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Senior Test Lead

Allianz North Sydney, Australia
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Test Lead
Senior Test Lead | Allianz Technology | Sydney NSW

At Allianz, we're proud to be one of the world's leading insurance and asset management brands, with a workforce as diverse as the world around us.

We care about our customers, which is why we hire the very best people to further our commitment to securing the future of our customers, partners, and the community so we're ready when they need it most.We offer our people a workplace where everyone feels like they belong, while promoting a culture of lifelong learning, development, and global mobility. Join us and share your ideas, be inspired, give back and feel proud to be a part an organisation doing meaningful work that matters like tackling climate change, mental health, and well-being.

Let's care for tomorrow, so we can create a better future together, for everyone.

The primary purpose of this role is to plan, organise and undertake system and system integration testing on complex applications to ensure the release of a quality software product that meets business requirements, support Testing Services Manager and Service Manager in upward stakeholder management and day-to-day management of the QA and Test organisation.

You'll be responsible for

  • Develop Test Strategy, Plans, Test Estimates, Status Reporting, Test Readiness Reviews and Test Completion Report as appropriate.
  • Support and manage multiple Testing engagements in parallel while overseeing the execution of test scripts across projects or initiatives to ensure that they meet project timelines.
  • Coordinating off-shore team and on-shore team to deliver projects to time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Manage test data creation, test execution and analysis of test results to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and /or customer requirements.
  • Ensure that tests are successfully completed, test results are documented, and all defects are resolved.
  • Review test documentation produced by team members to ensure that it adheres to Allianz standards and practices and meets the requirements of the project.
  • Conduct Proof of Concepts on any new Test tools and solutions and subsequently present related business case.
  • Manage Risks and Issues associated with Testing engagements and input into test standards, practices and templates.
  • Effectively drive the implementation of test processes and methodologies across the team and support the Testing Services Manager in practice related activities, where applicable.
  • Plan and estimate for cloud migration of software applications and data from on-premises servers.
  • Monitor application performances, memory and CPU utilizations, batch runs for automated processes, outgoing emails to customers, SQLDML executions in production and impact to other applications.
  • Resolve tools integration issues like issues between ServiceNow and Jira/JMP integration.
  • Validate automation scripts for correctness and completeness.
  • Design and develop reports for service operations.
  • Document and review root cause analysis along with preventative actions for high priority tickets.

About you

  • Extensive Testing and Test Management experience.
  • Significant knowledge of the project lifecycle and the SDLC Deliverables and how they relate to either Agile or Waterfall delivery methodologies.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively, organise tasks and manage competing resources and demands.
  • Ability to manage testing across multiple projects or initiatives to ensure that they meet project timelines.
  • Proven experience in managing 5-10 parallel streams of testing.
  • Pays high attention to detail by completing tasks with thoroughness and accuracy and can quickly identify errors or inconsistencies within information.
  • Ability to focus on end-outcomes and work accordingly to achieve the desired results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of communicating with audiences at all levels with clarity, impact and influence.
  • Excellent analytical skills, reporting and problem-solving skills.
  • Extensive experience working with multiple vendors in a global delivery mode

What's on offer
  • Be part of a team that's open-minded, supportive, and genuinely focused on customer outcomes.
  • A sense of belonging in the workplace, where you are welcomed and encouraged to bring your most authentic self to work.
  • An employer that is committed to supporting your work/life balance and is always open to conversations about flexible & remote working.
  • Access to over 10,000 on-demand learning resources and programs, to support you in taking control of your career development.
  • insurance products. Deals and discounts across a great range of retail, tech, and travel brands, and offers for health and well-being.
  • Initiatives to support your financial wellness through selected discounted Allianz insurance products, superannuation matching, salary sacrificing, novated leasing and our referral bonus scheme.
  • The opportunity to take part in our Employee Share Purchase Program- own a piece of your employer.

About Allianz At Allianz, we care about everything that makes you, you. We believe in an equitable workplace that celebrates diversity and inclusion, where people of all genders, ages, religions, sexual orientations, abilities, and work statuses are not only welcomed, but valued for the perspectives and talents they bring to work. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone can thrive, grow, and contribute their unique perspectives to our collective success and reach their fullest potential.

Adjustments and support If you require any support and adjustments to participate equitably in our recruitment process, we encourage you to reach out to careers@allianz.com.au for a confidential conversation.

Join us. Let's care for tomorrow. www.allianz.com.au/careers

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Applications for this role close 30th April 2024
Job ID  44121
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