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Senior Quality Assurance Manager/Lead to define end to end testing strategy and execution for a Finance IT Capital Markets project for large financial bank - 144659-1

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Dec 05, 2022
Job End Date: Dec 04, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 125129
Location: Toronto
Our client is looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Manager/Lead to define end to end testing strategy and execution for a Finance IT Capital Markets project - 144659-1

Duration: 1 year
Location: Hybrid - Toronto

Department: Finance IT


End-End Testing Strategy
  • Define the overall strategy, approach and workflows required for end-end testing (including regression, UAT, functional/non functional system testing and integration testing) at a program level across Finance IT product teams
  • Standardize end-end testing approach, tools and processes across the team and train all team members in the standards
  • Work in collaboration with the engineering and the product teams to identify testing requirements and define the end-end test plan for the program
  • Leverage ATDD/ BDD methodologies to define crisp and achievable acceptance, entry/ exit criteria for all stories associated with end-end testing
  • Collaborate with individual product teams to define end-end test scenarios and cases for UAT testing at a program level
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement for end-end testing
  • Lead and facilitate all decision making for end-end testing for Finance IT while coordinating/ collaborating across partners and business areas

Test Data Management
  • Define and standardize approach for obtaining and maintaining test data for test execution at a program level - including approach for obtaining and maintaining test data from external vendors (Murex IT, RW, etc.)
  • Define test data and data validation requirements for UAT testing

Test Execution
  • Define and measure metrics for success for the program for all test cycles to depict overall success of test execution
  • Coordinate and manage test execution at a program level while engaging with the business to coordinate UAT tests
  • Set and govern quality controls and test coverage that should be met in order to pass UAT testing cycles and release to prod

Defect Management
  • Triage and prioritize defects at the program level and while leading root cause analysis /resolution of priority/ Sev 1 defects in collaboration with product teams to address priority / Sev 1 defects
  • Monitor defect leakage at a program level and identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with the development teams to own required changes/ releases at a program level to fix defects detected in prod
Must Haves: 
  • 8+ years related experience as a QA Manager/Lead 
  • Experience in Capital Markets
  • Experience using SDLC, QE, and DevOps tools (JIRA, GitHub, Jenkins, Qtest).
  • Experience with Data related testing, including Data Ingestion, Lineage, Quality, Transformation and consumption using automated tools.
  • Experience in Data masking technologies.
  • QA implementations using Agile methodology and on Big Data implementations
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Nice to Haves:
  • Capital Market Financial Instruments Knowledges