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Manager Test

Location:
Singapore, Central Region, Singapore
Posted:
March 12, 2020

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Liaquat Rehman

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

A seasoned Software Testing /QA professional with extensive experience in functional, integration and user acceptance testing (UAT) test planning, execution and management with exposure to large complex IT projects within banking and financial sectors. An experienced test professional with has in depth knowledge on software testing processes & methodologies.

Have strong exposure in preparing test plan and test strategies as well as in creating and reviewing test scenarios and test cases. Responsible for preparing Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) and managing complete end to end testing for functional and system test phases

Experienced reporting defects in HP Quality Centre and well versed with Defect Management Process and Test Status Reporting (Daily Execution Status & Test Exit Summary Reporting)

KEY COMPETENCIES & SKILLS:

SIT & UAT Test Execution

Agile, Scrum, Hybrid & Waterfall

Design Test Cases & Test Plans

Test Methodologies

Defect Management

Analysing Business Requirements

Test Status Reporting

Vendor Management

Trade systems

TESTING TOOLS EXPOSURE:

HP ALM Quality Centre

JIRA

Confluence

TEST AUTOMATION EXPOSURE:

Cucumber Framework

BDD/TDD

Gherkin

TEST PHASES EXPOSURE:

System Integration Test (SIT)

Functional Testing

User Acceptance Test (UAT)

Regression Testing

System Testing

Web & Mobile Testing

KEY STRENGTHS INCLUDES:

Well-versed with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) with good exposure to Waterfall, Agile and Scrum methodologies and related test management tools HP Quality Centre, JIRA and Confluence.

Possess strong analytical skills and attention to details to foresee potential issues and risks as well as the ability to solve problems effectively in a timely manner.

Strong ability to understand and analyse business requirements and functional requirements to design functional test cases and test data for SIT and UAT test phases as well as identifying non-functional requirements.

Good exposure in designing Daily Test Progress Reports, Test Completion Reports and Test Exit Summary Reports.

Strong skills in raising defects in in JIRA and HP Quality Centre as well as documenting test results.

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, coordination skills with demonstrated ability to interact and work effectively across functional teams and at multiple levels within the organization. Work in partnership with business users, PM, developers and BA.

Have great coordination skills to work with business teams to visualise and prioritize business scenarios and data for various test phases (SIT,UAT, Regression)

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK, SINGAPORE JUN 2016 – AUG 2019

Test Manager for Wealth Management & Private Banking Division

Jun 2017 – Jun 2019

Responsible for overall test strategy, test planning and smooth execution of SIT and UAT test phases for various trading system enhancements and regulatory (MIFID) applications.

Responsible in the designing of Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Reviews, Daily Test Progress Reports and Test Completion Reports

.Lead test process/framework improvements across SIT and UAT phases (Implementing standard Test Templates, Test Process, Defect Management Process).

UAT Test Manager for Wealth Management Transformation Project

Jun 2016 – Jun 2017

Responsible for overall Test Strategy, End to end management of UAT campaigns, Planning, Coordination and Execution of User Acceptance Testing of a multi-year large scale Wealth Management Transformation Project which impacts the banking system regionally.

Designing UAT Test Plans, Test Cases, Progress Reports & Test Completion Status Updates.

Responsible for designing UAT test cases

Responsible for ensuring UAT environments and required data set up are available for testing.

Accountable for UAT test preparations and entry/exit criteria.

BARCLAYS INVESTMENT BANK, SINGAPORE NOV 2005 – JUN 2016

UAT Test Manager for Wealth Avaloq Banking System

Jun 2013 – Jun 2016

Responsible for Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Reviews, Daily Test Progress Reports and Test Completion Reports

Provide guidance and support to 20 Operation Teams regarding test case preparation, testing, use of HP Quality Centre defect tracking tool.

Responsible for stakeholder management coordination, communication, guidance and support to both business and IT teams.

Test Manager for Barclays Wealth FX Upgrade Programme

Nov 2010 – Mar 2013

Responsible for overall test strategy, test planning and smooth execution Functional Testing, System Integration Testing & Regression Testing

Create Test Plan, Test Reviews, Test Cases, Daily Test Progress Reports and Test Completion Reports

Manage the team (3 members) with regards to scheduling, allocation of tasks, and monitoring of test execution progress

Test Lead for Projects under Global Marketing Programme

Nov 2005 – Oct 2010

Responsible for System Functional Test, SIT & Regression Testing

Create Test Plan, Test Reviews, Test Cases, Daily Test Progress Reports and Test Completion Reports

Work in partnership with users, PM, Developers & BA

Implement test improvement process

IBM BUSINESS CONSULTING SERVICES Dec 2003 –Jun 2005

Senior Test Analyst for DBS Internet Banking Re-platform project

Responsible for Test cases preparation and execution for System Functional Test, SIT & Regression Testing.

Involved in defect analysing, defects verification, defect reporting and defect consolidation

VISA INTERNATIONAL, SAN FRANCISCO Aug 2002 – May 2003

Test Analyst for Cross-Systems Quality Assurance Testing Team

Involved in test cases preparation and execution, defect analysing, defects verification, and defect reporting and defect consolidation for VISA retail payment systems.

Report test execution and defect status results to Test Manager

CITIBANK N.A., SINGAPORE Mar 1999 – June 2002

QA Analyst for Corporate Banking Division

Design, Execution and Defect Reporting of test cases for electronic corporate banking system.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION:

Bachelor of Science: Computer Science

California State University Dominguez Hills

Carson, California • 1996

Associate Degree: Mathematics

West Los Angeles College

Culver City, California • 1994

CERTIFICATES:

Introduction to Python for Data Science (Jan 2019)

Cucumber with Java – Build Automation Framework (March 2019)

Certificate – Master SQL for Data Science (Dec 2018)

Certificate – Improve Decision Making Skills with Excel Pivot Tables (April 2019)

(+65) 9236 6840 adb9s8@r.postjobfree.com Nationality: Singaporean https://sg.linkedin.com/in/liaquatrehman



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