• Head of QE

    Job Locations CN-Shanghai
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    • Reporting directly into the Head of Solution Centre, you will be responsible for the contribution to the roadmap, definition and implementation of a QE and test strategy across the company in line with both technical and business goals.
    • Coordinating QE team's (initially, 20-30 Quality Engineers), delegating tasks to management, risks, dependencies, financial management and service requirements at an organisational level, to enable the successful delivery of QA and test solutions.
    • Responsible for the overall delivery of QA and test analysis within an agile environment, assisting with the transition from an existing Waterfall methodology including the overall development of user stories and acceptance criteria.
    • Ensuring and advising on the use of analytical techniques including risk based testing and formal test analysis and design techniques where appropriate.
    • Enabling the evaluation of aspects of user experience, accessibility, compatibility and basic load and performance where appropriate and as part of the wider QA and test strategy
    • Leading innovation and promoting the use of a broad range of tools, including open source and cloud based, to support QA to enable the implementation of test automation by training, mentoring and upskilling where necessary, teams’ of manual testers and introducing Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and Test-driven development (TDD) across the department.
    • Conducting performance reviews, playing a pivotal role in the restructuring and subsequent future growth of the QA Teams.

    Experience Required

    • Strong background heading up QA functions, ideally within Financial Services (FS) in fast paced Agile environments.
    • Open source advocate and a professional who leads from the front and inspires QA Teams to perform to the best of their ability.
    • Hands on experience in the following: Selenium WebDriver, Jira/Confluence, Cucumber and CI tooling such as SpecFlows, Jenkins, Octopus Deploy or TeamCity.
    • Must have previously been through Waterfall to Agile transformations.
    • Fluent English and Chinese language competency.

    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


    We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


    We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


    Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


    FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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