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Platform Lead (Calypso)

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An exciting opportunity for a highly skilled Platform Lead with extensive Calypso experience to join an elite technology team within a world-renowned financial institution.

This role offers the chance to play a pivotal part in shaping the future of global financial markets, ensuring the quality and reliability of cutting-edge trading systems. The successful candidate will thrive in a dynamic, innovative work environment, leading a team of testers and collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to deliver robust and efficient testing solutions.

  • Join a world-renowned financial institution at the forefront of global financial markets
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the future of trading systems
  • Work in a dynamic, innovative environment with opportunities for professional growth and career advancement


What you'll do:

As the Platform Lead (Calypso), you will be instrumental in driving the quality assurance of our advanced trading systems. Your expertise in Calypso will be crucial as you lead a team of testers, developing comprehensive test plans for our trading applications. You will collaborate closely with diverse teams across development, operations, and business units to deliver robust testing solutions. Your role will involve identifying and documenting defects, ensuring compliance with industry standards, conducting various forms of testing, analysing results, and continuously improving our testing methodologies.

  • Lead and manage the testing team, providing guidance, support, and mentorship
  • Develop, implement, and maintain test strategies, plans, and cases for Calypso-based applications
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration and high-quality deliverables
  • Identify and document defects, working collaboratively with development teams to resolve issues
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices in software testing
  • Conduct performance, regression, and functional testing to validate application functionality
  • Analyse test results and provide detailed reports to stakeholders
  • Continuously improve testing processes and methodologies


What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Platform Lead (Calypso) position brings a wealth of experience in software testing, particularly within financial services. You will have a proven track record in leading testing efforts and a strong expertise in Calypso. Your excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with your ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams, will be key to your success in this role. Experience with Agile methodologies and relevant certifications in software testing or quality assurance would be advantageous.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in software testing, with at least 3 years in a lead role
  • Strong expertise in Calypso including experience with its modules and configurations
  • Proven track record of leading testing efforts in financial services preferably within trading or stock exchange environments
  • Solid understanding of test automation tools and frameworks
  • Excellent analytical problem-solving skills coupled with strong organisational abilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams
  • Experience with Agile methodologies is desirable
  • Relevant certifications in software testing or quality assurance are preferred


What sets this company apart:

Work for a world-renowned financial institution at the forefront of global financial markets. They are dedicated to innovation, excellence, and providing unparalleled financial services. Their team is composed of top-tier professionals who thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment. They offer competitive benefits, opportunities for professional growth and career advancement, and the chance to work with cutting-edge technology.

What's next:

Ready to shape the future of global financial markets? Apply now.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Anna Campagnolo on 02 8289 3109 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Software development / testing / engineering

Industry: IT

Salary: AUD141,000 - AUD250,000 per annum + + super + bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Sydney

Job Reference: 1977080/001

Date posted: 30 May 2024

Consultant: Anna Campagnolo

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