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24 Jan 2019

Full-timeSenior Test Manager

Avaloq – Posted by Avaloq Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland

Job Description

The Avaloq group is an internationally leading fintech company. With its core and digital banking software and its international network of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) centres, Avaloq brings trustworthy and efficient banking to the world, delivered through great user experience. Headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq has branches in the most demanding financial centres worldwide and serves 158 banks and wealth managers and the 270 Swiss cooperative banks. Avaloq’s growing ecosystem comprises among others over 2’000 employees from 66 nationalities and more than 500 third-party developers that co-innovate with Avaloq

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For Avaloq Sourcing Switzerland and Liechtenstein offices in Zurich-Adliswil or Lugano-Bioggio, we are looking for a

Senior Test Manager

Help us shape the future of banking!

Tasks and Responsibilities:
•Actively manage client relationships with appropriate communication
•Work closely with project managers, development teams and other stakeholders to manage risks and issues
•Define test strategy, test plan & test approach
•Provide effort estimations and track the test efforts to ensure adequate staffing
•Coordinate testing activities with client Test Managers on a daily/weekly basis as required
•Monitor and control testing activities against planned budget and quality gates
•Present a regular progress reporting to management and clients
•Perform defect management and reporting
•Provide support to clients for managing & tracking acceptance testing
•Assist customers in designing test cases for acceptance testing phases
•Analyze and document business requirements in close collaboration with clients and other stakeholders
•Design and plan the execution of stress and performances testing
•Design, update and execute technical, functional and business test scenarios and test cases based on functional and non-functional requirements, ensuring their reusability
•Manage test environments (installation, baseline definition and maintenance, assessment on environment readiness)
•Manage tools for testing, tracking defects, statistics and requirements coverage reporting
•Document and evaluate the testing results, investigate testing deficiencies
•Contribute to continuous improvement of test management processes and procedures

Knowledge, Skills and Education:
•In-depth knowledge of test concepts and methodology
•At least 5 years of work experience and strong competences in banking/finance industry or other regulatory environment
•Good working knowledge of MicroFocus QC/ALM
•ISTQB Certification or equivalent
•Knowledge of payment schemes and processing (e.g. Swift, SIC - SIX, SEPA)
•Experience of testing in Agile context: Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, TDD, BDD, API testing
•Working knowledge of Atlassian tool suite e.g. JIRA, Confluence
•Experience with Avaloq banking system solution is a strong plus
•Project Management experience
•Excellent knowledge of English and either German, Italian or French
•Well-developed presentation and communication skills
•Structured and rigorous approach
•Strong analytical and problem-solving competences
•Team player with a proven client-orientation
•Ability to work in a highly challenging, fast-paced and complex environment
•Willingness to travel and work on-site with clients local and in EMEA region

•A future-oriented and international company with highly qualified employees and a big market potential expects you
•You will join Switzerland’s leader in fintech services and software
•You will have the opportunity to enhance your skills and progress in your development in a dynamic, flexible and team-oriented environment
•We offer you excellent conditions and the best outlook for an attractive career
•Work location can be either Zurich-Adliswil or Lugano-Bioggio

How to Apply

Are you ready for this challenge? Let’s talk about it! Candidates matching the profile described above are kindly invited to apply online for the position “Senior Test Manager” and hand in their full application in English and with a photo. For any questions please call our office Talents4you +41 44 344 40 99 and ask for Julia Adameènoka or Axelle Schibler. Full confidentiality is ensured. We are looking forward to your response!Please apply online:

Job Categories: Testing. Job Types: Full-time.

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