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Consultant, Program Management

About Our Firm:

Granite Solutions Groupe provides financial services decision makers with people and solutions that deliver. Our clients count on us to deliver the right talent at the right time to achieve critical business results. We leverage our industry knowledge and passion for client priorities to deliver human capital solutions.

GSG was founded in 1998 as a consulting firm delivering project management and technology solutions for the financial services industry. GSG now has a global presence, with team members deployed across the U.S. at Fortune 1000 companies and high-performing Fintech firms.

High-caliber consultants are the face of GSG at our client organizations and offices. We value the deep relationships we have with our consultants that enable us to place them in roles where their skills will have an immediate impact. The GSG consulting team is comprised of diverse, experienced, driven, and dynamic contributors who excel at getting things done.

About the Opportunity:

GSG is seeking an experienced Program Test Manager for our client in the financial services industry. This role assumes overall accountability and responsibility for the success of our client’s test effort for a medium or complex project, including test planning, test preparation, and test execution for applicable levels of testing (QA, UAT, Conversion, End to End, Performance). This includes quality and test advocacy, and resolution of issues that impede the test effort.

Responsibilities:

  • Mentor Test Leads and coordinates test staffing with Test Resource Managers.
  • Manages the strategic and tactical testing relationship with program stakeholders.
  • In collaboration with the Test Architect, develops the overall testing strategy for the program; sets the direction and tone for quality delivery to ensure all aspects of quality are considered.
  • Own/drive/coordinate testing and test artifacts across multiple testing phases, including QA, UAT, End-to-End, performance, etc.
  • Partner with the Performance Test Team to ensure appropriate performance testing is occurring for the project (if applicable).
  • Manage testing risks and issues, develop contingency plan as appropriate.
  • Ensures all applicable SDLC and testing processes are followed; provides mentoring as appropriate.
  • Collects testing metrics, reports status to program.
  • Align with Configuration Management and Release Management with Test Architect to ensure test data provisioning, test environment and test automation aligns with the proposed test strategy.
  • Define quality gates, success factors for each project methodology phase.
  • Implemented company policies, technical procedures and standards for preserving the integrity and security of data, reports and access.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years related experience in program management, preferably in a Banking environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote new programs and processes, as well as improve current programs and processes to minimize risk and enhance operational performance.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project required.
  • High sense of urgency to achieve business improvement results and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or computer related field, specialized training, or equivalent work experience.
  • PMP certification preferred.

Employee Benefits:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants excellent compensation and a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.

GSG’s Commitment to Diversity:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants excellent compensation and a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.