Business Acceptance Test Manager, Assistant Vice President Business Acceptance Test Manager, Assistant Vice  …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
State Street Corporation
Business Acceptance Test Manager, Assistant Vice President
Who we are looking for
The Business Acceptance Test Manager is part of the Digital Strategy team and supports our efforts to digitally transform our Global Markets business. The Business Acceptance Test Manager manages Test Planning and Execution, Test Criteria and Scripting and Test Environment User Access. The role is critical to ensuring Business Acceptance of the digital solution. Ensures standard testing practices and agile test methodologies are adhered to, tracked and documented. She/He works in conjunction with the Delivery manager to ensure all testing is successfully completed prior to deployment of the Use Case/Solution.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world.
Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Business Acceptance Test Manager, AVP you will
  • Providing the framework for the BUAT teams to create test scripts
  • Educating team on script creation and data masking rules (or direct them to the SSGM ISO)
  • Ensure scripts are created prior to test start date
  • Ensure test scripts and testing criteria are correct and complete - Signoff Required
  • Ensure testing scripts are well documented and stored and evidence of test results can be provided upon request during any phase of the project or post launch
  • Host/Manage team testing kickoff meeting inclusive of:
  • Setting the test completion schedule
  • Scope / Script Status Review
  • Platform/Product Basic Training (as needed)
  • Functional Overview of the specific function to be tested: Function and Features
  • Process and Training of Submission of Defects to RTC or equivalent - Defect & Enhancement Documentation
  • Daily Test Recap Meeting Overview
  • Partner with BUAT leads to schedule daily test recap meeting
  • Co- host/Manage daily test recap meeting
  • Be an active participant in the discussion of issues/enhancements
  • Ensure Requirements are well documented (+changes)
  • Was it Included?
  • Was it detailed enough?
  • Was it missing or is it new?
  • Evaluate against BRD/Stories or equivalent depending on dev't structure
  • Determine next steps for change management with platform / solution owner
  • Ensure Signoff / Completion has been obtained and documented for each Functional Team Stakeholder
  • Ensure test script evaluation sections are completed and signed-off on
  • Ensure functional test criteria is tested and signed-off on
  • For material items that cannot be immediately remediated, ensure there is a viable and tested workaround.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Communication Skills - oral and written
  • Comfort with Powerpoint, Word, Excel
  • Leadership / Management experience
  • Agile with possible Scrum Master certification a plus

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • College Degree
  • 5-7 years of experience managing complex test projects
  • Financial experience a must
  • PMP certification a plus

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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