Business Acceptance Test Manager, Assistant Vice President
State Street Corporation
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 11894242
Who we are looking for The Business Acceptance Test Manager is part of the Digital Strategy team and supports our efforts to digitally transform our Global Markets business. The Business Acceptance Test Manager manages Test Planning and Execution, Test Criteria and Scripting and Test Environment User Access. The role is critical to ensuring Business Acceptance of the digital solution. Ensures standard testing practices and agile test methodologies are adhered to, tracked and documented. She/He works in conjunction with the Delivery manager to ensure all testing is successfully completed prior to deployment of the Use Case/Solution.
Why this role is important to us The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world. Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for As Business Acceptance Test Manager, AVP you will
Providing the framework for the BUAT teams to create test scripts
Educating team on script creation and data masking rules (or direct them to the SSGM ISO)
Ensure scripts are created prior to test start date
Ensure test scripts and testing criteria are correct and complete - Signoff Required
Ensure testing scripts are well documented and stored and evidence of test results can be provided upon request during any phase of the project or post launch
Host/Manage team testing kickoff meeting inclusive of:
Setting the test completion schedule
Scope / Script Status Review
Platform/Product Basic Training (as needed)
Functional Overview of the specific function to be tested: Function and Features
Process and Training of Submission of Defects to RTC or equivalent - Defect & Enhancement Documentation
Daily Test Recap Meeting Overview
Partner with BUAT leads to schedule daily test recap meeting
Co- host/Manage daily test recap meeting
Be an active participant in the discussion of issues/enhancements
Ensure Requirements are well documented (+changes)
Was it Included?
Was it detailed enough?
Was it missing or is it new?
Evaluate against BRD/Stories or equivalent depending on dev't structure
Determine next steps for change management with platform / solution owner
Ensure Signoff / Completion has been obtained and documented for each Functional Team Stakeholder
Ensure test script evaluation sections are completed and signed-off on
Ensure functional test criteria is tested and signed-off on
For material items that cannot be immediately remediated, ensure there is a viable and tested workaround.
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
Communication Skills - oral and written
Comfort with Powerpoint, Word, Excel
Leadership / Management experience
Agile with possible Scrum Master certification a plus
Education & Preferred Qualifications
5-7 years of experience managing complex test projects
Financial experience a must
PMP certification a plus
About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.