Test Lead

Overview

The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
What you will get in return
Additional Information

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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The Role: 

Test Lead required to support the Test Manager for the testing of a number of core business projects to support the Apex business globally.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for the delivery of the defined work packages;
  • Provide effective management and giving guidance to others and key business users;
  • Develop and enforce the Test Strategy for allocated project(s);
  • Be hands on with the ability to assist at any level to achieve project goals;
  • Ability to work with and communicate at all levels within the organisation, from highly technical team members to C-level executives;
  • Ensure that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets, are signed off;
  • Ensure that vendors adhere to quality guidelines to ensure quality deliverables;
  • Continually contribute to the developing testing process;
  • Proactively aim to achieve personal and team utilization targets;
  • Have good people management skills, acts as a role model for continuous learning and development, challenges others to reflect and learn;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and stakeholder management skills and ability to build strong working relationships at senior management level;
  • Must be a confident self-starter with a can do, will do attitude and ability act on own initiative;
  • Be able to manage and coordinate globally dispersed technical and non-technical teams;
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effort accordingly;
  • Ability to travel internationally at very short notice.

 

  • 5-7 years testing experience, at least 3 years at Test Lead level;
  • Have exposure to manual, automated and non-functional testing;
  • Be very flexible as tasks and responsibilities may change;
  • Very strong organisational skills and multi-tasking abilities;
  • Good knowledge of Jira;
  • ISTQB Certification;
  • Worked in a test team that services a financial organization;
  • Finance / Funds Administration exposure;
  • Have worked in a number of industries and not focused on one domain;
  • Worked in a Citrix environment;
  • Reasonable understanding of infrastructure, hardware and networks;
  • Projects similar to:
    • Office migration projects (Office 2010/2016/365);
    • Infrastructure testing;
    • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Good understanding of performance and automation testing concepts and tools.
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly
  • Work for a fast developing and one of the world leading independent fund administrators;
  • Opportunities for professional development;
  • Competitive remuneration package including various benefits;
  • Positive and hospitable work environment;
  • Office location on communicative place at Sofia city center in modern office building.
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organization, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to [email protected]

 

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What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

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