Senior QA Automation
Luxoft Poland
Athens, Greece
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SDLC (regular)

Test Automation (regular)

Mockito Platform (regular)

Project Description

Our client is a leading global Financial market data provider who runs a number of change programs to deliver high-quality software that connects Financial Markets across the globe in a real-time, high frequency, and low-latency data management chain.

The projects are technically challenging in an environment that is very engaging.

We offer superb opportunities to work within a dynamic, international team led by industry experts. We work with the market leading technologies, with prestigious tier one clients in a demanding and progressive atmosphere.

Whilst we work hard, we also have a thriving social atmosphere running through the business.


As a Senior QA Automation you will be responsible for setting up and scaling the QA Center of Excellence (CoE) for a large UK-based client.

CoE would be the accelerator for QA improvements with high focus on establishing and implementing automation testing best practices within client transformation program.

Stakeholder Management

  • Collaborate with client stakeholders of all levels of seniority to review existing testing practices, identify improvements and create and socialise improvement plan
  • Ensure that all stakeholders are engaged in timely fashion and made aware of the overall testing strategy / process to ensure their participation in the testing phases in the relevant capacity
  • Be accountable for ensuring that all test plans are agreed, required expectations are met and all sign-offs obtained from the relevant stakeholders
  • In case of complex and wide testing requirements, to plan and run the testing war-room with co-located stakeholders - managing all aspects from scheduling to obtaining required sign-offs - with a tight day-to-day plan
  • Act as a main SPOC and escalation point for the client engagement
  • Test Strategy and Overall Testing Ownership

  • To contribute to definition and improvement of the overall test strategy, including test automation strategy, centrally coordinating across various business streams, technology, vendor and other stakeholders - and get agreement on the strategy from all stakeholders
  • Prepare and own the detailed test plans to ensure the integrity of overall project schedule
  • To review test cases ensuring completeness of UAT coverage
  • Oversee all end-to-end testing activities for all phases of testing and co-ordinating with different stakeholders involved
  • Prepare, manage and walkthrough the overall test strategy / test plan with stakeholders and seek their sign off
  • Track and monitor the test plan and ensure is executed as planned schedule
  • Communication and Change Management

  • Proactively socialise and evangelise test automation best practices, act as a main accelerator of process improvements
  • Communication with the various stakeholders at all levels
  • Communicate the test progress with accurate reporting on a periodic basis (daily, weekly or as per phasing) to appropriate stakeholders
  • Follow up with various task owners to ensure the timely completion of tasks and any delays or risks are reported / escalated
  • Governance & Testing Process Improvements

  • To bring in the testing best practices and to implement overall process improvements
  • Push the testing automation agenda with a view to improve the productivity and to cut-short the regression testing window
  • Review the lessons learned from previous releases / phases and to ensure that follow up / corrective actions are taken on time to ensure the smooth execution of upcoming test phases
  • Team Management

  • Manage the team of Testing professionals
  • People Management
  • Must have

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills with prior experience in running test-focused working groups
  • Domain knowledge in Banking and Capital Markets, strong preference on trading platforms
  • Experience in Mockito Platform
  • Experience in test automation and running / leaning test automation projects / activities
  • Familiarity with SDLC and strong insights on various testing phases, methodology and tools
  • Agile Project Methodology - preferable with experience in automated regression testing
  • Ability to write multi-application test strategies, test plans and improvement plans with strong automation focus
  • Experience in executing and supporting all test phases, defect tracking and issue closures
  • Experience with waterfall & agile methodologies
  • Proactive, self starter, autonomous & highly organised
  • Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Market Data
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies
  • Experience in Automation Frameworks
  • Experience in Consulting Services
  • Languages

    English : B2 Upper Intermediate


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