Job Description

A world leading provider of Financial Services software and trading platforms now require a QA & Release Management Lead to join the Capital Markets arm of their business.

We are looking for candidates with exceptional academics, who are well-experienced in leading QA team members and working on business critical real-time systems.

Key Responsibilities:
-Establish and evolve formal QA and Release Management processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices.
-Act as key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and co-ordinating resource internally and externally.
-Assist in generation of use cases
-Define test methods and create test plans for new or updated software projects
-Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (both manual and automated)
-Ensure appropriate scheduling of software quality resources/personnel to projects

Role Requirements:
-5 years' experience working in Financial organisations, software vendors or financial data vendors. Candidates who have experience within similar industries will be considered.
-Strong technology background, with experience working in real-time systems
-Experience managing and co-ordinating off-shore QA teams
-Excellent relationship management skills, working with key stakeholders at all levels
-Ideal candidates will also have exposure or strong understanding of Capital Markets

-You will ideally have a 1st Class Technology degree, or be educated to Masters level.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.