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Test and Quality Assurance Manager


Our opportunity


Would you like to start your professional career in a multinational environment?


If you’re someone who wants to influence your own development, if you are passionate about “Quality Assurance and Testing”, who wants to be part of a young and motivated team and help us to make a difference, this is your opportunity!


Your role


As a Test & Quality Assurance Manager your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Overall responsibility for all aspects related to Testing and Quality assurance of Projects and BAU initiatives within IAA (Investment Administration & Accounting).
  • Understand and estimate the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project.
  • Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing.
  • Develop the test concept and testing strategy for the scope for testing with tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality.
  • Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all applicable processes for testing as per standards defined by the organization.
  • Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project with impact to end-to-end testing and to test plan.
  • Track, prepare and present the report of testing activities like UAT report, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc.
  • Escalate the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) to Project Manager / Sr. Test Manager.
  • Organize the status meetings and regularly send the status Reports to relevant stakeholders
  • Arrange the Hardware and software requirement for the Test Setup.
  • Assign task to all the Testing Team members and ensure that all of them have sufficient work in the project.
  • Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones.
  • Ensure that SOX and audit requirements are fully met during Test Management activities
  • Deputies “Test and Release manager”
  • Contribute to maintain the “Test manager framework” up-to date and enforce the usage


You will build relationships with:


  • IAA users for Investment Applications related topics (SAP FSCM, BW, BI, Market Data solutions, Swift solutions & interfaces)
  • IAA – Multiple “Service Owners” and “Capability owners”
  • IAA – CRM, Risk and Compliance
  • IAA – Project delivery team
  • IAA-COEs (Accounting and Operation teams)
  • Group IT Teams
  • External IT suppliers (e.g., SAP, Bloomberg) and consulting companies


Your Skills and Experience


As a Test & Quality Assurance Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • Bachelor/master’s degree in computer science/Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Test management
  • ISTQB or equivalent certification in Testing area
  • Strong Communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Expert of HPALM/ JIRA or any other equivalent testing tool
  • Proven ability to lead and work with multi-cultural project teams and facilitating work shops
  • Ability to work with multi-cultural project teams and facilitating workshops with stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


Technical Skills and Knowledge:


  • MS Project, MS Office, and MS Access
  • Basic knowledge of programming language. 
  • Strong knowledge about testing methodology
  • Strong knowledge about software development life cycles
  • Knowledge about change management methodology
  • Strong Business Analyst skills (e.g., analytical skills, requirement engineering)
  • Knowledge of IT-processes




  • Basic knowledge of SAP-FSCM
  • Basic knowledge/ experience about Finance and investment instruments
  • HPALM scripting
  • SAP FSCM knowledge
  • Experience in test automation
  • Spanish language skills


Additional Information


 As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 80% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


Diversity & Inclusion


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.

You are the heart & soul of Zurich! 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: No
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Maria Eugenia Torres

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