Great opportunity for a Software Quality Assurance Specialist in Bristol, UK!

Software Quality Assurance Specialist
Posting Date: 11/04/2014
Job Ref: 8799
Location: Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Full-Time
Brand: Coutts

The Business


Coutts is a private bank and wealth manager with three centuries of experience serving the needs of our global clients. The firm has an enduring reputation for exacting standards and an ability to lend intellect to resolve complex challenges.

Coutts continues to change as a business, driven by innovations in consumer technology, regulatory expectations, and of course the need to keep the business profitable through efficient operations.

The Wealth IT organization is responsible for all the technology needs and services of Coutts and has presence in Zurich, London, Bristol, Hong Kong and Singapore. Within the Wealth IT organization, the Global Services Application Management team is responsible for the execution and delivery of technology projects, and the support of systems in production.

The role of the Software Quality Assurance Specialist within the Global Services Application Management team is key to ensuring high quality implementation of projects. This role is key to managing a stable production environment where change is a constant.

This role is to be based in Bristol, as part of Wealth IT’s ongoing plan to expand it’s technology capabilities and capacity in this location.

The Requirements

Role Purpose:

• As part of a project team
o Define the test strategy appropriate for the project
o Work with the rest of the project team – IT and business to develop the test cases and test data and control data for the project
o Organise and plan the test phase
o Own the governance of the test phase
• May be required to support the business in developing their user acceptance test case and data
• Will need to develop the test automation environment
• Can be asked to provide consulting and expertise to the rest of Global Services on testing best practices

Key Accountabilities:

• Test strategy design
• Test case and data development
• Test automation
• Lead Test Phase for Project
• SME for Test Methodology and best practices

Required Technical Skills:

• ISTQB Certification (foundation level and test analyst)

Additional Technical Skills:

• Programming certification for core banking product (i.e. Avaloq, Temenos)
• Database skills - Oracle, PL/SQL
• OS - Unix or Linux or Windows
• At least one programming language (.net, java, html, c#)

Required Experience:

• University degree
• Knowledge of banking functions, for example
o Credit Cards
o Payments & Reconciliations
o Treasury products
o Investments
o Pricing
o Tax
o Client Relationship Management
o Static Data
o Online/Mobile Banking
o Regulatory reporting
• Experience in IT projects (testing or business analysis)

Additional Experience:

• Computer science or engineering
• Test Automation

Other Requirements:

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to work independently as well as with the team
• Structured
• Proactive
• Reliable and trustworthy

Apply here: