Risk Test Manager Financial Services London 85,000

Job Title: Risk Test Manager Financial Services London 85,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH17322_1515434473
Contact Name: Mobolaji Sanusi
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2018 18:01

Job Description

Risk Test Manager - Financial Services - London - £85,000

A leading financial services firm are looking for an experienced Risk Test Manager to take responsibility for the testing of systems across multiple asset classes with a focus on reporting covering market data/risk, regulatory reporting and fees. You will be working in a first class working environment at the centre of the financial community on challenging projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End to End Test Management.
  • Test strategy and planning for large financial services programmes.
  • Management of resource responsibilities to ensure the test plan is tracked and reported against.
  • Management and report of the project MI to give senior stakeholders updates.
  • Work on path to green of issues, identify and work with various teams to remove blockers and deliver the solution.
  • Managing SIT, UAT, NFT and OAT phases.
  • Experience of SDLC and STLC.
  • Creating and implementing automation testing strategies.
  • Support Shared Service Head of QA on the strategic test solution.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong Test Management skills with demonstrable experience of delivering to tight deadlines in an agile and waterfall environment. Proven track record of architecting, building and delivering suitable test frameworks.
  • Previous working experience of risk testing is mandatory.
  • Excellent communication skills are a must have for this role.
  • Strong experience of regulatory reporting.
  • Strong demonstrable experience working on multiple regulatory projects.
  • Demonstrable experience of co-ordinating with multiple business lines to deliver testing programmes.
  • Experience managing globally dispersed teams.
  • The ability to communicate to a wide audience with stakeholders from other banking groups is key to this role.
  • Strong understanding of different automated testing techniques and methodologies.
  • Experience of building regression test packs against large complex third party financial software.
  • HP Quality Center & Jira.
  • Knowledge of Interest Rate Derivative products.
  • Architect, build and deliver an automated regression testing framework.
  • Previous clearing, settlements and post-trade experience is desirable.
  • Russian speaker is highly desirable.

This is a very exciting opportunity for a skilled and effective Risk Test Manager looking for a new challenge within an innovative global company with a wealth of expertise and knowledge.

If you are interested in this role please contact me on 02031894344.