|Werkervaring||:||Vanaf 3 jaar|
|Dienstverband||:||Freelance of Uitzendbasis|
Background of the project:
Aegon is currently consolidating into SAP BPC system, used to produce mgmt.reporting on corporate level and quarterly reports;
Countries upload local figures. These figure are consolidated and translated to euros whenever needed.
Reports are built to provide information to corporate management;
Intercompany; currency translation;
Corporate Systems department
Corporate Systems is responsible for the IT support for Aegons Global Functions as well as the Corporate Center IT employees. Examples of Aegons Global Functions are: Finance, Human Resources, Risk Management, Legal, Tax and Regulatory Compliance. Corporate Systems is part of Aegons Corporate Center organisation. The Corporate Center consists of approximately 350 staff, based in The Hague and Baltimore.
Purpose of the job
Execute an efficient and effective testing process in the DevOps teams, aligned with the Test Manager and adhering the standards of Corporate Systems. The Tester will have end to end responsibility for testing results, including executing Test strategy, -vision, -planning, -execution, reporting and test environment coordination.
Knowledge and experience of financial consolidation and reporting;
Knowledge and experience of Equity reporting;
Knowledge and experience of reporting and consolidation experience;
Broad experienced in similar projects before;
Knowledge and experience of insurance specific knowledge and IFRS 17 knowledge in particular.
Master's test plan (expertise development, policy)
Execute the implementation of approved master test plan. This includes all types of tests with associated activities within the testing process;
Build and execute logical and physical test scenarios based on functional and / or technical design specifications, compliant with AEGON standards in terms of data sets;
Test scripts preparation and documentation;
Work closely with various other specialists to define and execute assurance and testing processes to achieve desired levels of quality across several quality factors;
Use of test automation tooling.
Testing process and execution (methods, techniques and instruments, analysis and research)
Maintain test planning of your team;
Develop, Implement and execute a (automated) testing process (including monitoring and reporting) according to the applied test standard;
Developing improvement plans and controlling the implementation of relevant testing activities with the aim of enhancing the integrity of the integral testing process;
Root cause analysis and applying lessons learned into new or revised test cases;
Analyze test defects and challenge developers to improve development;
Collect and analyze data related to the testing process with the aim of initiating improvement measures;
Provide technical leadership and subject matter expertise in QA and testing aspects across the software development and delivery in a single team;
Test environment execution / set-up to ensure that test environments (including DB and test data) are available;
Coach DevOps team members to improve test execution, test coverage and test reporting.
Quality Assurance (Management Information)
Quality tests of test products to be delivered;
Documentation of all test results;
Guidance and training of relevant DevOps team members during the performance of test activities.
Reporting (management information, advice)
Preparation of test evaluation and test reports;
Alignment with Test manager regarding time, budget and quality based on the results of the test process;
Report to the Change Manager and/or (IT) Project Manager regarding time, budget and quality based on the results of the test process.
Experience with Financial Reporting and consolidation ideally within Tagetik and SAP BPC (Hyperion also considered). It is imperative that the experience is actually with the reporting engines rather than the backend systems that feed the engines.
Skilled in English. Both written and spoken;
Experience with applied methodologies and processes within the field of Test Execution;
Experience with automated testing, including building test reporting related to a traceability matrix and working on an improved test coverage;
Should be able to define pragmatic but thorough test processes which are fit-for-purpose. This also includes the introduction of Test Driven Development;
Proven track record in execute Testing end-to-end QA and test delivery including functional, non-functional, performance and security quality factors;
Experience on global project scale;
Bachelor degree or equivalent level;
Minimum of 2 years work experience in a comparable role;
Experience with Agile methods and (implementing) test automation in various languages/platforms;
Essential Personal skills
Able to align with different nationalities and cultural aspects;
Pragmatic - keeping things simple;
Genuine interest in improving test capabilities and maturing the processes;
Takes ownership - able to challenge.
Good planning, prioritizing and goal setting skills
Good communication, client relationship management and negotiation (Senior Tester) skills
Problem-solving skills and ability to identify and mitigate risks early on.
Normal office environment. The role will be based in The Hague;
May require flexible hours to accommodate global teams.