CIB - Payment Operations - Test Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the provision of accurate testing estimates within daily scrum calls.
  • Documentation and execution of test scenarios – identify specific scenarios and write test scripts using Business Driven Development for example Gherkin.
  • Utilisation of test automation tools, to enable the efficient and timely E2E test execution, therefore previous experience of automated testing is required.
  • Partner closely with Operations, Product and Technology groups.
  • Identifying opportunities to accelerate and synergise testing processes for assigned projects and syndicate the information to other team members to validate prior to implementation.
  • Taking responsibility for the monitoring and reporting of Testing defects and the re-testing process.
  • Deputising for the Test Manager as necessary in Project calls and communications with relevant colleagues.
  • Validation and presentation of Test Results for internal Sign-off.

Functional and Technical Expertise

  • Relevant testing experience within the Financial Services industry supporting multiple LOB’s delivering in a highly complex, pressurised and high volume environment.
  • Expertise in Agile project delivery methodology and skills to learn and work with evolving methodologies.
  • Experienced in testing processes in order to define requirements, document user stories and test scripts through to test execution.
  • Ability to work with the minimum of supervision on day-to-day activities.
  • Strong organizational skills – ability to dynamically manage and oversee critical testing tasks accurately and to tight deadlines.
  • Functional knowledge of Wholesale Payments utilising SWIFT, BACS and Real-Time Payments.
  • Working knowledge of direct testing with Clearing Houses and Central Banks would be an advantage.
  • Experienced in using Business Driven Development / Test Driven Development test methodology or test case automation.
  • Experienced in using Cucumber / Gherkin / Team City or a similar tool is required.

Problem Solving and Analysis

  • Skilled at problem solving, ability to scope and provide structure to complex issues, rapidly learn unfamiliar processes and provide insightful and timely remediation.
  • Excellent attention to detail so errors can be prevented and redundancies / opportunities highlighted.
  • Ability to keep sight of the overall context and remain centred on the strategic picture, identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and build out recommendation to proceed.
  • Ability to use effective systemic data driven reporting to support program reporting.
  • Advanced numeracy and Microsoft skills.

Communication

  • Very strong communication skills with the ability to provide clear and succinct verbal updates on their work to team members, colleagues, senior leads, executives and clients.
  • Ability to liaise effectively between lines of business with empathy and understanding to achieve the common and strategic goal as a team.
  • PowerPoint / Pitch Pro skills - able to create professional slides and structure presentations with minimal input and need for secondary review.
  • Actively contributes to program updates, Project and team meetings.

Working Style and Influence

  • Ability to handle multiple projects, manage personnel & team management in order to meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Ability to build and nurture effective and lasting relationships with colleagues, team members and stakeholders across multiple business lines and global locations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with effective influencing skills to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Ability to understand own role and those of other team members and recognise at times the need for flexibility within roles to achieve the project and organisational objectives.
  • Able to work comfortably and assuredly under pressure to achieve target deadlines.
  • Ability to work on a hands on basis and not limit oneself to only tracking and reporting milestones.
  • Confident to raise concerns with senior team and support resolution.
  • Effective change management skills. Ability to support & adapt within a changing environment.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, with strong time management skills.

Qualifications

  • Batchelor degree (with relevant experience) preferred.
  • Project / Agile methodology Qualification – preferred.
  • Worked in CIB business function, Global Markets, Middle Office, Wholesale Payments or Security Services.
  • Testing experience required.
  • Agile methodology skills required.
  • Test Automation skills required.
  • Experienced in day-to-day team management required.

JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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