Test & Release Manager – Wealth Management

Department:
Professional Services - Wealth Management
Work type:
Permanent, Full-Time
Location:
London, UK
Closing date:
31/07/2018

About the Company

Bravura Solutions is a leading provider of software solutions for the wealth management, life insurance and fund administration industries, underpinned by functionally rich technology that enables modernisation, consolidation and simplification.

Backed by over 30 years of experience, our installed or managed hosted solutions are used by many of the world’s leading financial institutions. In excess of A$2.3 trillion/ £1.4 trillion in assets are entrusted to our systems.

Upon joining the London team, you will be part of a forward thinking business that has built its success on developing innovative technology. We support our clients with a team of more than 1000 people in 12 offices across APAC and EMEA, and have two business divisions – Wealth Management and Fund Administration. We offer ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative team and inclusive culture, flexible working practices and a comprehensive benefits scheme. Bravura Solutions is focused on securing world class talent.

About the Role

The Test & Release Manager is a core member of a layered, multi-disciplinary team responsible for the implementation of Sonata software package within Wealth Management clients. The Test & Release Manager will be part of a collaboration between the client and Bravura and will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of Test & Release are managed and executed effectively.

Main activities

  • Collaborate with clients to ensure there is full understanding of Bravura’s process around testing and fix & release
  • Liaising with Test Practice Lead and other Test Managers to maximize and streamline efficiencies
  • Monitors the clients overall test progress and raise concerns / issues
  • Liaise with both the client and internal development on defect capacity, planning and prioritisation
  • Own, develop and deliver the test strategy for and with each client. This will include: approach, test plans, incident management, test phase exit & entry criteria
  • Ensure forecasts are accurate and up to date
  • Manage internal and client facing reporting including release scope and incident reporting
  • Full ownership of incidents/defects throughout the project lifecycle
  • Monitor progress of all defects
  • Own and run all internal aspects of the triage process
  • Manage client facing developers to ensure that upfront triage is enabled in a collaborative manner with a focus on handoff reduction
  • Monitor the quality of internal & external triage ensuring that there is enough information provided for the escalation to 2nd line triage

To be successful in this role candidates will require:

  • 6+ years of experience in a business or technology consulting company as a Test Manager or as part of a Change/Technology team in retail financial services
  • Proven experience and track record running testing teams in a commercial software environment
  • Experience of UK retail savings and investment products
  • Experience of working within successful technology implementation programmes
  • Operations team leadership within financial services

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If you believe that you have the relevant experience and knowledge for this role please apply directly below. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

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