Business and Process OptimisationFinancial Crime and ComplianceRegulatory Change
I am an experienced professional in the management of Information and Communication Technology (Business Analysis and Testing) and Financial institutions. I have 25 years of work experience, with 15 years of Test management experience. I have experience of End to End Testing in Derivatives Products and Investment Banking environment. Have successfully delivered a number of highprofile and small projects using a wide range of skills and experience including: defining test strategies, test plans, test scripting, driving test process change, QA assurance, managing on/off shore test teams, third party vendormanagement, establishing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders, adapting the style andapproach to meet the needs of the audience. I am dedicated to providing quality service and solutions to my clients.
I have been working as a Business Analyst/UAT Test Manager Risk and Compliance Transformation for the past 4 years. My roles involve providing guidance and quality assurance on Risk & Compliance projects, delivering Regulatory Engagement application upgrade to Appian/AWS platform from MSI (Metric Systems), and leading the Strategic Regulatory Mapping part of Regulatory Affairs and Policy simplification project, delivering on Appian/ AWS platform.
I worked as a Business Analyst on Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Bribery and Corruption application UCM (Unified Case Management). My role involved gathering requirements by running workshops/meetings and producing functional specifications, running elaboration sessions with stakeholders, providing user guides and demos, running UAT Scripts for monthly upgrades and tracking defects. I also provided Production support and resolved user issues.
Producing functional specifications
Providing user guides and demos
Running UAT Scripts
Running elaboration sessions
Providing Production support
senior test analyst risk and compliance
As a Senior Test Analyst Risk and Compliance - Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM), I have been working on the Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Bribery and Corruption application UCM (Unified Case Management) provided by BAE Systems and customised for HSBC. I have been scripting and running functional and UAT test scripts for the monthly upgrades and enhancements to the UCM system in Quality Centre (ALM). I have been recording and managing the defects raised in Jira, and have organised demos of the new enhancements to the users, as well as provided user guides and training documents to the users on the new functionality on a monthly basis. I have also arranged stakeholders meetings to obtain UAT sign off across various business domains.
Scripting and running functional and UAT test scripts
Recording and managing defects in Jira
Organising demos of new enhancements to users
Providing user guides and training documents
Monthly upgrades and enhancements to the UCM system
Arranging stakeholders meetings for UAT sign off
Creating user guides and training documents
Demoing new enhancements to users
test manager financial crime compliance
Financial Crime Compliance
I am a Test Manager within Financial Crime Compliance. My responsibilities include leading an offshore team to manage an upgrade to the existing system, providing Test Strategy and Test Plans, implementing Reporting structure and devising various testing templates, as well as designing and reviewing the test scripts for system Integration and UAT phases. I have achieved success in customising the Document Management System Relativity Application for HSBC, and coordinating testing activities across different locations/Business streams.
Leading an offshore team
Providing Test Strategy and Test Plans
Implementing Reporting structure
Designing and reviewing Test Scripts
Customising Document Management System
Coordinating testing activities across different locations/Business streams
Upgrading existing system
Devising various testing templates
As a QA Consultant, I have worked on a Front to Back Office property management system called eFront. I have designed and improved the existing test scripts for system and UAT phases. I have implemented quality procedures and processes to ensure testing is carried out to the required standard and ensured defect logging and resolutions are carried out. I have managed the UAT phase and obtained the sign offs from the relevant users and stakeholders.
Designed and improved test scripts
Implemented quality procedures and processes
Managed UAT phase
Obtained sign offs from stakeholders
Ensured testing to required standard
Ensured defect logging and resolutions
Improved existing system
Obtained user sign offs
uat test manager
As a UAT Test Manager, I have worked on a number of high profile projects, carrying out System, Integration and UAT Testing of Credit Derivatives products such as Credit Default Swaps (CDS), Index CDS and exotics CDs. I have also worked on Regulatory Transformation projects, coordinating and managing the end to end testing of functionality changes to credit and fixed income applications. I have improved the end user confidence and satisfaction through implementing quality testing processes and procedures, resulting in user sign off and approval for 'go-live' of deliverables. My responsibilities have included managing UAT Testing, coordinating Regulatory Transformation, improving End User Confidence and leading Offshore Testers. My achievements have included implementing Quality Testing Processes, defining UAT Criteria, improving Regression Test Scripts and arranging Post Implementation Reviews.
Managing UAT Testing
Coordinating Regulatory Transformation
Improving End User Confidence
Leading Offshore Testers
Implementing Quality Testing Processes
Defining UAT Criteria
Improving Regression Test Scripts
Arranging Post Implementation Reviews
test lead/business analyst
I have experience as a Test Lead/Business Analyst working on various projects, testing legacy financial and deal entry trading systems. My responsibilities included leading offshore test teams, designing test strategies, preparing test plans, tracking defects, training offshore testers, documenting test results, communicating business procedures, and liaising with system developers. I have achieved successful results in all of these areas.
Leading offshore test teams
Designing test strategies
Preparing test plans
Training offshore testers
Communicating business procedures
Liaising with system developers
senior test analyst
As a Senior Test Analyst, I have been responsible for regression testing on Gemini (Amdocs billing and customer care application), preparing test cases and recording test results, logging defects on the defect tracking system, providing support and training during User Acceptance Testing phase, liaising with Amdocs personnel on new change requests and defect fixes turnaround, providing feedback to the test manager on testing progress and schedule, and liaising with the users on system capabilities on new projects.
Regression testing on Gemini
Preparing test cases and recording test results
Logging defects on defect tracking system
Providing support and training during UAT
Providing feedback to test manager on testing progress and schedule
Liaising with Amdocs personnel on change requests and defect fixes turnaround
Liaising with users on system capabilities for new projects
Providing support and training during UAT
senior test analyst/consultant
As a Senior Test Analyst/Consultant with two years of experience, I provided support and guidance to the Marketing department with new ideas and capabilities of the Geneva application. I designed test strategies and test specifications, prepared detailed test plans and scripts for new projects, executed test cases including complete end to end testing of GPRS records from Mediation to Billing systems. I liaised with suppliers, system integrators and users to improve the testing process, logged defects and followed up fixes in a timely manner, and provided test reports at the end of testing phases.
Provide support and guidance to Marketing department
Design test strategies and specifications
Execute test cases and end-to-end testing
Liaise with suppliers, system integrators and users
Developed new ideas and capabilities for Geneva application
Prepared detailed test plans and scripts
Logged defects and followed up fixes
Provided test reports at the end of testing phases
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