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Head of Testing


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.

ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems. We are dedicated to bring digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe. See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!

About the role

Head of Testing provides test management, governance and support for all testing activities across the delivery Tech-hub. He/she aligns to and drives the testing strategy in collaboration with the Global Heads of Testing leadership team. Head of Testing ensures alignment and integration of testing strategies in projects and programmes and consistent adoption of standards tools and processes across the tech-hub.

How you will get the job done

  • being responsible for testing services within the local tech-hub
  • aligning to the overall goals, strategic direction, operating model of the global
  • organisation while managing resource planning and governance duties at a local level
  • aligning to testing standards, tools and processes of the global team
  • optimising local project test strategies and plans
  • optimising test strategy integration within global projects
  • aligning with test teams across other tech-hubs
  • managing of local tech-hub forecasting and demand
  • driving on-going uplift in local testing capability and performance
  • driving reduction in cost of quality within the tech-hub
  • building business engagements with local stakeholders

Skills and experience you will need

  • fluent English language skills
  • 10+ years of industry experience in leading testing teams and driving testing improvement initiatives
  • extensive experience in leading large testing programs of work
  • experience in leading test center of competence (tcc) organizations
  • experience in driving organizational change
  • ability to manage several diverse projects and coordinate the activities of others in a performance-oriented culture
  • experience in safe/agile testing environments
  • experience in IT standards (Safe, Lean, Scrum) as well as test standards (ISTQB)
  • excellent stakeholder management skills
  • excellent communication and presentation skills as demonstrated in general conversation, formal presentations, and written documents

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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