AllianceBernstein

  • Digital Operations, Quality Control Lead

    Location : Location US-TN-Nashville
    ID
    2019-6861
    Category
    Client Services (Sales, Marketing, Product Strategy)
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    About AllianceBernstein

     

    AllianceBernstein (AB) is a leading global investment-management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, financial intermediaries and private-wealth clients in major global markets. Our client base includes some of the world’s leading institutions as well as private-wealth clients and retail investors. We maintain research, portfolio-management, wealth-management and client-service offices around the world, reflecting our global capabilities and the needs of our clients. Partnering closely with clients, our research and portfolio management teams collaborate across asset classes, regions, sectors, and investment strategies to spark new thinking and deliver superior outcomes. We foster an inclusive environment that offers opportunities for team members to continually learn, develop their skills and take on new challenges to progress in their careers.

     

    Client Group Overview

     

    The Client Group has a presence in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is composed of five main areas:

    • Sales & Client Services works with financial intermediaries and institutions to offer diversified investment solutions that help clients build and preserve their wealth
    • Business Development is a conduit to the firm’s investment teams and supports our clients and internal business partners through investment-platform and product content, messaging, competitive analysis and education
    • Product Strategy & Development designs, develops and manages the firm’s global lineup of investment services and considers clients’ evolving needs to identify new opportunities
    • Marketing promotes the firm and its services by creating, packaging and distributing content and messaging to engage diverse audiences through digital platforms and initiatives, strategic campaigns, and events
    • Business Transformation looks to evolve and scale our business, leveraging digital and data, to drive top-line growth and improve profitability 

    AllianceBernstein is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary


    The Quality Control Lead will be responsible for supporting the assured quality of AB’s global web properties and client digital touch points. They will work in close coordination with the Project Management/Business Analysis Team, Line Marketing and the Digital Development Team. The primary responsibility will be to fully understand the requirements of what is being built, then define and execute a front-end and mobile test strategy ahead of its delivery.


    On a day to day basis you will:

    • Understand requirements for upcoming builds and create test cases
    • Test features & functionality; mobile; desktop
    • Manage and roll out new testing and QC processes (automated & manual)

    Job Description


    Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Analyze the requirements and create test cases / test strategy (automated vs manual)
    • Create and execute functional, regression, integrated, positive and negative testing; develop test bed, test harness, test execution, and compile metrics on the defect rate / execution / pass fail ratio etc.
    • Review business requirements, test and certify changes for production readiness
    • Perform comprehensive review of test plan and test cases of custom components developed by vendor partners to ensure adherence to business, regulatory, and operations requirements and performance.
    • Review end-to-end functional and integration test results with stakeholders
    • Promptly escalate any issue which affects product delivery and quality of production release
    • Application support, enhancements, and troubleshooting of in-house systems and third-party applications
    • Work closely with the developers to test new features / enhancements collaborating with them to iron out finer business requirements
    • Evaluate, recommend and implement automated test tools and strategies.
    • Proactively identify requirement gaps, operational risks, and control defects during testing to safeguard such deficiencies from making it into our Production environment
    • Leverage Tools (SiteMorse, Adobe Digital Experience Manager) to help with automated testing and proactive quality control of the all-digital properties

    Qualifications

    Required Skills

    • Be comfortable with Project management and defect logging tools (Jira) and understand projects through Agile/Waterfall methodologies.
    • Bachelor’s Degree (Information Systems or Computer Science a plus) or prior related on-the-job experience
    • 4 + total years’ experience with:
      • Financial Services a plus
      • Performing and Documenting Risk Analysis
      • Performing Manual and Automated Testing
      • Researching and Analyzing Product Features Being Tested
      • SQL, JIRA, Endeca a plus
      • Agile Development Process
      • Web Based Testing Applications 
    • Develop Standards and Procedures to Determine Product Quality and Release Readiness
    • Document Test Cases
    • Drive Innovation and Streamline Overall Testing Process
    • Record Test Progress and Results
    • Open to working on different technology environments and platforms. Demonstrated ability to learn new business concepts and adapt to new technologies
    • Attention to Detail
    • Excellent Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
    • Self-Motivated
    • Strong Written and Verbal Communication
    • Ability to Work Independently and In Team-Based Environment

    Location: Nashville, TN

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