The role sits within Index Change Team in Taipei office and working in partnership with the Index Management, Technology and Research & Analytics teams globally by pooling resources when and where necessary.
The Index Change Team is part of the Information Services Division and is responsible for all elements of business change / operational readiness of the FTSE Russell change portfolio and works collaboratively with other global Index teams as well as the broader business functions.
The role reports into a Team Leader, based in Taipei. The role is strategic and provides User Acceptance Testing (UAT) expertise across FTSE Russell projects.
It will play a key role focusing on change initiatives including business processes, technology and new products. Ultimately, it supports the company’s innovative operating model during a period of transformational growth by developing a sustainable, flexible and dynamic cross-functional approach.
This role will encompass all asset classes and data elements, working with the teams in each location and strategic partners to achieve the objectives.
The individual will be responsible for key areas that include, but are not limited to :
Ensuring that the development process is being demonstrably followed
Ensuring that project deliverables meet business requirements
Ensure that Project Process are followed
Liaison with Development, QA and Product Owners
Ability to create exhaustive set of test cases from requirements documents
Support the development of business requirements
Development of UAT Test Plans and Scripts
Execution of UAT Test Scripts
Production of Execution Reports
Supporting the training of end users
Support the creation of operational procedures
Candidate Profile / Key Skills
Qualifications / Experience
Excellent communication skills allowing an ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels within the company and with external clients / suppliers
Experience of defining test plans, test cases and execution
Experience of working within a SAFE Agile development environment is advantageous
Excellent knowledge of financial markets Fixed Income and Equities especially
Excellent Excel & SQL skills
Commercial experience implementing projects within a financial institution
Good attention to detail is essential
Must be able to work under pressure and prioritise conflicting tasks to complete them in the most effective way
Ability to relate to commercial as well as technical staff at all levels within FTSE Russell is important
Demonstrate an appetite for cross-functional experience by engaging and gaining experience with satellite teams
Type of Person
Highly motivated, self-starter with a strong background in software quality assurance
Enthusiastic with an ability to operate in a dynamic environment and to work to tight deadlines
Methodical approach to work with a high attention to detail
Ability to resolve problems in a logical manner
Excellent communicator, ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels within the company and with external clients / customers
Comfortable with flexible hours to complete tasks on a tight schedule.
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