant test phases, the Test Readiness Reviews, test progress reporting, the Test Completion/Summary Reports and Test Defect Reports. Prepare where required: Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test Data, Test Coverage analysis for a given testing assignment. Work closely with the stakeholders or other groups in preparation and execution of the planned functional testing. Play a lead role in the analysis and reporting of test results, working closely with business, technology and support areas to investigate and interpret test findings. Assist in the reception and quality assurance of the business requirements, solution design and business process documents individual projects. Sound knowledge of Defect Management Process and handling its different phases. Able to take Defect and Client calls with quick responsiveness on asked actions Hands on experience on developing help guides/ User Manual/ MIS reports. Develop and extend collaborative working relationships with senior clients, technology suppliers and operational support areas in order to quickly understand requirements, resolve problems/issues, suggest solutions and identify areas for service improvement. As a member of the Test Work stream, participate in peer reviews of Test Approaches, Test Plans, Test Conditions and Test Scripts as well as contributing to the on-going development of test strategy and policy within the Testing Programme. Understand the scope of testing and review of Requirements document and prepare the test plan based on realistic targets. Track the schedule and testing progress and be accountable for the tasks and releases. Manage the client meetings and defect calls independently Ensure innovative solution for challenging deliveries Knowledge of Agile and Risk based testing and Ensure process improvements Team management and appraisals for the team members Able to handle a cross functional team of 20-40 resources.

Required experience in Years

10-12 years of experience in testing lifecycle in Investment Banking domain.
Minimum 8 years of hands on experience in Securities and Fund Services domain.

Job Requirements

Essential :
Masters degree in computer science or finance.
Minimum 8 years of hands on manual functional testing experience in Investment Banking domain.
Must possess sound knowledge on Trade Processing / Fund Accounting / Pricing / Reconciliation / Corporate Actions / Collateral Management/Transfer Agency across different financial instruments.
Exposure to global client and understanding of global work culture
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Strong analytical skills, detail orientation and service commitment.
Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment, prioritizes multiple tasks and meets strict deadlines.
Must be prepared to work in a shift in line with regions supported including India night shifts
Innovative approach to work and continuously identify and implement process improvements
Excellent project and time management skills
Strong organizational and management skills
Strong communication and networking skills
Ability to influence change at difference levels of the organization
Desirable

Detailed practical experience of the use of HP Quality Centre/ALM.
Expertise in MS Office application particularly in Excel.
ISTQB or ISEB testing qualifications preferred
Experience in application like MOM / MOTO / Multifond / GTAS / pControl / GSM / Calypso / Protocol / FSR / CADIS will be an added advantage.
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