Test Manager

Luxoft Poland
Mid
Online interview
B2B Employment contract
Warsaw

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?

MUST
  • 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
NICE TO HAVE
  • 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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