Test Manager, IT Booking & Settlements (1 year contract)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Contract, Full time
  • Bank of Singapore
  • 18 Feb 18 2018-02-18

Test Manager, IT Booking & Settlements (1 year contract)

At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group’s global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!

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The Test Manager will be reporting to the Business Analysis & Testing Team Lead, and is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of a software test team comprised of test analysts. The person will be responsible for the Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Case Design, Coordination, Preparation and Execution across multiple projects in the Operations & Bankwide Projects Domain. He/she is expected to deliver high quality test results in a timely manner by creating and implementing testing strategy, producing test plans, assisting with test case design and development as needed, driving execution of manual and automated testing, monitoring test status, and providing mentorship to team members.

The role exercises independent judgment to understand testing requirements, define effective test strategy, set clear project milestones, deliverables, and provides leadership to the team. This role will work directly with Project Managers, Development, Business Analysts, Vendor teams, Application Support, and will interact directly with end users during UAT phase.

Responsibilities

  • Understand the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of the project. Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing.
  • Work with users, project managers, development and business analyst teams to ensure efficiency of system integration test cycles and propose improvements required if defects are found. This includes the technical support of all testing cycles (System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing) for both Technology Change the Bank and Run the Bank projects, ensuring all deliverables are aligned with technology development governance, championing and utilising Quality Assurance procedures.
  • Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
  • Arrange the hardware and software requirement for the Test Setup.
  • Creating, maintaining, and executing test plans and test cases against our software platforms.
  • Drive execution of manual and automated testing to ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones.
  • Promote knowledge of manual/automation testing and defect tracking tools to help in proper tool selection and set-up.
  • Resolve testing problems by modifying testing methods during tests, conferring with management to revise test objectives and standards.
  • Maintain testing database by developing defect tracking and regression testing information requirements, designing information system to capture test outcomes.
  • Ensure content and structure of all testing documents/artifacts is documented and maintained as per standards defined by the organization.
  • Track and prepare the report of testing activities like testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc.
  • Report test outcomes by collecting, analyzing, interpreting, summarizing, and displaying data; recommend software changes when required.


Qualifications
  • Degree in an IT related discipline.
  • At least 8 years of information technology experience including at least 5 years of experience in Quality Assurance and Testing for Technology Applications.
  • Visible leadership skills and comfortable leading cross-functional teams. Excellent organizational skills.
  • Well-acquainted with testing/certification processes, reporting templates, process and testing tools and methodologies.
  • Financial technology background experience (Private Banking domain knowledge preferred) with experience in the deployment and integration of vendor solutions.
  • Previous hands-on experience on Core Banking applications (such as Temenos T24) required and possess knowledge of Core Banking functionalities.
  • Strong Experience on HP QC, QTP or relevant tools, prior experience in setting up Test Automation/Performance Testing.
  • Experience with waterfall/agile software development methodologies. Experience with CMMi and ISO standard procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex testing projects and work cross-functionally.
  • Experience performing risk analysis as well as creating requirements traceability matrices, have an eye for quality and detail.
  • Demonstrates initiative and commitment to ongoing process improvement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills and ability to adapt to changing priorities.