Job Description :
Title: Core Banking Senior Testing Manager
Location: New York, NY
Long Term contract

Duties & Responsibilities

Performing various tasks relating to Requirements gathering, analysis and documentation
Interface and work closely with the vendor and business to determine the best validation strategy for the application
Manage and strongly Interface with the conversion teams of the sending and receiving applications to assure data mapping for all conversions is thoroughly tested and implemented successfully
Work closely with the business community to understand application functionality and best practices for process flows utilizing the application
Own, manage, and improve upon a consistent approach to the test cases and the test plan.
The candidate will work with business user community to ensure coordination between related efforts including the execution of user acceptance testing as well as issue tracking
Participate in all meetings with the both the business and technology teams to receive advice on specifics for validation.
The candidate will also have the responsibility of ensuring that the delivered solution and the configuration in the application meets the business requirement
Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirement documents.
Advise on changes to testing requirements through the change control process
Participate and advise on the creation of test scripts including specific test cases and expected results
Review System Integration Testing (SIT) test plan to ensure coverage of test scenarios in SIT.
Advise on User Acceptance Test (UAT) plans that will ensure business requirements have been met.
Advise and participate in analysis to determine and verify business requirements and functional design
Utilizes standard processes, design and testing tools throughout project development life cycle

Qualifications
Experience/Education Required

Bachelor''s Degree and 8+ years of experience in Quality Assurance
3+ years'' experience leading a team
Accomplished in using best practices for understanding requirements and formulating a detailed test plan
Experience interfacing with external vendors to define test cases is required
Commercial Banking experience

Skills Required

Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Analytical and detail-oriented
Strong technical understanding
Professional with knowledge of, and experience with, Business Analysis ''best practices''
Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
Able to use Microsoft Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office programs