Senior Analyst, UAT & Change Management

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/06/17
Montreal, QC
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/06/17

Key Accountabilities:
• Coordinate activities relating to User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for software upgrades new processes and products.
• Gather and document business requirements for Information Technology and Industry participants for new processes or system enhancements in order to meet business objectives.
• Define test scenarios and scripts to test end to end processes for business units and Market participants (Banks, Dealers, Pension Funds, IDBs, Custodians etc...) to avoid unplanned impacts after implementing new software releases.
• Determine the required system configuration to execute the planned tests in collaboration with the Quality assurance (QA) department
• Support Industry participants in building their test scenarios, scripts and interpreting tests results.
• Ensure that test results meet expectations and any gaps are described and documented in detail with the corresponding impacts to business units and participants.
• Analyse identified defects and recommend corrective actions and alternate solutions.
• Identify and propose rule changes required to implement new processes or systems enhancements.
• Propose system improvements, tool automation or process changes to improve business unit efficiency and reduce operational risks.
• Document system procedures, process flows and changes impacting business and market participants.
• Prepare end user training materials and conduct training sessions.
• Responsible for “ad-hoc” system configuration to validate new product behavior and identify any gaps to enable launching new products.
• Maintain test system environments to allow Members to perform their internal tests by simulating the production environment.
• Responsible for preparing the required simulation test for CDCC’s CSAE 3416, 5025 to meet audit requirements.
• Determine requirements to perform non-functional tests when necessary to avoid implementation issues


Skills and Experience:

• University Degree, Business Administration or equivalent  and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in the Securities Industry;
• Written and oral communication skills in English and French
• Self-confident, positive attitude and pragmatic
• Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
• Technical skills: MS office suite of products and/or Google office applications
• Ability to explain and summarize activities
• Must be reliable ,results oriented, customer-focused and attentive to details
• Ability to adapt in a changing environment
• Experience working in a team- oriented, collaborative environment
• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks under pressure

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