Director - U.S. Testing & QA Practice

  • Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Brickendon Consulting Ltd
  • 22 Sep 16

Brickendon is a rapidly growing innovative management & technology consultancy providing solutions to Global Banks and Asset Managers based in New York and London. We have existing projects with a number of banks, asset managers & hedge funds firms across New York to deliver test programmes and solutions.

Director - U.S. Testing & QA Practice

The successful candidate will join as an Director and work as part of a Brickendon’s U.S. Leadership Team to drive practice thought leadership within and engagements at our clients.  

An overview of sample responsibilities:

  • Join as a member of our extended US leadership team
  • Advising clients on testing best practice
  • Thought leadership within our Test practice
  • Managing key stakeholders
  • Leading and forging new client relationships
  • Driving growth within the Test practice via conferences, public comment via our PR agencies, and managing and marketing our share of voice within the Test space
  • RPI / RFP responses and pitches production and presentation to clients.
  • Defining test strategies
  • Managing onsite engagements across clients actively managing key risks and issues both for client engagements and for Brickendon
  • Supporting, managing and leading team members
  • Growing and training our Test Practice teams.

 

The Director of Testing & QA will possess the following skills and experience;

  • At least 10+ years’ experience in Testing
  • 5+ years’ experience in Test Management. 
  • Previous Programme Test Management experience.
  • Good experience in managing multi-geographical teams/offshore teams. 
  • Good experience in implementing Test Driven Development frameworks across multiple projects. 
  • Good experience in implementing and managing complex test automation frameworks. 
  • Good experience in working with senior level business/stakeholder for delivering high profile test projects. 
  • Experience in financial domain projects. Nice to have: Experience in investment banking projects. 
  • Passionate about testing. Nice to have: Designed innovative methodologies/solutions to save money/time/human efforts. 
  • Experience in implementing Continuous Integration test frameworks.  
  • Previous experience working for a financial services consultancy highly desirable