Financial Services, Advisory Senior Consultant, Testing Innovation and Automation

EY - District 5, MD

Financial Services, Advisory Senior Consultant, Testing Innovation and Automation

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

The Advisory Testing team

works with some of the world’s best-known

large domestic and global financial institutions, broker-dealers, foreign banking organizations, asset management firms and insurance companies who look to us to assist them with IT Quality Transformation & Application Test Delivery challenges.

The Opportunity

You’ll be a part of a very collegiate environment that promotes diversity of opinions and helps in collaboration. Together, we will help

our clients

to drive transformational change the way the client delivers application testing services in its organization

. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

Your Key Responsibilities

Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional testing subject matter expertise and solving complex problems that make a difference for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you’ll be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

  • Contribute and lead teams to grow our technical testing capabilities for new and existing clients

  • Build new testing assets and capabilities leveraging the latest technology trends in test automation, data analytics and performance engineering

  • Innovate to solve complex problems for our clients to deliver value beyond traditional testing services

Skills and attributes for success

  • Working with clients to drive transformational change in the way they deliver application testing services in their organizations

  • Planning, implementing and quality assurance for large complex testing projects to include test automation, performance engineering, test data management/analytics and/or innovative uses of technology such as machine learning or data analytics to enhance testing efficiency.

  • Coaching teams members with a goal of fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment

  • Sharing your knowledge and developing engagement tools and enablers to build capability for the practice

  • Developing client relationships across multiple levels and support sales efforts

To qualify, you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting, Finance or a related field and approximately 3 years of relevant work experience

  • Excellent collaboration and teaming skills in diverse environments

  • At least 1 year experience in leading technical teams such as test automation or performance engineering teams

  • At least 2 years experience in strategy and planning of technical testing capabilities such as test automation or performance engineering

  • Working knowledge of Java or Python – enough to perform code reviews, provide code refactoring recommendations

  • Technical competency experience with Test Strategy & Operating Model Development, Testing Center of Excellence/IT Transformation Program Management, Test Automation Framework Architecture, Agile Test Management, User Acceptance Test Coordination, IT Organizational Change Management, Performance Testing Program Management, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Data Management, IT Life cycle Management or IT Delivery Management

  • We would expect for you to be available to travel outside of your assigned office location at least 80% of the time, plus commute within the region. Successful candidates must work in excess of standard hours when necessary. A valid passport is required

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Approximately 1 year of financial services experience

    (Capital Markets, Wealth and Investment Management, Banking, Mortgage, Insurance) also

    including prior consulting experience
  • Relevant industry certification such as, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CBCP, ITIL, ISTQB, PMP or other specialized IT certifications

  • A “go-getter” attitude, passion to constantly learn, improve and perform at the highest level

What we look for

We’re interested in professionals with a genuine interest to contribute to the growth of the Testing practice. You can expect plenty of autonomy and variety in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to be nimble, take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and prioritize participation in practice initiatives that will generate a long term pipeline of sales for the firm. If you’re serious about progressing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

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