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Test Lead - Investment

  • Location: Sydney
  • Salary: AU$1000 - AU$1050 per day + (including super) per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Business Transformation
  • Contact: Karim Ben-Romdhane
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -072022-472204

Test Lead - Investment


Rate: $1000-1050 including super
Duration: 12 months initially (with extensions)
Start: ASAP
Location: Sydney OR Melbourne (Sydney preference)

Our client is looking for a Test Lead to assist them with the delivery of a number of investment initiatives/projects. This is a long-term piece of work that has only kicked off recently - this client offers a flexible working environment as well as cutting edge work within the investment space.


  • Ability to create testing strategies based on requirement and project roadmap
  • Provide estimates and assist in the preparation of sprint plans.
  • Manage test team, resource planning and forecasting
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise within Test Automation and Quality Assurance
  • Ensuring that the development teams adhere to the principles, guidelines, and best practices of the QA strategy as defined.
  • Focus on continuous QA improvements including usage of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, test automation
  • Review existing test scenarios and ensure gaps are identified and updated.
  • Develop test data to support the execution of test scenarios.
  • Execution of test scenarios; ensure the testing execution process is in alignment to the quality conditions.
  • Test management of SIT and UAT
  • Prepare and formalize testing process and procedures around JIRA
  • Provide regular test status reports to the project team where required
  • Raising defects and issues including logging, tracking, retesting, and updating of all defects/issues in a timely manner.
  • Conduct defect triages with the wider project team members/Business/Vendors etc
  • Prepare Test Status Reports, with industry standard Quality Matrices.
  • Formulate a knowledge base for training and cross-skilling purposes.
  • Provide end user support as required.

Your experience

  • Overall 10+ years' experience with 4+ years as a Test Lead.
  • Hands on management experience
  • Industry experience within Investments
  • Must have a previous business knowledge and testing experience on Investment Management or Investment domain.
  • Have a good understanding of asset classes (Fixed Income, Equity, and Derivatives).
  • Working knowledge of test automation frameworks and its implementation
  • Experience carrying out Test Planning, stakeholder management
  • Knowledge of testing principles, methods, tools and technologies, including plans, scenarios, strategies and related procedures
  • Experience designing and developing Test Plans and Test Cases with minimal Requirements and Design documents
  • Experience in an Agile software development and testing environment
  • Knowledge of testing principles, methods, tools and technologies, including plans, scenarios, strategies and related procedures
  • ISTQB certified Advance Technical Test Analyst or similar is preferred
  • Proven track record of a positive "Can Do" attitude is required.
  • Understanding and demonstrated application of risk-based approaches to quality management, assurance and testing

Please submit your CV asap and I will get back to you with more details if suitable.