Test Manager

Luxoft Poland
Online interview
B2B Employment contract

Project description

We are currently expanding our Wealth Management Practice and Avaloq operations in Europe due to client demand across a number of high profile projects.

We offer superb opportunities to work within a dynamic, international team led by industry experts. We work with the market leading technologies, with prestigious tier one clients in a demanding and progressive atmosphere. As a part of our team, you will take part in Avaloq Banking Suite implementation initiatives throughout their entire life cycle. Whilst we work hard, we also have a thriving social atmosphere running through the business.

Your tasks

As a Test Manager you will be responsible for:

Stakeholder Management

  • To ensure that all stakeholders are engaged in timely fashion and made aware of the overall testing strategy/process to ensure their participation in the testing phases in the relevant capacity
  • To be accountable for ensuring that all test plans are agreed, required expectations are met and all sign-offs obtained from the relevant stakeholders
  • In case of complex and wide testing requirements, to plan and run the testing war-room with co-located stakeholders - managing all aspects from scheduling to obtaining required sign-offs - with a tight day-to-day plan
  • Socialise and agree the fix-release plans upfront with impacted stakeholders including regression and functional UAT plans

Test Strategy and Overall Testing Ownership

  • Act as the owner of overall testing across all phases
  • To define the overall test strategy, including test automation strategy, centrally coordinating across various business streams, technology, vendor and other stakeholders - and get agreement on the strategy from all stakeholders
  • Prepare and own the detailed test plans to ensure the integrity of overall project schedule
  • To review test cases ensuring completeness of UAT coverage
  • Oversee all end-to-end testing activities for all phases of testing and co-ordinating with different stakeholders involved
  • Prepare, manage and walkthrough the overall test strategy / test plan with stakeholders and seek their sign off
  • Track and monitor the test plan and ensure is executed as planned schedule

Communication and Change Management

  • Communication with the various stakeholders at all levels - at appropriate forums - including PWGs, Periodic Test Progress Calls, Results walk-throughs, Sign-off calls etc.
  • Communicate the test progress with accurate reporting on a periodic basis (daily, weekly or as per phasing) to appropriate stakeholders
  • Follow up with various task owners to ensure the timely completion of tasks and any delays or risks are reported / escalated

Governance & Testing Process Improvements

  • To bring in the testing best practices and to implement overall process improvements
  • Push the testing automation agenda with a view to improve the productivity and to cut-short the regression testing window
  • Review the lessons learned from previous releases / phases and to ensure that follow up / corrective actions are taken on time to ensure the smooth execution of upcoming test phases

Team Management

  • Manage the team of Testing professionals for global Wealth Management client
  • Oversight of training and upskilling of the team
  • People Management

Who we're looking for?

  • 7+ years of experience in a business facing test-lead and/or project management role
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills with prior experience in running test-focused working groups
  • Domain knowledge in Banking and Capital Markets, strong preference on Wealth Management
  • Experience in test automation and running/leaning test automation projects/activities
  • Familiarity with SDLC and strong insights on various testing phases, methodology and tools
  • Agile Project Methodology - preferable with experience in automated regression testing
  • Ability to write multi-application test strategies, test plans, and detailed test cases with expected outcome
  • Experience in executing and supporting all test phases, defect tracking and issue closures
  • Experience with waterfall & agile methodologies
  • Proactive, self starter, autonomous & highly organised
  • Experience in Consulting Services
  • TOSCA test automation
  • Avaloq Certified Professional
  • Avaloq parametrization know-how

Our company

Luxoft Poland

Krakow, Wrocław, Warsaw, Gdańsk 1500
Tech skills
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • C#
  • Python
  • Scala
  • Android
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Go

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