Senior Consultant - Financial Services

The consultant will work directly with clients in order to produce agreed testing deliverables and/or provide specific services as agreed with the management team.  This will include identifying problems the client is experiencing, and using personal and team expertise to propose and implement best of breed solutions.

This role will be based in the Group’s Moorgate office with travel to client locations as required.  The consultant is an ambassador for the Group and must conform to a high standard of professionalism in all their endeavours.

Activities

  • Meeting with clients to determine requirements;
  • Working with clients to define the scope of a project;
  • Clarifying a client's system specifications, understanding their work practices and the nature of their business;
  • Travelling to customer sites;
  • Liaising with staff at all levels of a client organisation;
  • Defining test and test environment requirements;
  • Estimating testing schedules;
  • Analysing IT requirements within companies and giving independent and objective advice on testing strategy and approach;
  • Planning, managing, executing and reporting on testing of software systems
  • Presenting solutions in written or oral reports;
  • Preparing documentation and presenting progress reports to customers;
  • Managing issues and risks relating to deliverables;
  • Organising training for users and other consultants;
  • Being involved in sales and support, and where appropriate, maintaining contact with client organisations;
  • Identifying potential clients and building and maintaining contacts; and,
  • Continuously help to improve the group’s internal processes, intellectual property and knowledge base.

Experience in two of the following:

  • Test Analysis
  • Test Execution
  • Test Management
  • Test Strategy
  • Defect Management
  • Test Environments
  • NFT (Operational, Continuity, Security, VPT)
  • Release/ Change Configuration Management