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Tester- MOT BFS Toronto- PERM

The Macquarie Group is headquartered in Australia, where we are a leading provider of a full range of investment banking, financial markets and retail financial services. Macquarie currently employs over 13,400 people in 28 countries. Macquarie's success has been characterized by a strong commitment to chosen markets and a clear focus on achieving outstanding results for our clients in those markets. Technical expertise, strong risk management and an enterprising approach underlie our activities in all areas and have enabled us to achieve a consistent record of profit and growth, delivering significant benefits to clients and shareholders.

The Technology Division is responsible for the management of Macquarie's technology infrastructure, the support and development of existing business systems and the delivery and deployment of new systems, technologies and services.  It comprises business aligned teams which provide dedicated and specialist services to businesses as well as central teams which provide shared services, such as infrastructure, to multiple businesses.

The Test Lead role is within the division, a team dedicated to meeting the technology needs of the Banking and Financial Services Group in Canada. The Banking and Financial Services Group is a market leader in retail financial services excelling in the provision of holistic wealth management, portfolio management and stock broking services.

Our team is continuing to grow to accommodate increasing business activity in North America, Asia, and Europe. The team is staffed with client-focused, dynamic, highly motivated and achieving individuals looking for a challenge and opportunities to further enhance and develop skills and our knowledge capital. We are seeking an experienced Test Lead who will be excited by this challenge to:

Accountabilities:

•  Contribute to the delivery of IT projects in the Retail Wealth Management area by ensuring the technical solution meets quality objectives in regards to functionality, performance, security, accessibility and data

•  Ability to lead a small team of testers (including offshore or third party testers)

•  Complete project quality analyst deliverables, including test strategy, test planning, data preparation and test execution.

•  Oversee all phases of functional and non-functional testing

•  Work within Macquarie organization and partners to increase the level of test automation

•  Ability to track and report on test progress, and effectively prioritize between test issues

•  Work closely with a team of project managers, business analysts, developers and testers

•  Adhere to project delivery methodologies

•  Escalate technical risks and issues to the Project Manager as required

•  Increase the quality focus of project delivery by improving test methodologies, tools and level of test automation

Qualifications:

•  Computer degree and ITIL certification essential

•  At least 3 years testing experience in the Retail Wealth Management area

•  Strong documentation and communication skills

•  Ability to build strong relationships with business and IT stakeholders

•  Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and results-driven environment

•  Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively

•  Knowledge of Retail Wealth Management systems in Trading, Portfolio Management and/or Back-Office