Test Lead - Fixed Income - Asset Management - £750 per day - Lo

£600 - £750 per day
23 Oct 2013
20 Nov 2013
Richard Twumasi
Finance, IT
Contract Type
Full Time

Test Lead - Fixed Income - Asset Management - £750 per day - London

Keywords: Tester, Test Analyst, Test Lead, Test Manager, Asset Management, Financial Services, Investment Banking, Contract, London, City, Canary Wharf,

Harrington Starr are currently working with a leading Asset Management organisation who are currently engaging on a Misys Sophis Implementation project. They are currently at the implementation phase of the project and are currently seeking an experienced Test Lead to join this challenging project on a 12 month engagement.

In this role as a Test Lead you will be leading a team of 4 Testers to work on this implementation surrounding the Fixed Income Asset class, this will involve you working closely with representatives of the business from business analysts and developers to gain a thorough understanding of the system.

Your duties will include:

  • Develop an in depth knowledge of the relevant business concepts and financial instruments within the Fixed Income stream
  • Ensure that test execution staff have the necessary technical and business skills required to execute test cases
  • Producing and implementing test plans
  • Defining the scope of testing
  • Identify testing risks and issues
  • Identifying the test data requirements
  • Defining the test environment requirements
  • Defining acceptance and completion criteria
  • Producing the test summary reports for each test phase
  • Monitoring the testing milestones for test planning, preparation and execution
  • Monitoring the testing progress against the test plans and test execution schedule
  • Produce test metrics to department standard
  • Participate and provide feedback in lessons learnt exercise at the end of each project
  • Review business requirements to ensure that they are clear, consistent, and testable
  • Ensure that test cases are produced in accordance with the defined department standard
  • Verify that all test cases have been peer reviewed and where necessary reviewed by business users and business analysts
  • Identify test cases and test sets that are suitable candidates for automation
  • Ensure that test cases are traceable, repeatable and have a good coverage of the requirements

The successful candidate for this position must have the following Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Fixed Income
  • 6 years+ experience as a Test Lead, proven experience leading a Testing Team
  • Knowledge of Misys/Sophis
  • Ideally ISEB qualified
  • A hard working "can-do" attitude

This is an excellent opportunity to work on a long term engagement and our client is willing to wait for the ideal candidate irrespective of notice period. If you have all the above skills and are looking for a contract opportunity then please send your CV immediately.

Richard Twumasi

Harrington Starr

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