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This Test Manager role is for a self-motivated individual with excellent test planning and design skills, good at managing a small team and having good domain knowledge with extensive experience in test execution and management in an Agile development environment. You will work closely with Developers, Business Analysts, Testers, and DevOps engineers to help us deliver quality software in a reliable and predictable manner using manual and automated tests. You will perform software testing as a continuous and efficient end-to-end quality assurance function using quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity of software solutions. You will also provide support to Project Manager and Business Analysts during acceptance testing, including test script walkthroughs, document testing issues and test results, and answering questions on system functionality.
Roles and Responsibilities
Work in collaboration with Project Managers and Business Analysts to understand requirements and agree on acceptance criterion. Plan, design and develop test script, take ownership of end to end testing delivery
Test Planning & Analysis, solid understanding of Manual and Automated testing concepts
Document Test Strategy (functional and non-functional strategy), Closure reports and participate in project retrospection meetings.
Manage senior stakeholder expectations, articulate project challenges and progress. Coordinate and monitor testing progression and prepare reports and communicate results and progress with project stakeholders
Good understanding of agile processes, participate in backlog grooming sessions and daily sprint meetings
Ensure software solution meets business requirements
Detect, document and report bugs and errors encountered
Facilitate high quality software deliveries by applying business and functional knowledge including testing standards, guidelines, and procedures.
Support cross-functional teams in integration test efforts, support user acceptance testing and sign offs.
Create and maintain high quality documentation
Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner
Our Ideal Candidate
Minimum twelve years of professional experience in testing domain, preferably in banking/insurance sector
Experience managing a team, allocate resources, design manual/automated test plans according to projects requirements
Strong understanding of software quality best practices and processes. Experience with a broad range of testing practices
Domain knowledge of front-office trading - pricing and execution platforms for Derivatives products - FX Options, Rates and Commodities
Deep understanding of front-office trading functionality - trade lifecycle, trade booking models, trade pricing execution workflows, trade reporting and new product onboarding.
Back-office and Middle-office experience will be a plus
Extensive experience with test automation tools and frameworks - Cucumber for Java, Selenium
Knowledge of REST and SOAP based web services standards, messaging models. Strong understanding of and experience with JSON, XML, HTTP. Experienced in API testing.
Strong proficiency in collaboration tools like Atlassian Confluence, JIRA and Microsoft Office suite.
Programming experience in Java, experience in other programming languages will be good to have
Hands-on experience in automation scripting will be highly regarded
Strong experience in SQL, Unix scripting, Git
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to thrive in a fast paced and challenging environment
Good understanding of build automation tools - Maven 3, Gradle, experienced in setting up CICD pipelines in Jenkins
Experience in Performance Testing tools
Experience with various messaging middleware technologies - Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Kafka, IBM MQ, TIBCO EMS
Good understanding of distributed computing, exposure to Spark and Hadoop ecosystem
Experience with log, metrics aggregation and analytics toolkits - ELK stack
If you're ready to take on your next challenge, apply now.
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