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Test Manager

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    QA & Test

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Kristina Marzohl

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-89269_1630602122

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Test Manager

We are looking for an experienced Test Manager to enhance our team in Zurich. Candidates are expected to report to the Head Solution Design and Delivery.

General information:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • End Date: 30.11.2021, very good chance of extending
  • Work amount: 100%

Role Purpose

  • Deliver state-of-the-art and future-proof e-banking platform and experience for a UK private bank (including private and commercial clients)
  • Establish an up-to-date IT architecture with a core (Avaloq), re-usable APIs and digital frontends (Backbase, Additiv, IMTF)
  • Lay an open architecture foundation for third party and Fintech integrations

Key Accountabilities

  • Coordinate all testing activities of the programme across the full platform
  • Coordinate and manage all test types (functional (manual, automated), non-functional (performance, penetration))
  • Create a test strategy: scope, edge cases, definition of test cases, required test data, test environments
  • Create and manage the respective test plans
  • Manage test execution
  • Manage the feature team test managers and support them in managing the test teams
  • Manage the bug manager
  • Coordinate test environment requirements together with release train manager, delivery leads and release management
  • Provide high quality test reporting (execution, bugs)
  • Support the achievement of release gates regarding production readiness, and required approvals

Required Experience

  • Track record in a similar role for large scale transformation project
  • Contextual thinking, especially understanding the complexities of integrated multi-component platforms
  • Strong leadership in environments with multiple teams and stakeholders
  • Banking know-how (ops, digital, platforms)

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.