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API Technical Test SME

Dublin

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At Bank of Ireland we are changing.  We are committed to enabling our colleagues to thrive and offer agile ways of working to maximise choice and flexibility in how we work and live. Varying degrees of optionality apply depending on the role.  For more detailed information on this role, please contact us, or let us know your preferred working arrangements when you apply.

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API Technical Test SME

Dublin, Republic of Ireland | Permanent | Full time

API Technical Test SME

  • Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Full time
  • Closing on: Dec 10 2021

Equality Statement

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to encouraging an inclusive environment which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Purpose of the Role

The successful candidate will define and drive both functional and Technical test approach in our API Factory within Bank of Ireland.

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable for the API QA function across all Engineering Squads
  • Ensures GTC Standards are adhered to, and refined in line with factory needs
  • Responsible for ensuring GTC Tooling is accurately embraced, and acts as a bridge to GTC for any improvements or changes to tooling that may be required
  • Should be able to conduct automation code reviews in-line with enterprise automation framework guidelines
  • Ability and willingness to get 'hands-on' work on API automation including test script writing, execution and automation reporting
  • Define and manage the test data strategy ranging from identification, provisioning and maintaining the test data
  • Supervise and manage critical metrics such as alignment with enterprise automation test strategy and tools, driving automation ROI, reporting and continually enhancing automation%
  • Build detailed Test plans and work breakdown structure plans to illustrate prioritisation and scheduling tasks
  • Work with TRAD (Tech Release And Deployment) and Business team for Dress Rehearsal and Post Go Live support activities (If applicable)
  • Participate in meetings with project management to communicate accomplishments, plans and issues as well as any risks to the project's progress.
  • Develop and maintain Test schedules, track and forecast project costs and labour hours, and managed project risks.
  • Manage and raise RAID with mitigation plan.
  • Team Management, Mentoring, Coaching and Operational support to team.
  • Engage and manage partners including UAT and NFT test Teams - working closely with the PMs to ensure expectations are met.

What is the opportunity?

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our dedication to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements. We have a hybrid working model, with home, agile hub and office based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person teamwork, and a location where you can best perform your role.

Please note you must live in the jurisdiction for the business to which you are contracted.

This job can be done anywhere in Republic of Ireland with the primary office location as Dublin to which travel will be required for in person collaboration. Exact frequency to be agreed with manager.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Highly experienced in IT (Ideally from Channels (Mobile and Internet) & API
  • 5+ year's Test Management (Functional and Automation)
  • Strong test domain skills such as defining test strategy including test automation, test planning and managing the test execution
  • Strong test automation skills focusing on API Automation frameworks such as cucumber, Selenium and Java.
  • Very good exposure in test management including defect Management & RAID management
  • Solid understanding of Automation testing
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with ability to communicate ideas in clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical groups.
  • Solid Experience on leading testing team to ensure the work meets the Project requirements and the specified quality and timeline parameter.
  • Experience in developing test strategy, Test planning, scheduling, allocation of test engineers to programs, ensuring test environment availability, generation of test reports, communication of test status and networking to coordinate test activities
  • Experience in delivering end to end testing

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focused - Self
  • One Group, one team - People Manager
  • Agile - Leader
  • Champion Transformation - Leader
  • Manage Risk - Self

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

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Our application form takes just minutes to complete. If you have any questions about our application, you can contact our recruitment team directly.

 

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