Hands-On Functions 

  • Must be able to identify how the test teams align within an organization and how the team would achieve the roadmap identified for the project and the organization 
  • Needs to identify the scope of the testing required for a particular release, based on the requirements 
  • Put out the test plan after discussions with the test team and have it reviewed and approved by the management/development team 
  • Must identify the required metrics and work to have them in place. These metrics could be an inherent goal for the test team 
  • Must identify the testing effort required by calculating the sizing needed for the given release and plan the required effort for the same 
  • Figure out what skills are required and balance the test resources accordingly with those needs. Also identify if there are any skill gaps and plan for training & education sessions for the identified test resources 
  • Identify the tools for test reporting, test management, test automation, etc. and educate the team on how to use those tools. Again, plan knowledge transfer sessions if required to the team members for the tools that they would use 
  • Create a fun and conducive environment for all the resources to make sure they have maximum throughput 
  • During the testing cycle, monitor the test progress by constantly assessing the work assigned to each of the resources and re-balance or re-allocate them as required 
  • Check if there might be any delays in achieving the schedule and hold discussions with testers to figure out the issues that they may be facing and strive hard to resolve them 
  • Present the timely status to the stakeholders & management and instil confidence about the work being done 
  • Prepare any risk mitigation plans if in case any delays are foreseen 
  • Bridge any gaps and differences between the testing team and the management in order to form a clean two-way interface channel 
  • Accompanying test projects from the test strategy through planning and conception to the implementation of test processes 
  • Having profound knowledge in subject areas such as: test environment requirements, test conception, test planning, test case and test data discovery, test automation, defect management, test reporting and test acceptance processes 
  • Acting at the interface between the specialist department, IT department and project management within the scope of testing 
  • Taking responsibility early in the process, presenting results to our clients and conduct negotiations and acquisitions 

 

Candidate is expected to have the following knowledge, skills, or abilities: 

  • Already gained relevant and well-founded professional or project experience in testing 
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge in test management 
  • Practical experience with bank-specific IT applications 
  • Very good communication skills in English  
  • In addition to your professional strengths, you are a team player, have a very high degree of initiative, dedication and assertiveness 
  • Personal support, mentoring and professional development for testers 
  • Being an escalation point for testers 
  • Budgeting or forecasting for testing as a service dependent on organizational process 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Successfully completed a university degree in economics, mathematics, business informatics or a comparable degree program 

 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience in delivery and/or test management of agile software projects 

 

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