Test Manager

  • Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 28 Dec 16

Please view Job Description for details.

The Test Manager is responsible for end to end project engagements, from initiation phase to test closure. The function includes testing scope confirmation, resource planning/allocation, as well as test scheduling. It also includes planning, managing, coordinating, controlling and delivering high quality test projects, within the approved budgets and timelines, is the ultimate objective of the role function.
In addition, the Test Managers must ensure the business value of the test project is achieved by ensuring stable and superior quality software into production.
Areas of responsibility will also include SIT and UAT for very challenging applications. Stakeholder management is also key to the delivery within this role.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Project Test Management and Delivery

  • Responsible for advising and aligning on the test approaches, and/or by producing the test plans with development teams and business stakeholders.
  • Ensure tests are executed as per the quality framework and processes, and under the governance structure agreed with all the stakeholders in the test strategies and test plans.
  • Comply with testing and software configuration processes for the engaged test projects.
Process and Compliance
  • Comply with the software quality management practices and policies (defined by QMF).
  • Develop project effort estimation, to be agreed with the engagement project manager.
  • Manage the engaged test project within the agreed cost, else with the necessary approval obtained
Customer and Service Focus
  • Establish relationship with key business users and stakeholders.
  • Establish a close working rapport with project manager to understand issues and risks underlying the project.
  • Ensure that the test teams and stakeholders are involved during the entire test project progress.
  • Ensure the support provided to other teams and transitions is of the highest quality.
Leadership and Team Building
  • Build a team of competent and right skilled resources for delivering test projects efficiently.
  • Manage attrition so that there is (a) no intellectual loss, and (b) no project impact due to attrition.
  • Manage test resources (and team morale) to ensure highest level of engagement possible.
Quality, Cost and Speed to Market Focus
  • Ensure that there are zero defect escapes and/or high severity incidents for all tests delivered.
  • Proactive participation or follow-up in the project post-implementation or production issues, if any.
  • Reduce the testing costs and cycles by ensuring adequate use of tools, as well as use of re-usable components.
  • Continuous improvement in productivity to the standards prescribed in QMF Lite (or SCB approved process)
Key Measurements
  • Quality, customer and service focused.
  • Leadership and Team Building.
  • Test management and process discipline.
  • Quality project delivery.
  • Improving domain, application and test process knowledge.
  • Living SCB values.

  • Qualifications and Skills

    This requirement is in the banking domain and experience in delivering large test management programs in a BFSI and distributed environment is a definite plus.
    Experience of Investment Banking and in particular Regulatory Reporting and Trading Systems would be a strong plus.
    Understanding of Selenium, Cucumber, JIRA, and MUREX would also be beneficial.

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