Test Manager - Financial Services - Paris - €90,000
A leading financial services firm are looking for an experienced Test Manager to join to drive overall testing efforts across the business and Technology. You will lead and manage a five person Test team and will also coordinate overall internal testing efforts across IT, Risk and Operations.
- Define the testing approach & strategy for each campaign with all stakeholders.
- Establish a testing plan across internal and external facing test environments.
- Liaise with stakeholders, business analysts and development teams to define test campaigns and address / resolve issues and defects when found.
- Track the execution of testing across all teams and ensure sufficient test coverage is achieved.
- Manage the execution of tests falling under the test team's responsibility; either run automatically using the team's automated testing framework or manually or other application components and a suite of complementary tools.
- Drive the test team to automate tasks.
- Grow and develop testing team members
- Team management skills and stakeholder management covering Risk, Operations, Relationship Management and other functions.
- Demonstrable experience reviewing business requirements and system specifications and define functional test cases which test main day to day flows as well as potential edge cases not identified pre-implementation.
- Project management skills applicable to managing test phases of projects and software release cycles.
- Strong understanding of different automated testing techniques and methodologies.
- Able to differentiate and organise the execution of unit, integration and end-to-end functional tests as well as performance tests.
- Hands on Automation experience.
- Experience with the use of test tools such as Quality Centre.
- Knowledge of OTC derivative trade life-cycle and typical issues which will affect batch and intraday trade processing and risk systems.
- Previous clearing, capital markets, settlements and post-trade experience is desirable.
- Must be a French speaker.
This is a very exciting opportunity for a skilled and effective 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.