Manager - QA - Functional (Capital Market Trading)

Heads n Minds
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 3-10 years
  • 608 Views
  • 27 Jan 2015
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  • Testing - Software

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services, IT/ Technology - Quality Assurance/ Testing
Job Description

Description:

Hands on Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Test Lead position for MSWM QA
The position is responsible for leading all aspects of SQA in project and will work as part of global SQA team.

The successful candidate will be responsible to:

Serve as a very hands-on leader of Capital Markets QA team consisting of on/offshore team members
Prepare the functional tests plans, identify the requirements, create test strategy for testing data, data preparation and functional testing.
Work closely with application development, quality management, Business and operation units.
Lead regularly scheduled defect meetings/ triage meetings where defects are monitored so that they are driven to resolution in alignment with allocated time frames.
Provide Sign-offs on final test findings, and escalate blocking issues to senior project stakeholders as appropriate. Document, review, and certify defects in Quality Center including assigning ownership, priority, and documenting root cause and closed reasons.
Strong ability to communicate professionally at all levels, providing leadership and guidance for both on site and offshore teams.
Provide hands on test execution coverage, allocate tasks and manage test execution engaging with vendors
Implement and monitor test metrics
Report status to leadership team for large projects

Qualifications:

Skills Required:

Minimum 3 years of hands on QA experience writing test requirements, test cases, and test reports.
Minimum 2 years of managing a testing project end to end and also leading a testing team
Proven knowledge of different phases of SDLC, Testing Methodologies
Proven expertise in QA methodologies and experience authoring and executing comprehensive test suites from business and functional requirements
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Experience in creation of test requirements, planning tests, running tests and tracking defects
Experience using HP Test suite for specifying test requirements, planning tests, running tests and tracking defects is required
Strong test management skills
Strong coordination and project management skills
Strong multitasking skills, ability to manage very large enterprise wide initiatives
Good working knowledge of HP Quality Center/ALM, Quick Test Pro
Preferably Should have strong SQL skills.

Skills Desired:

Good knowledge of Capital market Trading platforms & Understanding of the stock market, financial regulations.
Experience in running large, cross-enterprise testing initiatives.
Load Runner and any other Automation Tool.
Exposure to Mainframe & DB2.


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