Fiserv Enterprise Testing Manager in Des Moines, Iowa
What does a great Enterprise Testing Manager do?
The Enterprise Testing Manager is responsible for the management and oversight of Solution Testing to provide thought leadership to clients sharing Fiserv’s delivery best practice, tools and guidelines throughout the entire implementation lifecycle. Engagements either 1) large, complex, engagements or 2) a portfolio of projects for a specific client. Complex programs are defined as multiple product implementations combined with software development, systems integration and data conversion, large-scale ERP/Data Warehouse implementations, or custom product development, typically in excess of $10M.
As the Enterprise Testing Manager, you will be accountable for identifying and defining the testing scope and approach and providing overall leadership for the testing lifecycle. The Enterprise Testing Manager role will give you the opportunity to exercise a wide variety of skills in experiences as this critical role is a blend of program management, organizational change management and consulting focusing on the testing domain across multiple products empowering you to deliver on the promise of One Fiserv. You will create with purpose to inspire and achieve excellence.
In this role, you can look forward to these essential responsibilities:
Ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful program delivery through direct management and overall coordination of all testing work stream related activities.
Supporting the Engagement Director in the creation of the engagement schedule for testing. Directing related activities, internal and external, to include status reporting, analysis, test meetings, defect meetings, and defect reporting across the solution.
Delivering, promoting and reinforcing the EDO Testing Strategy at Client Engagement Kickoff and how methodologies and tools can be leveraged to address business needs.
Providing test environment and data requirements to the Engagement Deployment Manager and working with the Engagement Training Manager to align training and testing activities.
Consulting with the Client's Engagement Testing Manager to develop a client testing strategy/test plan that aligns with Fiserv’s strategy/plan, sharing Fiserv's testing methodologies, providing tools and guidelines, and monitoring the clients testing metrics to jointly look for opportunities to gain efficiencies.
Advising and guiding client testing analysts on most effective testing strategies as it relates to delivery schedule and risk.
Building and fostering client relationships and being seen as a single point for critical issues during an implementation to improve effectiveness and influence.
Providing ongoing project management support in the form of identifying and managing issues, risks, actions. You will be keenly aware how to distinguish and prioritize issues from the noise. Manage the risks that impact engagement delivery and ensure that mitigation strategies are developed and executed.
Analyzing and synthesizing testing results to provide meaningful insights of what data is conveying.
Preparing teams and readiness for critical milestone testing events such as mock testing and production go live. Being an active contributor to readiness assessments for the client.
Cataloging knowledge base for Lessons Learned identifying successes, failures and trends accumulated across tests and effectively communicating to the team as well as internal stakeholders.
Being a continual improvement champion and key change agent by furthering the Enterprise Solution Delivery processes through effective utilization of Fiserv Integrated Delivery standard methodologies in the field by mentoring, providing governance and capturing key insights to drive efficiency and effectiveness improvements.
You’re the kind of person who:
Can build positive relationships and strategic partnerships with external and internal key stakeholders/customers across diverse groups.
Has excellent consulting, planning, negotiation, conflict management and judgement skills to balance Fiserv and Client goals to ensure overall objectives are met.
Is flexible to pivot to meet demands in a dynamic and fluid environment with the end game in mind.
Has polished communication skills, written and verbal, including expressing ideas clearly and logically to all levels within the organization.
Thrives on keeping pace with industry knowledge of testing best practices.
Role is performed remotely within the United States; not eligible in Colorado
Required qualifications for consideration:
Bachelor’s Degree in business or high school diploma with equivalent work experience
5 years in leading/managing the execution and testing of large complex solutions of multiple testing phases to include SIT, UAT, End to End Testing
3 years of experience in client facing consulting / professional services
3 years of Program Management experience
Experience in banking, credit union, or other financial services
Experience with Microsoft Office, Power BI and Visio
Experience in Waterfall and Agile Methodologies
Travel required : 25% to client site, incremental for internal meetings as needed. Some weekend and evening work may be needed as determined by the engagement schedule
Preferred qualifications for consideration:
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) awareness
Fiserv experience a plus
Learn more about Fiserv:
Fiserv’s Enterprise Delivery Organization is a consulting team that manages Fiserv’s strategic and complex client engagements leveraging our Enterprise Solutions Delivery methodology. The team works across all Fiserv divisions to deliver large-scale solutions that drive our large bank clients’ transformation and growth. All team members should have experience in Program Management, Critical Path and
Dependency Analysis, Facilitation and Problem Solving, combined with excellent written and oral communication skills.
To support the total well-being of our associates, Fiserv takes a broad approach to our benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides flexibility and affordability with a variety of medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability options.
We are #FISVProud of our benefits and well-being programs. Our commitment to wellness, wellness education, preventive services and fitness activities are designed to meet you where you are.
Life moves fast. And as it does, we know most people aren’t thinking about “financial services” But we are.
We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely.
We’re Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The company’s approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought.
Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE™ 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.
In this role you will be aligned with solutions to our banking customers. We deliver comprehensive bank platforms and value-added products and services for community, mid-tier, and large financial institutions. We offer flexible technology solutions that enable financial institutions to quickly align to customers' expectations. With a modular approach to delivery, financial institutions can preserve platform investments while delivering both updated functionality and a consistent experience across channels.
From understanding consumer needs based on the latest research to analytics and advisory services that help identify growth opportunities from accounts, payments and industry data, we help clients access and act on data to create better outcomes
Fiserv bank platforms – Cleartouch, DNA, Precision, Premier, Signature – enable banks to efficiently manage a wide range of activities such as account opening, deposits, withdrawals, loans, customer information management, and general ledger and accounting tasks. Each Fiserv bank platform has unique capabilities, but they all help our clients improve customer service and streamline their back-office operations.
We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran
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