UBS Financial Services Program Test Lead in London, United Kingdom

Your role:

A senior test lead with experience of capital markets trading platforms and modern continuous integration and devops software development methodologies. This individual will relish the challenge of working with senior program leadership to redefine the test approach across the program, then drive this change through the organization. At the same time, they will be able to continue the smooth operational running of the program, delivering all software changes into production smoothly and without change related outages, being fully tested and with all the evidence that is required.

You will be expected to

• Oversee all testing activities within the Murex program

• Determine and drive the execution of the program test strategy. This includes

• Working with senior leadership to agree the strategy.

• Implementing the strategy, including all communication and training to the teams, plus quality gates to validate successful adoption

• Continue to execute all required testing to support delivery of the program objectives, including:

• Execute functional, non functional; and regression testing on software and releases, providing evidence and sign off of test execution and completion

• Manage the execution of these phases across various teams, including execution and tracking against plans, using GANTT charts, burnups and similar tools

• Manage the defect process across the program

• Work closely with the TOC (production support) team to ensure consistency and appropriateness of testing

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 in the Murex Team in London which is migrating UBS's rates, credit and FX businesses onto Murex from the various legacy systems on which they currently run. Our role is to evolve the Murex platform to meet the immediate and future needs of the UBS FRC business. We are a talented, mature and supportive global team, based in Switzerland, UK, US and APAC with a mixed UBS/vendor outsource model. The team is a complete functional delivery team consisting of developers, business analysts, testers; SMEs, project managers, IT architects and QA.

Your expertise:

You will have:

• Hands on experience in a test lead role in the capital markets industry, ideally on an enterprise trading platform in the FRC business

• Very good experience of devops and continuous integration practices, in particular as they apply to testing and QA

• Extensive experience of test automation, and the practices and tooling involved in implementing this

• Proven experience of driving complex operational change through a large distributed team

• Ideally, hands on coding experience of CI platforms or automation tooling. Should include decent SQL, perl, python etc., and knowledge of Unix platform.

• Ideally, experience with large vendor platforms (Murex, Calypso, Ion, Summit etc.)

• Good understanding of the products and business processes involved

• Experience of standard productivity tooling such as JIRA, QC etc.

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:

Join us:

We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people., Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Job Reference #: 186662BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Program Test Lead

City: London

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United Kingdom

Function Category: Information Technology (IT)