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Transfer Agency Test Analyst

Job Title: Transfer Agency Test Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £475 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7666_1523471381
Contact Name: Kirsty McIntyre
Contact Email: kmcintyre@venquis.com
Job Published: April 11, 2018 19:29

Job Description

Test Analyst Contract Opportunity

Initial 12 month contract - £500/day

The ideal candidate MUST have Transfer Agency experience - Note, please do not apply for this opportunity if you do not have the relevant experience as unfortunately you will not be considered for this opportunity.

Background: The current in-house developed Transfer Agency (TA) system and surrounding applications which support the existing Fund and Client base are nearing the end of their lifetimes and hence the need for a new market leading multi-function TA platform. The system will provide improvements to improve performance, efficiency, reporting and the ability to meet regulatory changes and demands. Additionally, improvements are planned to achieve an optimal target operating model whilst enhancing service capabilities for increasing product and investor complexity.

Accountabilities

  • Delivering to agreed time and quality standards
  • Assisting with creation of time and resource estimates
  • Input into Test Artefacts, including the Test Strategy, Plans and Completion Reports
  • Creation of Test Scenarios, Scripts and Cases
  • Assist with the provision of status reports and MI
  • Highlighting risks and issues as they arise
  • Work with stakeholders within the project and/or workstreams on test-related aspects
  • Assist with the provision of information and input into the business sign off process
  • Assist with the smooth running of day-to-day testing activity

Skills and Experience Required

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in a testing role
  • Industry recognised test training and/or certification (ISEB/ISTQB)
  • Experience of testing best practices and design techniques
  • Experience in using different methodologies - e.g. Agile, Waterfall
  • Practical experience in using industry recognised Integrated Quality Management Software e.g. HP ALM (Quality Center)

Desirable

  • ISTQB Advanced Level (Test Analyst)
  • Experience in a relevant business or technical role (preferably min. 3 years' finance industry experience)

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated and consistent in ensuring that goals are achieved
  • Ability to take on tasks and responsibilities efficiently and provide progress against targets, reporting as necessary and acting to resolve any issues
  • Clear communication - target audience specific, fact focused and covering all intended topics
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others to take a specific course of action when there is no direct line of command or control

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