Reference: SG120511
Posted on: 17/3/2017
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT
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Our client, a leading financial services firm, is looking for a Automation Practice Manager.

The Role:

* Engages with testing and development teams across the bank.
* Effectively manage multiple stakeholder demands and expectations while maintaining quality and delivery
* Engages with vendors and architects to determine strategic direction in terms of application testability.
* Evaluates and implements new technologies personally, in line with bank strategy.
* Documents and publishes standards and procedures.
* Keeps current with new practice and technical developments for potential use as solutions to requirements
* Hands-on software development capability for framework creation and extension
* Potentially lead and mentor a small team of Engineers
* Works with security and compliance teams to ensure solutions conform to bank and industry standards.
* Drives high quality engineering solutions for the bank's business needs
* Provides consultancy and advisory services to the business, systems development and QA for Automated Testing.
* Identifies and recommends new technology or practices that will add value to the organization in terms of performance and cost
* Undertakes continuous improvement for the practice and domain internally and within federated teams.
* May be expected to build and lead up to 3 to 5 Engineers, yet still be capable of performing hands-on Test Management as required.


* Solid track record of software delivery, solution design and stakeholder management.
* Strong knowledge of DevOps and Agile delivery practices.
* Background in various disciplines is essential, such as test automation, planning, strategy, authoring, execution, with a significant period of time inside a testing team
* The ability to articulate use cases, document requirements, and provide management summary information for proof of concepts and evaluation.
* Solid understanding of the role and value of Agile, DevOps, software QA/Testing

The ideal candidate should have a passion for quality delivery, Agile and automation in all its dimensions and possess a solid track record of software delivery, solution design and stakeholder management. You should have 10 or more years working experience in the related testing life-cycles, execution and implementation.

Please submit your application using the appropriate link below or email your CV in Microsoft Word format to quoting SG120511. Your interest will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Grace Tham

Reg. #: R1442448

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