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Senior Test Manager (Charles River - Simcorp - Markit)

Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Sector: Project Management & PMO
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH120167

Senior Test Manager (Charles River - Simcorp - Markit)

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

On behalf of our client, a leading financial institution in Zürich, we are looking for a Senior Test Manager with Portfolio Management Systems experience.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible that developed applications meet their functional and non-functional requirements
  • Take ownership and proactively drive all aspects of testing
  • Plan and coordinate the overall Integration Testing of the Application including interfaces to other systems
  • Clear management reporting (Project and Program level)
  • Ensuring proper test documentation according to the project and program needs (e.g. Test Plan / Test Concept, Test Cases, Test Completion Report)
  • Detecting problems/issues as early as possible in development and testing life cycle
  • Analyse the requirements to identify the testable requirements (Prepare Test Scenarios/Cases)
  • Planning, designing, developing test cases as well as taking ownership and responsibility of the test execution
  • Document defects found during testing using the defect tracking tool (ALM) with adequate steps to reproduce
  • Defect Lifecycle Management
  • Work with Developers and Business Analysts to ensure incidents are resolved promptly
  • Liaise with various Stakeholders (Development team, Business Platform and 3rd Parties)
  • Support the Business in UAT efforts while holding Business accountable for execution and Sign-Off
  • Coordinate Test Data Management in preparation for test execution
  • Ad-hoc testing/analysis activities

Skills:

  • Over 7 years experience in testing and having a similar role in a larger financial organization
  • Knowledge of front office order management platforms (e.g. Charles River (ideally), Simcorp Dimension, Markit ThinkFolio, Advent Geneva/APX)
  • Understanding of Agile methodology
  • Proven experience of testing complex systems such as high-transactional and multi-tier applications (Messaging integration experience - feeds coming from many systems - ensuring that messages reach destination)
  • Manual testing experience
  • Proven hands on experience in using test and defect management tools (e.g. HP Quality Center / ALM / Jira)
  • Motivated, dynamic, flexible, self-starter who can work on own initiative as well as part of a large team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including direct client communication in English
  • A high degree of numerical and analytical ability
  • Methodical, quality oriented, deadline driven with excellent problem solving skills
  • Being proactive and taking ownership
  • Excellent senior stakeholder management skills

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Sophia Biafora on +41 44 229 99 40.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

Check out all of Experis' job openings at www.experis.ch or visit my personal page and connect to me on LinkedIn.

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