Quality Assurance Functional Test Lead, Vice President


SMBC is in process of leading a Digital Transformation across our Americas Division as we continue to modernize our technology, focus on our data driven approach, grow and plan for the future. As a result of this expansion we are seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Functional Test Lead to join our Nikko / Capital Markets Technology team.

Reporting to the QA lead, this person will be a key member to provide quality assurance testing to ensure any business-requested changes are validated prior to handing off to UAT. This person will learn the business as well as understand the testing framework and processes for our applications. Required to draw on testing knowledge in order to creatively develop solutions for automating test processes as well as design maintenance procedures and documentation. Within this team, there is an open and collaborative approach to work on solutions for applications and workflow processes. Additionally, this person will be required to automate any repetitive steps in a workflow process or application in order to provide the highest quality for our technology and business and will be required to meet those standards and prove your ability to provide the best test capabilities.


Lead sprint test planning, design and execution across designated applications

Participate in work intake process, story point estimation along other agile members from dev and BA

Participate in sprint standups and speak on defects and steps for dev teams to re create

Help define user story outcomes - definition of done

Deploy and manage resources for sprint testing activities across applications

Ensure usage of identified/approved testing tools for Test Reporting, Test Management, Test Automation, etc. and educate the team on how to use those tools

Review outcomes of sprint testing and suggests areas of improvement

Review defects from subsequent test phases attributable to sprint testing

Work with SMBC business stakeholders to collect signoff on sprint test scenarios and hand over to program test phases


8+ years of related experience

Automation of scripts in python, javascript, java, or C# is a must

Willingness to code online is a must

Expertise in Financial / Banking domain

Deep understanding and experience in developing testing methodology, terminology, templates etc.

Deep understanding of the test management and defect management processes

Forward looking vision of Automation

Expert understanding of test tools and techniques

Foundational management capabilities to drive demand and capacity planning, budgeting and cost tracking

Demonstrated ability to identify and mitigate Risks and Issues related to Testing

Skilled with complex data structures and object-oriented design

Skilled with distributed systems, algorithms, and relational databases.

Experience in API, Unit and UI testing.

Experience with database testing including designing and manipulating test data.

Experience with setting up CI/CD pipelines for test automation.

Job Type
Full Time
12 days ago

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