UAT Test Lead

March 13, 2018

UAT Test Lead 
Start/End Dates: 4/9/2018 – 10/8/2019
Work Location: TORONTO, ON 

Job Description:   
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
•       This UAT Lead will be accountable for making sure that the systems function as expected by users
•       Leadership of Test Team (including integration of Business Subject Matter Experts and Operational Test Coordinator)
•       Tactful communication and ability to work effectively in teams
•       Expertise with creating User Acceptance Test Plans – including documentation of detailed test cases and success criteria
•       Expertise in status tracking and reporting UAT status/results (and leadership of defect meetings with clarity)
•       Experience conducting testing using system screens and outputs
•       Detailed skills documenting problems found during testing in language understandable to users, system development staff and vendors (defect management process)
•       Thorough understanding of Software Development Life Cycle
•       Significant experience with functional testing, end-to-end testing, integration testing and conversion testing

TOP SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
•       About 10+ years of experience as a UAT Lead
•       They must have experience managing teams of 3 or more testers.
•       Working knowledge or previous work with a Portfolio Management System (e.g. Charles River Investment Management System)
•       Working knowledge or previous work with a Custody and Trust System (e.g. Global Plus System)
•       Working knowledge or previous experience with an Investment Management Portfolio Accounting System (e.g. SS&C Pacer).
•       Working knowledge of the Private Wealth business (Discretionary Investment Management, Securities processing, Trade/Settlement, Security Models)
•       Strong communication skills as they will be dealing with multiple lines of business. 
•       Testing tool awareness – particularly HP ALM & JIRA,
•       Above average understanding of databases. They need to understand how files pass, how databases operate, etc.

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
•       Working knowledge or previous experience with a reconciliation system (e.g. iMatch)
•       Knowledge of the Trust Business
•       Desire to learn more about the Investment Management and Trust business

SOFT SKILLS:
•       Excellent Communication Skills (communication targeted to audience)
•       Clarity of thought
•       Highly organized, detail oriented, and results focused
•       Quick Learner & Critical Thinker

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:  
•       Bachelor’s degree or College diploma in Computer Science, Math or Business Administration
•       Canadian Securities Course (desirable)

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