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Senior IT Test Manager to Cross Technology Capabilities, Stockholm

Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Tåstrup, DK, 2630 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Helsinki, FI, 00500 København S, DK, 2300

Job ID: 4388 

Nordea IT, Cross Technology Capabilities, QA Team SE are searching for an experienced Test Manager with a proven track record of test management in large projects.

At Nordea, we know our customers’ needs are changing – and we’re deeply committed to meeting them with the financial solutions of tomorrow. We’re creating an agile environment where we’re harnessing the power of technology – one where you can make an impact. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and make your mark on something bigger. 

About this opportunity

Welcome to the QA and Testing team. We work efficiently, consistently whilst driving innovation and automation within the QA Area. As a Senior Test Manager, you’ll play a valuable role in ensuring quality in key deliverables at Nordea.


What you’ll be doing:

The role will involve an assignment for test management activities on strategic and operational level. You will collaborate with employees and consultants located across the globe. In the line you will work within a team of QA professionals. You will continuously support the Nordea QA strategy and framework both on process- and tool levels with input from your assignment.


You will contribute with:

  • Strong test management and communication skills in various IT initiatives
  • Support peers and stakeholders both strategically and operative level
  • Ensure an efficient test way of working and quality assurance maturity uplift with innovative activities
  • Efficient test reporting on daily basis as well as providing test evidence for the deliveries to production
  • Secure compliance to Nordea standards and utilise the Nordea frameworks for efficient implementation
  • Regularly support the developomnet of QA common strategies, frameworks and services
  • Hands on development of QA supportive solutions


The environment in which you will operate in will be one with rapid initial progress having a fair amount of uncertainty. Hence it is vital that you are able to keep everybody working towards the common goal, solving multiple issues at the same time without losing neither speed nor quality. 


Knowledge of automation frameworks and regression testing suits as well as knowledge of understanding the Data driven ETL and datawarehouse testing is a must to be successful in this position.


Who you are?


You have strong communication skills and broad experience from communicating status/results from both waterfall and agile test projects. We believe that it is necessary for you to be familiar with working in a complex environment with multiple streams cross multiple internal organisations, utilizing internal/external resources from different cultures and companies.

When communicating, verbally and in writing, we are expecting that you can do so using English in an unhindered manner. Finally, you should be familiar with penetrating and understanding new, complex organisations by documenting and understanding current approaches, processes, organisation, tools etc. in order to together with QA management achieve a “step by step” improvement process in the QA area.


Your experience and background:  


You are a senior IT professional with several years’ experience of test management. You will rapidly understand our processes and take a more hands on approach if needed. Further we value the following criteria:


  • Have practical and strong leadership skills in how to lead change
  • Documented project- and test management experience in large initiatives 
  • Good level of understanding of full SDLC, preferably with experience of both waterfall, agile and SAFE and ITIL-processes
  • Be able to set up test planning and test strategy definitions according to Nordea Standards & Frameworks
  • Ensure that professional test management and reporting is being performed on all test levels
  • Understand QA Role in SDLC, driving “shift left” activities towards our development units
  • ISTQB Software Testing certification
  • Bank & Finance Experience
  • Hands-on experience in strategic and operative test planning, test execution & test reporting
  • V-models & agile test approaches
  • Knowledge of ETL and datawarehouse testing procedures is an advantage
  • BI Knowledge – Testing large data volumes, using data as a key asset and converting it to business outcomes (UAT)
  • Experience in CI/CD tools such as: Jira, qTest, Git, Bitbucket is an advantage

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/01/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Annica Johnsson.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Only for candidates in Sweden - for union information, please contact Finansförbundet at finansforbundet@nordea.com or SACO at SacoNordea@nordea.com

Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.

Department:  IT/Technology

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