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Senior Test Manager - Senior Specialist, Business Technology Liaison

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Asset Servicing

Job Description

Business Technology Liaison  
  • Represent test in internal and external stakeholder meetings.
  • Develop & Deliver test plan scenarios for more complex unit, process, function, integration and acceptance testing. Responsible for definition, planning and execution of testing efforts. Provides technical guidance to assigned project teams.  
  • Participates in or leads aspects of quality assurance and metrics architecture projects.
  • Defines criteria for testing, analyzes results of testing sessions and presents results to Quality Assurance leadership.
  • Analyzes more complex systems requirements.
  • Resolves more complex problems detected in testing.
  • Analyzes and monitors the effectiveness of the use of technology in QA processes. Recommends new products and provides guidance and expertise in their development.
  • Global Test KPI management – With Head of Test ensure the appropriate KPIs are Set, tracked and analysed with impact on department objectives and direction for KPIs. Covering utilisation, productivity, effectiveness – specifically expected to Identify and document software and systems defects, test execution rates, estimate effectiveness, utilisation
  • Resource – Using PPM, Ensure Manages and advises on the allocation of resources and its utilisation globally
  • Contributes to the achievement of area objectives  
Other Duties may include:  
  • Consults with stakeholders to analyze, define, and prioritize business requirements and functional and operational specifications for a functional work stream.
  • Formulates and defines program scope and objectives for the work stream with thorough understanding of business processes in a specific business domain.
  • Represents the business to all areas of IT in resolving issues and developing technology solutions. May lead staff on specific projects. Elicits, challenges, and prioritizes business requirements.
  • Translates into functional design and use case models.
  • Develops project scope and identifies objectives, constraints, issues, risks and assumptions for large programs.
  • Is accountable for overall delivery of assigned functional work stream on a large-scale program. Aligns resources, seeks input from key constituents, and manages others to achieve desired results.
  • Provides guidance on development of the functional requirements and user documentation.
  • Assists in developing implementation/conversion strategy and implementation plan. Manages scope and change throughout the initiative utilizing formal change control and requirements traceability.
  • Gathers and analyzes information and develops recommendations to address major business objectives that span multiple, global business and technology areas.
  • Works with business and technology teams to develop technology roadmap strategy. Trains users on new or enhanced applications and/or systems of higher complexity.
  • Serves as point of contact or subject matter expert for the business on specific systems.
  • Provides technical consultation concerning business implications of complex application development projects.
  • Supports testing of new or enhanced applications and/or systems and provides guidance to junior team members on complex testing tasks including case development, requirement traceability analysis, test preparation, script writing, and functional test execution.
  • Uses deep expertise and broad knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements and BNY Mellon corporate policies involving risk and control to support the development of improved business processes through technology.
  • May lead a small team on moderately complex projects. No direct reports, provides guidance to less experienced colleagues.
  • Leads projects and allocates work accordingly. Contributes to the achievement of related teams objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required; advanced degree preferred
  • Substantial years of experience in a systems quality environment required; experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Service Delivery manages investment monitoring, measurement and processing services for our clients. Our solutions include Securities Operations, Fund Administration, Transfer Agency, Outsourcing, Performance Measurement and other related services.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Lothian Region-Edinburgh
Job: Asset Servicing
Internal Jobcode: 70167
Organization: Transfer Agency EMEA-HR07268
Requisition Number: 1805219