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Test Lead

Job Reference: 16484GF

Salary: £500 - £600 Per Day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration:

Vacancy Posted: 18-07-2019

Contract Type: Contract

Location: England, Greater London, London

I am looking for an experienced Test Lead to join my client based in central London on a 6-month initial contract basis.

In this role, you will be supporting testing activities for various projects covering front office technology.

* Responsible for the Managing and delivering a number of projects across the Front Office to the highest quality, on time and within budget
* Able to coordinate projects spread across different business units and regions.
* Manage key stakeholder relationships
* Undertake planning, execution, and reporting of testing activities
* Draft test plans for projects
* Adhere to the test processes set out in the Test Plan.
* Hands-on and being able to help Design and execute test cases as per the planned test schedule if needed.
* Ensure any deviation to the test plan is reported to the portfolio test manager and relevant project stakeholders.
* Comply with the organisation’s governance policies and procedures.
* Support and coordinate business users with UAT testing

Functional / Technical Competencies:

* Good Understanding of EFX and MARKIT applications
* Investment Banking Experience
* Working knowledge of FX, Fixed Income, IHS Markit

Work Experience:

* 5+ years’ experience working as a Test Lead.
* Investment Banking or Financial Services sector experience(essential)
* Strong experience in test coordination across multiple regions (essential)
* Experience in application testing (essential)
* Experience of Bloomsburg, Thomson Reuters and i360 Services (beneficial)
* Experience working in an agile environment (essential)
* Stakeholder management experience (essential)

Education / Qualifications:

* Degree level qualified
* ISEB/ISTQB certified at least to the foundation level

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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