Test Manager - Data Warehousing, BI, Master Data Management (MDM)

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Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Test Manager with proven experience of delivering Data Warehousing, Master Data Management (MDM), Business Intelligence (BI) projects is required by my market leading, financial services client.

Role:

To ensure the quality of all the IT systems that make up a large Data programme and that they meet the clients business needs according to the defined business requirements.

The scope of this role includes all systems that make up the Data programme of work including MDM, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Campaign Management) and to systems within.

The Test Manager will own the test validation and verification processes aligned to each stage of the Standard Development Lifecycle with the goal of no defects for the end solution.

Responsibilities:

Manage and direct a team of 5-6 testers to ensure all test deliverables are produced and delivered on time and budget.
Work with the Testing team and the BA team in the preparation of test plans and the testing of Data Foundation software to the clients guidelines and standards.
Overall coordination of all testing tasks undertaken across the programme.
Responsible for test planning and execution across the test phases for the programme including SIT, the co-ordination of UAT, the co-ordination of OAT (including performance testing).
Continuously looking for ways to improve productivity and deliver test efficiencies to drive down the cost of testing
Work closely with the clients internal test team to ensure alignment with existing test frameworks and to ensure leveraging existing test assets (eg regression testing scripts) where possible.
Test governance & Release management activities
Knowledge/Skills/Experience:Essential:

Strong Quality Assurance and Testing industry knowledge.
Experience leading teams and coordinating people to complete tasks.
Experience delivering a number of Data programmes (eg Business Intelligence, Master Data Management, Enterprise Data Warehouse, or Management Information)
Experience working within a matrix-style structure.
Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal.
Ability to work co-operatively with testing partners to ensure the adoption of best practice in all processes and activities within their remit.
Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
Be a team player and to engage and work effectively and persuasively at all levels of management, including Executive level stakeholders.
Maintains a broad level of business, technical and testing market awareness.
Extensive knowledge and experience of the project delivery lifecycle.
Desirable:

Experience of working in a deadline driven environment.
Experience of the IBM toolset - Datastage, ESB - messaging, DB2
Experience of test management in a financial services or insurance organisation.
Work experience in offshore and outsourced environment.
This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a senior role within a dynamic organisation at the beginning of a large scale programme. Please send your CV in the first instance and you will be called with further details.

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