Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Manager

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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Manager

Dublin City Centre



Ref: E6396NL

Job Description

Dublin City Centre Financial Services client requires a Senior Test Manager for a permanent role with experience of Banking Systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • This exciting new role as Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Manager  will facilitate the development, implementation and adherence to good industry testing practices / testing standards with the QA  / Test function. They will manage the day to day provision of Test services on behalf of CTO function by continuously seeking improvement  / automation of the quality of the testing thoroughness.
  • The Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Manager, will play a pivotal role in the Senior Leadership Team and motivate the team to perform at a high level in a challenging and fast moving environment.
  • The role holder will be responsible for building and shaping a QA / Test centre of excellence for the bank covering the complete E2E testling lifecycle, collaborating with the non functional testing areas with CTO such as UAT, DR, Load, Security and Performance testing.  Looking for savings and synergies across the discipline.

Experience Required:

  • Management of a QA / Test team in the Financial Services Industry, preferably Banking.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong ability to assess processes and identify/implement improvements.
  • Experience of working in fast-paced organisation and managing complex and fluid priorities.
  • Working knowledge and experience of retail banking operations.
  • Experience of operating at mid / senior management level across all levels and functions of a retail bank.
  • Strong focus and appreciation of continuous Integration, continuous delivery and automation.
  • Proficient building high-performance teams.
  • Understanding of current regulatory environment and Group impact.
  • Experience in operating model review/enhancement and associated change management skills.

Essential and Desirable Skills:

  • In depth software quality assurance experience including proven management, supervisory or leadership experience in a Testing environment.
  • Demonstrated application of testing good industry practices.
  • Proven Test Management skills; delivery & results focussed and stakeholder management.
  • A drive to deliver results and respond resourcefully to opportunities and challenges through dedication, dependability and the taking of prompt action.
  • Strong Application development experience / background would be an advantage.
  • Proven record of project delivery in a fast paced multi system environment.
  • The ability to work to agreed deadlines, and experience of managing and motivating people to complete tasks.
  • Experience in the financial services and of outsourced / offshore delivery models is desirable.
  • Technical acumen of banking systems built up over years of experience in industry.
  • Strong ability to create, insightfully interpret and challenge MI and reports.
  • Articulation/translation of business requirements both for business and technology audiences.
  • Ability to develop strong external industry network and insights
  • Proven communication and influencing skills
  • Organisation and conflict resolution ability
  • Experience of working with senior Executives
  • Sound business acumen

Educational Requirements:

  • University degree or diploma in related field or equivalent professional training and experience

Working Hours and Benefits:

  • Great location
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 37.5 hour week

How to Apply

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