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Quality Management &Test Manager -FX
Ref No.: 12-00163
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/11/2012
Dynamic Opportunity to join leading investment firm as a Quality Management & Test Manager for critical regulatory FX reporting project.

The candidate will act as the Test Manager for the project and would be the owner of overall Test Management and Processes involved throughout the project for Front Office as well as testing flow to the Back Office.

Test Manager – FX Regulatory Reporting Project. (System Integration Testing)

The candidate requires the ability to create, manage and deliver cross functional End to End testing (SIT) through to production release, that encompasses the multi-dimensional demands of the program to achieve regulatory compliance within mandatory time driven deadlines.
Defining the overall Test Strategy for System integration testing to ensure successful entry criteria into UAT.
To engage intra/inter asset classes, virtual testing teams, core architecture, service providers and third parties to ensure full end to end functionality of systems changes are tested and fulfil agreed defined Test Success Criteria
Validate that all governance around testing such as assuring entry and exit criteria are met.
To provide single voice to the customer on the status of projects which have multiple functional disciplines. Assuring that there are communications to the stakeholders and development teams on a regular basis by completing overview presentations and delivery of them to multiple levels of the organization.
To implement standard operating procedures for testing cross functional projects.
Working as strategic partner to testing managers, development managers, project managers and business analysts.

The candidate must have Strong knowledge of FX Platforms and Products
Minimum 5 Years Test Management experience working with multiple teams.
Experience of managing large projects through System Integration test phase.
Excellent communication skills written and verbal is essential.

Prior Business Process Management Experience will add value to the ability to understand the transaction flows to assure all cross functional areas are included in Testing.
Strong Investment Banking process knowledge will enable the success in being able to work with both the business and technology to bridge the gap from construction to delivery.