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VP Equities Cash

Singapore, Singapore | Leading Financial Services Company

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
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  • Functions:
    Financial Services Professional
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Job Description:
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Partnering with technology and business users from up to 30+ different applications to co-ordinate UAT planning and execution

Build and maintain UAT strategy for large, high profile projects & programs

As Citi moves into critical stages of testing you will be important in ensuring that our teams collaborate and stay on track to our plans

Work with senior leads across different groups to ensure they are have aligned appropriate resourcing

Co-ordinate test scenarios for a variety of business scenarios as referenced in requirement documents

Collaborate with production support as needed to document requirements of recovery and failover testing

Regular reporting on testing progress or updates, including providing MIS from our tracking systems (JIRA)

Present on UAT preparation, status, risk, issues and progress at Senior (MD and D) Operations and Technology Steering Committees as needed 

Highlight areas of concern to seniors and potentially onwards to Operating Committees for key decisions

Maintain and update UAT branch network diagram (flow diagram of system interdependencies)

Collate UAT run book, including use case matrix, environment, test trade scenarios & execution timeframes

Ensure internal teams are aware of changes to projects or program, especially new or developing requirements. Help follow-up and close out on questions from internal teams regarding testing requirements, timeframes and other issues as necessary

Development Value:

This role is somewhat special in that it provides an insight into pieces of truly global change and the ability to witness the introduction of new regulatory change or brand new product offerings

You will have exposure to a wide-ranging number of internal teams across many different business such as technology, operations, finance, front office, credit & risk

Projects or programs of this nature have many senior interested parties and partners meaning the nature of this role provides a great deal of exposure to senior management

You will obtain or improve program and project management skills

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:

Previous experience of testing, especially user, regression or unit testing or quality assurance

Knowledge of Cash Equities, Equity Swap, Equity Derviatives, MAG and low latency trading helpful but not critical at all and without this product knowledge you could still apply

Work experience within a project team, as a business analyst or as a program manager useful

Experience in either a technology team or an operations or middle office area is helpful

Required Skills:

Experience of different types of testing desired

You should be computer literate with very good Excel and PowerPoint skills

Your organisational skills ought to be very strong

You may have project management skills but this is not critical

If you have used JIRA before this would be very useful

You should possess excellent communication skills including building internal and external relationships

Qualifications:

Degree preferred in a numerical, quantitative or STEM subject which would be an advantage but those with relevant experience could still be successful

Competencies

You are organised, motivated and a self-starter

Ability to prioritise is key as is ability to juggle several tasks at once.

Should work well under time constraints whilst being enthusiastic, hard-working and positive

Desire to improve processes and participate in large scale change at Citi


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