Test Manager - Banking, Agile, SAQ, WEB, IBM

Vertragsart:
Vor Ort
Start:
ASAP
Dauer:
6 months + (extension possible)
Von:
Randstad (Schweiz) AG
Ort:
Zürich
Eingestellt:
11.12.2014
Land:
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Projekt-ID:
821845

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Our client is a global bank, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. This is a great opportunity to live and work in one of the most interesting and financially stable cities in Switzerland. Randstad Professionals is actively looking for an enthusiastic, English speaking:

Test Manager

Facilitates and leads functional team efforts to improve client experience by optimizing the accuracy of work. Implement tools and systems to maintain and measure quality. Manages test process to include mentoring, training, results tracking and continuous improvement. Has overall responsibility over Quality Assurance within specific projects. Delivers excellence, reports progress and enhances collaboration within Project Management, Requirement Engineering and Development teams.

MAIN ACCOUBNTABILITIES

  • Plans, controls and coordinates the entire test process within their area of responsibility.
  • Defines the test strategy in line with the client's Test Standard, ensures its implementation and evaluates the test results in order to give a final go/no-go recommendation.
  • Manages the Regression Test suite and facilitates its Automation
    Organizes and mentors multi-supplier test teams (internal and external, on- and offshore) and represents these as the single point of contact for the client.
  • Responsible for Defect Tracking and the creation of Test Reports on progress, Defects, Risks, Issues and Mitigations according to the client's guidelines.
  • Is responsible for solicitation, verification, validation, quality control, correction and timely and on-budget delivery of all test work-products
  • Conducts "Lessons Learned" meetings, gathers "Best Practice" examples and contributes to process improvement.
  • Supports Production Rollout and Post-Rollout activities

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Proven record as Test Manager (at least 3 years) and Test in general (at least 5 years)
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.
  • Banking or Financial Industry experience
  • Strong Analytical, Social and Stakeholder Management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills of planning, coordinating and integration of parallel Software releases
  • Exposure to multicultural and outsourced environment with various service providers
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies
  • Strong Communication and Presentation skills
  • Strong command of Quality Centre
  • Database know how (Oracle, DB2)
  • SAQ Certified Software Tester foundation or advanced level
  • WEB based applications
  • IBM Mainframe skills
  • Fluent English, German would be a strong asset

If this role excites you, and you feel you could take this next challenge in your career, then don't hesitate to send your application.

Good to know you!

Please note that only candidates who are a close match will be contacted regarding this role; non EU/EFTA Citizens cannot be considered.