Job Description:

The Role

The Senior Test Designer is responsible for undertaking testing activities to agreed timescales, cost and quality to prove that solutions satisfy customer needs and business operating principles Testing can relate to all or specific stages of the project life cycle including systems testing, systems integration testing, support user acceptance testing, non functional testing and release testing This role is required to analyse the functional test requirements, design functional test plan and test scripts/test scenarios, and test execution within the agreed timeframes against agreed specifications

This role would report to the Test Manager/Test Lead

What the Business Does

This role is based in Core Banking and Shared Services at Technology Services India division reporting to the Test Lead/Test Manager

There are multiple CORE platforms within the division There are numerous programmes like Core Modernization and other BAU changes which impacts across CORE platforms This testing involves Cross Core System Testing, E2E SIT, NFT and also support UAT across all platforms The platform runs on legacy Mainframe hardware and software

Your Responsibilities

As Senior Test Designer, you will be required to Prepare Test Plan for small and simple changes and provide input to Test Lead/Test Manager to prepare Test Strategy/Test Plan for large and complex programme
Highlights risks and issues in a timely fashion
Test Preparation Activities
Design and develop the Test Scenarios and maintain the test scripts in QC along with requirement traceability
Experience of designing ,developing or/ and implementing automation frameworks in new environments
Prepare the Test Data requirements, Test Data approach and Mine the required data for test execution
Provide the requirement for the Environment to test to Environment management team
Extend the required access for the testing
Test Execution Activities
Execute the Test cases from QC and Agile tool Zephyr
Create Test Evidences
Raise appropriate defects in QC, and conduct defect review meetings
Generate Test completion reports
To carry out a thorough review process for all the test artefacts with designated reviewers
Liaise with all stakeholders through the programme as required
Ensure that the RBS testing processes and standards are adhered to
Contribute towards internal capability development

Skills you need

5 years of testing experience
Experience in working on Quality Centre and Zephyr for Test Execution and defect management
The ability to develop complex automation code
Experience of automated testing working in any environment particularly an Agile development / CICD (Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery) environment
Experience in End to end & automation testing using latest tools as recommended by Enterprise Tooling Framework
Experience of designing, developing or/ and implementing automation frameworks in new environments
Innovative thinker who can identify opportunities and design solutions
A good understanding of agile methodologies with experience of working in an agile team and ability to relate everyday work to the strategic vision of the feature team with a strong focus on business outcomes
A very capable communicator with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to your peers and management level colleagues, with good collaboration and stakeholder management skills
Strong Mainframe Testing experience in Mainframe environments
Experience in COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, File-Aid, TSO/ISPF, IBM MVS
Proven ability to design test scenarios and scripts
Well versed with the different testing methodologies/ techniques/phases and is capable of using the same as per the need of the project
Well versed with SDLC phases and models
Ability to accept and deliver assistance to meet deadlines; self-directed, organized, capable of multi-tasking, and willing to shift priorities to meet business needs
Ability to interact and communicate with people of various skill levels and diverse backgrounds from both India and UK
Must demonstrate a flexible approach towards work, and ability to move across roles
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


Our purpose is to serve customers well We serve around 19 million customers across the globe, and our aim is to consistently meet and exceed their needs wherever they find us Our ambition is to become the UKs number-one bank for customer trust, service and advocacy and our team in India is integral to helping us achieve this goal

Well make sure youre clear on whats expected of you in your role, that you have what you need so that youre capable of succeeding, and that youre motivated to do your best work Were a place where you can grow your career, build skills, expand your horizons and be recognised for the great contributions you make


Your reward is about much more than just your salary Our benefits packages are designed to be flexible, giving you the freedom to make choices which fit your lifestyle, and your plans for the future


We care about diversity, and we believe everyone should be able to bring their whole selves to work And as an equal opportunity employer, we invite applicants from all sections of the community including across gender identities, orientations, physical and mental capabilities, cultures and ages We want you for the work youll do

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Quality Assurance/Testing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th May 2020

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