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Imran Shah

Technical Test Manager QA

Moves to Paris, Lyon

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Location and geographical scope

Location
Paris, France
Can work in your office at
  • Paris and 50km around
  • Lyon and 100km around

Preferences

Project length
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Banking & Insurance
  • E-commerce
  • High Tech
Company size
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people

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Imran in a few words

• Over 15 years of experience which includes Transaction Banking, Payments, FinTech Ecosystems, Retail & Investment Banking
• Experience in retail banking, primarily in settlements / payments
• Sound knowledge of European processing systems including RTGS and Direct Entry
• Strong Vendor Management with experience in building and managing on-site and offshore teams
• Experienced in end-to-end test management of Dev-Ops & QA activities in different implementation approaches including Agile, Iterative, Waterfall and Continuous Integration development models.
• Led several technology and digital transformations initiatives in large banks and payment platforms across Europe and built platforms for Digital Payments and Wallets
• Experienced in reinventing Customer Experience by using Design Thinking Concepts, Sprints/Collisions and Customer Journey Digitization. Also capable in developing quality and test strategies based on Dev-Ops & Test/QA Automation Frameworks.
• Developed secure payment test strategies in banking and payments space by applying Agile Principles, Design Thinking while keeping abreast with Customer Requirements, Project Constraints and Risk Management while delivering high quality financial products.
• Author of online blog:

Experience

Wirecard Bank AG

Banking & Insurance

E2E Technical Test Management Consultant – Payment and Risk(P&R)

Munich, Allemagne

June 2019 - July 2020

• Responsible for integration and delivery of P&R E2E solution of e-commerce and POS payment solution for major banking client across Europe.
• Responsible for scoping and driving internal projects related to process and/or application enhancements
• Analyze data to determine the successful processing of transaction across payment gateways and other payment processing engines leading to a successful capture of transaction supporting multiple card schemes.
• Perform support activities, whether internal or external on a daily basis, including but not limited to issue resolution technical support, and on-going boarding activities
• Manage multiple Client projects simultaneously, including management of project plans, metrics, status reports and communication with various stakeholders, both internal and external
• Responsible for managing Client expectations, ensuring satisfaction through responsiveness and effective communication
• Troubleshooting; responsibility for detecting potential issues, servicing the Clients and implementing solutions when issues threaten to delay the project timeline
• Manage multiple client projects simultaneously, including management of project plans, metrics, status reports and communication with various stakeholders, both internal and external.
• Vendor management responsibilities – hiring and establishing new teams off-shore and on-site.

Saxo Bank

Banking & Insurance

Test Management Consultant – Trading & Investment Banking

Copenhague, Danemark

February 2018 - April 2018

• Infrastructure and technology transformation project to support Saxo’s leading trading offered to its customers today
• Defined strategy for the new trading platform micro services build in Microsoft Azure and AWS infrastructure by implementing best QA practices and introducing test automation tools and techniques with tight integration of dev-ops in a CI/CD model. It involved defining and implementing automation of development and testing at API, UI and Infrastructure level to deliver on Functional, Performance, security and accessibility testing for the newly developed platform services in fully integrated CI/CD infrastructure using Microsoft Azure technologies.
• Defined new test processes with AGILE principles which helped improve collaboration and communication between different functions within the group.
• Worked directly with Global Head of Development & Testing at Saxo Bank for implementation of new QA strategy across wider Saxo group in multiple locations around the world.

Lloyds Bank

Banking & Insurance

Senior Test Management Consultant

Cité de Londres, Royaume-Uni

June 2018 - December 2018

Responsible for delivery of for 5 feature teams at Lloyds Consumer Servicing Labs. Each project comprised of Mobile and Web based applications for managing bank accounts, card and transaction notification system supporting multiple card schemes and card types. Defined Test strategy for Mobile applications using cloud based solutions such as Perfecto and similarly SauceLabs for Web. Also involved in delivery of API testing solution for the projects. The automation strategy also included integration of CI/CD using Jenkins. Coordination of all testing activities during every stage of the development process, as well as coordination of all parties required to facilitate testing using AGILE principles. Worked closely with Business to define coverage and automation. Provide authoritative guidance and advice to the teams, and advice on the practicality of the project, testing approach and definition of the overall testing strategy.

UniCredit

Banking & Insurance

Senior Test Management Consultant – Banking and Financial services

Cité de Londres, Royaume-Uni

June 2017 - June 2018

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