Head of Test

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5-10 Years
Central Dublin
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Competitive salary offered
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Head of Test needed with experience leading testing End-2-End on a Murex platform implementation integrated into a banks risk, financial, trade reporting solution. Our Banking clients Corporate and Treasury Division is undertaking a programme to upgrade its trading platform. The Programme requires a Head of Test who is accountable for all testing end to end. The successful candidate will have Key Experience in: Leading testing End-2-End on a Murex platform implementation integrated into a banks risk, financial, trade reporting solution. Minimum of 10+ years of experience in IT (Ideally from a Banking Domain) 5+ year s Test Management Understanding of Automation testing Experience working in Jira/Zephyr for Test and Defect Management (test scenarios/cases, defects, reporting) and other tools such as confluence Strong test estimation skills on manual as well as automation projects Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with ability to present complex ideas in clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical groups. Strong Experience on leading large Testing team to ensure the deliverables meets the Project requirements and the specified quality and timeline parameter. Developing test strategy, Test planning, scheduling, allocation of test engineers to programs, ensuring test environment availability, generation of test reports, communication of test status and networking to coordinate test activities Experience in delivering end to end testing in multiple projects. Excellent Team management and stakeholder management skill. Strong Leadership skills and be able to manage the managers and leaders under him. Key accountabilities: Test execution across all phases (SIT, UAT, Migration & NFT) Ensuring compliance to the Banks delivery methodology for testing and ensuring exceptions are documented and agreed where applicable. Ensuring testing is End 2 End and cover new platforms being introduced and integration into legacy platforms Testing procedures such a defect management and resolution are documented and agreed with stakeholders Sourcing test resources and reporting on Test budget utilisation on scheduled basis Ensuring the governance artefacts and stage gate artefacts specific to testing are created and delivered with support from the contributors supporting testing. Implementing a collaborative environment towards testing while building the Environment for constructive challenge. Ensuring the E2E platforms meets documented business expectations and functionality for all consumers Provide leadership, guidance, training and mentoring to improve the quality and efficiency across the bank test delivery Provide Leadership and encourage Continuous Improvements/Innovation in the Test delivery Ensure Test Teams follow agreed process on Test Data FTE Rate: Upto €85,000/£73,000 Euros (Irish/EU candidate based out of Dublin) or Contract Rate: (Apply online only)/day euros Contract Type: Hybrid - Location: Dublin, Ireland (3-days onsite in Dublin & 2-days Remote working in a week)

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