Senior Test Analyst
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Senior Test Analyst, Wholesale Payments, Cross Product Change Services Team
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $23.5 trillion of assets under custody and ranked #1 for Global Investment Banking fees, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
The Cross Product Change Services Team within Corporate and Investment Bank, Digital Platform Services provides change services such as Business Analysis, Data Analytics, Process Assessment and re-engineering, Automation, Testing and Implementation support, Project management and delivery to the Wholesale Payments, Markets, Securities Services businesses and cross business functions like Network Management, Client Tax and KYC.
Provision of UAT Senior Analysis for the Whole Sale Payments LOB; in a cross business, cross functional project based environment. Flexibility to provide Testing experience on other LOB’s and support transformational Global initiatives within Cross Product Change Services.
Responsibility for the provision of accurate testing estimates within daily scrum calls. Documentation and execution of UAT test scenarios – identify specific scenarios and write test scripts using Business Driven Development for example Gherkin Utilisation of test automation tools, to enable the efficient and timely E2E test execution, therefore previous experience of automated testing is required. Partner closely with Operations, Product and Technology groups Identifying opportunities to accelerate and synergise testing processes for assigned projects and syndicate the information to other team members to validate prior to implementation Taking responsibility for the monitoring and reporting of Testing defects and the re-testing process Deputising for the Test Manager as necessary in Project calls and communications with relevant colleagues. Validation and presentation of Test Results for internal Sign-off
Functional and Technical Expertise
Relevant testing experience within the Financial Services industry supporting multiple LOB’s delivering in a highly complex, pressurised and high volume environment. Expertise in Agile project delivery methodology and skills to learn and work with evolving methodologies Experienced in testing processes in order to define requirements, document user stories and test scripts through to test execution. Ability to work with the minimum of supervision on day-to-day activities Strong organizational skills – ability to dynamically manage and oversee critical testing tasks accurately and to tight deadlines Functional knowledge of Wholesale Payments utilising SWIFT, BACS and Real-Time Payments Working knowledge of direct testing with Clearing Houses and Central Banks would be an advantage Experienced in using Business Driven Development / Test Driven Development test methodology or test case automation. Experienced in using Cucumber / Gherkin /Team City or a similar tool is required.
Problem Solving and Analysis
Highly skilled at problem solving, ability to scope and provide structure to complex issues and provide insightful and timely remediation. Superior attention to detail so that documentational / reporting errors can be prevented. Ability to identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and build out recommendation to proceed Advanced numeracy and Microsoft skills
Strong communication skills with the ability to provide clear and succinct verbal updates on their work to team members, colleagues, senior leads, executives and clients. Ability to liaise effectively between lines of business with empathy and understanding to achieve the common and strategic goal as a team Ability to use effective systemic data driven reporting to support program reporting Actively contributes to program updates, Pod and team meetings
Working Style and Influence
Ability to handle multiple projects and project colleagues in order to meet stakeholder expectations Ability to build and nurture effective and lasting relationships with colleagues, team members and stakeholders across multiple business lines and global locations Ability to work collaboratively and with effective influencing skills to achieve positive outcomes Ability to understand own role and those of other team members and recognise at times the need for flexibility within roles to achieve the project and organisational objectives Able to work comfortably and confidently under pressure to achieve target deadlines Ability to work on a hands on basis and not limit oneself to only tracking and reporting milestones Confident to raise concerns with leadership team and support resolution
Batchelor degree (with relevant experience) preferred Project / Agile methodology Qualification – preferred Worked in CIB business function, Global Markets, Middle Office, Wholesale Payments or Sec Services Testing experience required Agile methodology skills required Test Automation skills required Experienced in day-to-day team management required