Technology Consultant

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Scotland - Central Scotland
Categories: Technology

Job Title: Technology Consultant
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Scotland - Central Scotland
Salary Range: £55,728 - £69,660 DOE 
Location: Granite House, Glasgow
Business Unit: Testing Services

The world is changing and so are we. At CYBG, being a leader is not just about being the best, it’s about bringing the best out of everyone else. This means engaging with colleagues at every level and encouraging them to meet their goals. Inclusion is at the heart of the Bank, so we need somebody with the power to grow trust and connect across all aspects of the bank. Taking on a leadership role with us does not just mean a new job, it means a whole new way of thinking about leadership. Curious about where a role at CYBG could take you?

An exciting opportunity exists within the Product Quality team in Testing Services for a Technology Consultant who will work predominantly on projects involving Data & Decisioning, Regulatory and Compliance solutions. We are looking for a resourceful, self-motivated individual to develop cross technology testing solutions to complement the test delivery function for a variety of technologies.

The role is all about…
• Early engagement with projects and releases to provide initial test estimates and define the high level test approach
• Providing technical leadership and strategic direction to Testing Services
• Working closely with the development portfolios in driving test strategies to complement their development approach
• Engaging with our 3rd party testing managed service partners to ensure conformance to CYB standards, processes and procedures in test delivery and in transformational activities to enable productivity improvements within testing
• Identifying, prioritising and implementing improvements to the CYB testing standards, processes, supporting procedures, guidelines and templates
• Championing the adoption of industry best practice across the organisation to deliver quantifiable improvements in the effectiveness and efficiency of all testing activities in the project lifecycle
• Developing and marketing of testing consultancy solutions to support risk based test strategies, requirement based testing, 3rd party supplier engagements and test management tool selection
• Working closely with the test delivery teams to establish effective internal and external working relationships and to deliver testing solutions that meet the needs of the projects we support
• Identifying and generating comprehensive testing MI to measure effectiveness and efficiency of testing services against industry benchmarks
• Providing technical guidance to projects/portfolios and to the test management team
• Providing input to various design meetings on behalf of Testing Services, including review and feedback on design documents
• Developing test strategies to ensure best practice across the organisation
• Ongoing assessment of work in progress to allow production of statistical information
• Working with projects, programmes and releases to ensure detection of defects at the earliest possible stage in the development lifecycle
• Ensuring new project designs are testable, either using existing test environments or new test environments that the project will deliver
• Defining the strategy for adapting an maintaining test data that meets the needs of the solutions under test and complies with GDPR regulations

We need you to have…
• Experience in developing and implementing structured test processes, policies, and strategies
• Knowledge of current industry wide Quality & Test processes, practices, tools and techniques
• Experience of working with teams, both in-house and outsourced
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Ability to negotiate and manage change in a challenging environment
• Knowledge of the financial services industry
• Strong consulting skills with experience of delivery at senior management level
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Software testing
• Comprehensive knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts, processes and techniques
• A good understanding of the requirements of GDPR

We would like you to have... 
• Experience of working in testing in the Financial Services Industry
• Exposure to different software development methods
• Familiarity with Business Process Modelling
• Conversant with Data Modelling techniques (conceptual, logical & physical)

We'll look after you with…
U Benefits is our reward package that reflects the unique culture that we have here at CYB. It is an integral part of our commitment to you, recognising the diversity of colleagues and empowering you to make the benefit choices appropriate that are right for you.

At CYBG, inclusion is at the heart of our culture. It’s written into our values. As part of our inclusion strategy, we want to build a truly inclusive culture, where every colleague and customer feels they belong and our recruitment process reflects this approach.

What's available?
• 30 days holiday plus you can buy more
• Private Medical Insurance
• Total Pension! Enabling you to save a regular amount towards your retirement
• Income Protection and Life Assurance
• Wellness Account is an on demand fully flexible benefit which you control. This benefit provides reimbursement towards the cost of your wellness choices

If this sounds like a role for you, then please click the link below to apply.

Points to note: If we offer you the job and you accept, you will be required to pass a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.

At CYBG, inclusion is at the heart of our culture. It’s written into our values. As part of our inclusion strategy, we want to build a truly inclusive culture, where every colleague and customer feels they belong and our recruitment process reflects this approach.

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