IMS Implementation Manager, Business Testing, AVP
Location:
Quincy, MA
Posted:
September 07, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Management
Reference:
138271
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Job Description
Techno-functional Manager - Business testing Manager for investment management applications. Business Project Management, Business acceptance testing & Client integration testing for integrated enterprise suite in investment management middle office services.
Single point of contact for all testing & validation activities for Client, Business Analyst Group, Operational readiness, Business Operations, IT & Configuration teams.
Design & Architect conversion simulation, Test parallel & Production parallel tests.
Analyze portfolio data requirements for end to end test validations, creating test data strategy for end client reporting
Project Management - Manage the project team activities, facilitating communication upward to the management team level and across all development units (e.g. business analysis, development, quality assurance) to manage risk and communicate issues
Leading joint Triage Process during client Test execution Triage Investigation Requests, issue/defect assignments, tracking & follow-ups, provide status reports on various test issues/defects
Collaborate with business leads and IT leads to define architectural requirements in order to finalize client test platform requirements.
Resource Planning- Internal & external which impacts across the program, Business, Operation, IT (SSC) & IT (External), Business Analysts, Program Managers, Test (internal & external)
Onboarding services for Middle office offerings - having product knowledge is essential excellent understanding in Transaction Management, Recording Keeping, Corporate Actions, OTC derivatives, Performance & analytics, Reconciliation, Reporting, Cash Management, etc
Balance of Technical /Business & Quality Assurance, excellent presentation skills.
Analyze and document the business specifications for technical and functional changes, defining the required design approach within the business specification documents.
Define and document features and functions, within the business specifications, in support of requested changes
Define and document current and future state operating models as required
Provide periodic and ad hoc status reporting to senior management and relevant PMOs

Qualifications
Must have IT background in software development, technical & functional analysis, testing practices, business solutioning, middle office service industry experience
Must have strong SQL knowledge, hands-on experience with database/data warehouse skills
End-to End Business Process validation& test Management for Onboarding Clients - Leading test strategy, Client Test Planning, Interfacing with External Clients senior managers & executives.
Providing on going test execution status to senior and executive management and other stakeholders.
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Strong relationship management skills
EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree in engineering, finance, business or with equivalent work experience
Advanced degree desirable
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum 5 years experience in investment accounting or operations
At least 3+ years of experience as a Technical Manager and/or Systems/Business analyst.
SQL or equivalent Query Languages
Effective organizational, decision making, and communication skills
MS Office Products - Experience with MS Visio and MS PowerPoint
Software development life cycle experience is a must

Job Opening ID
138271

Location
Quincy-MA-USA

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