Absa Group Test Manager Jobs in South Africa

Absa Group Test Manager Jobs in South Africa

Job Summary
We are looking for a Test Manager to join our team in Markets Operations, to manage the day-to-day testing activities and deliverables by applying test strategy, test plans and managing Resources. Working in a cross-asset class function

Job Description
  • Define, compile and maintain the test plan by consolidating the day-to-day testing milestones.
  • Support the QA (Quality Assurance) Delivery Manager to integrate the test plan into an overall program plan to enable the QA Delivery Manager to manage dependencies and align activities by accurately updating daily progress.
  • Escalate, manage and resolve issues and risks by liaising with the department(s) that owns the issue/risk.
  • Guide the execution of test cases in a controlled environment against specific time lines and generate sufficient reports as proof.
  • Perform complex requirements gathering, research alternative approaches and implement end-to-end solutions.
  • Manage defects by using the test management tool
  • Develop a high performing team by embedding formal performance development and informal coaching. Encourage frequent knowledge sharing between team members.
  • Interview and recruit new members of the team, including determining appropriate compensation levels with input from Human Resources.
  • Review and update the department’s organisation structure and role description on at least an annual basis to ensure that they are fit for purpose and contain all the accountabilities of each team member.
  • Ensure that processes, control requirements and risk management frameworks that have been designed for the area are understood by all members of the team.
  • For audit findings that have an impact on the area, work with the QA Deliver Manager to understand
    what actions are required to close out findings. Implement required actions.
  • During scheduled audits and management assurance reviews, ensure that all information required by the auditors are provided timeously.
  • Allocate duties to team members in order to achieve operational targets including prioritisation and work schedules.
  • Based on gaps identified, motivate requests to the manager for additional resources including people, budget and equipment.

    Education and Experience Required

  • NQF Level 5: 3-year National Diploma/Higher Cert
  • National Diploma in Information Technology

  • Post-Graduate Qualification in Information Sciences/ Business
  • Diploma in Analysis/Process Engineering
  • B Degree in IT

    Knowledge & Skills: (Maximum of 6)
  • Five (5) years direct experience in working with IT systems
  • Three (3) Years’ experience of quality assurance methodologies and tools
    such as V-Model, SCRUM, RUP (Rational Unified Process)
  • Five (5) Years’ experience in all the phases of the systems development lifecycle
  • Global Markets Product knowledge (Fixed Income, FX, Derivatives, Settlements etc)

  • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

    How to Apply

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