UBS Financial Services Global Equity Derivatives IT Head of Quality Assurance in London, United Kingdom

Your role:

Are you passionate about Quality Assurance and Testing? Do you enjoy leading and working with others to deliver high quality software? Are you looking for a challenging role in a fast paced environment? Are you able to see the wood from the trees and influence for delivery excellence?

We are looking for someone like that to:

  • Work directly with development, business analysts and users to coordinate and report testing activities with a drive to ensuring quality of deliverables

  • Own the test planning, strategy, coordination and execution of testing across major projects

  • Work with business, operations and IT on project testing strategies from design to sign off and updating of regression tests

  • Champion the delivery of automated tests and agile development methods

  • Mentor, coach and lead Quality Assurance engineers

  • Build relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues in all regions

Your Role is to organize and control all test activities as well as overseeing the associated communication and training activities for achieving the defined test goals.

You'll also be working and engaging business analysts, developers, outsource vendor and end-users at appropriate stages in the project lifecycle. The role will engage with stakeholders across a large number of programs including regulatory projects to provide best in class collaborative and innovative QA services.

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working as Head of QA for the Global Equity Derivatives IT Delivery team in London. GED IT is a global team delivering technology solutions for the Equity Derivative business areas.

Your expertise:

You have:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in software development

  • Experience of Banking and Finance and proven experience in testing complex systems and business flows

  • Exposure to test management tools (e.g. JIRA Xray)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, used to dealing with senior stakeholder management and capable of presenting and explaining test results to stakeholders and project teams

  • Strong responsibility, accuracy and attention to details with strong analytical and logical reasoning capability

  • Sound understanding of agile software development and agile testing practices

You are:

– A passionate technologist, proficient user of test frameworks and autonomous in at least one programming language

– A strong written and verbal communicator, comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels

– Experienced with globally distributed teams

– Flexible and adaptable

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 186656BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Global Equity Derivatives IT Head of Quality Assurance

City: London

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United Kingdom

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)