AVP, Quality Engineering - New York - 14520BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
The Moody’s Financial Controls Office is an exciting newly formed team within Moody's Shared Services. The team is responsible for global oversight; execution and documentation of specific SOX control testing that mitigate risk within Moody’s Financial Systems. This position is part of the Global Financial Control Office and will be required to participate on all assigned project related tasks while supporting internal audit requests
Scope and Impact:
  • Managing Software Testing duties specifically related to test strategy, design and Execution
  • Assist with defining and collection of metrics around the performance of quality practices
  • Ensuring thorough coverage of high-risk areas of Moody’s software utilizing test automation approaches (combinatorial, data driven approaches to testing)
  • Designing and reviewing exceptional quality systems at Moody’s Training and Consulting in Testing Best practices (automated testing and overall test approaches and design)
  • Research and advocate for current best practices in the testing domain

Job Knowledge:
  • Advanced knowledge of both manual and automated testing approaches,including implementation of automation frameworks
  • Strong understanding of database concepts (past experiences with TOAD, Rapid SQL, Access) and software development life cycle, quality assurance life cycle, and testing methodologies
  • Ability to train and manage quality engineers in the development and design of test harnesses used for testing shared components. Requires an extensive background in designing and delivering complex automated test harnesses
  • Extensive background in designing and delivering complex automated test harnesses
  • Ability to train and manage quality engineers in the development and design of test harnesses used for testing shared components
  • Ability to create presentations for stakeholders that highlight strategic objectives

Decision Making Authority:
  • Review vendor design and execution of test automation strategies and approaches within Moody’s and drive improvements
  • Enable the utilization of the test automation in a continuous integration test environment and drive the adoption of early automated testing by the project teams
  • Provide regular reports to Moody’s management concerning quality practices at Moody’s

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or Engineering
  • 7+ years Test Automation Skills.
  • Project Management and organizational abilities.
  • Extensive background in designing and delivering complex automated test harnesses.

Preferred

  • Consulting and/or previous financial services experience a plus
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