Lead Test & Defect Manager (m/f/d)

  • Presence / Mobile
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 18.11.2022
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You probably already know that we are the partner for modern banking! But how does it feel to work for us? What makes us special? That's what counts! Yes, Varengold is a bank and yet working for us is not at all typical for a bank.

Are you looking for a position with a high degree of decision-making freedom? You want to use the latest technologies? In addition, a working environment that offers you a lot of freedom? Regular get-togethers with colleagues? And really get things moving? Then you've come to the right place. My department is responsible for the bank's strategic transformation and implementation projects. As Lead Test Manager, I need you at my side. Ready for your new challenge?

Hands-on mentality and team spirit are not just buzzwords for us. Convince yourself. Watch our recruiting video at the bottom of this page to get first answers.


As Lead Test & Defect Manager we offer you a dynamic and international working environment and are looking for you for the following responsibilities:
  • Responsibility for test and defect management in transformation or implementation projects.
  • Assumption of responsibility within the scope of complex projects and control of a test team
  • Conception of test strategies and creation of test concepts
  • Definition and monitoring of quality targets
  • Target-oriented documentation, tracking and reporting of defects and test statuses


  • At least three years of experience as a test manager in transformation or implementation projects
  • Experience in leading projects/test teams
  • Ideally background as test manager in the banking or financial industry
  • Very good understanding of IT architectures and functional-technical dependencie
  • Methodological know-how in test design and execution; relevant methods, quality assurance standards / norms and metrics are familiar
  • Certification as a test manager is desirable (e.g.: according to ISTQB - Advanced Level (test manager)).
  • Business fluent in German and fluent in English
  • Strong communication skills and result-oriented (hands on mentality)


  • Attractive offices in an excellent location with a great view of the Elbe River, including gym and gaming room, height-adjustable desks, laptop bars, and much more
  • Competitive compensation package including extensive additional financial benefits
  • Hybrid work model with flexible use of mobile working
  • Flat hierarchies so decisions can be implemented quickly and professionally
  • A corporate culture that promotes personal development and combines the energy and innovativeness of a FinTech with the business orientation of a bank


Have we sparked your interest and the job suits you? We are happy to hear that!
Apply stating your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date, via our online application form or by e-mail to want-to-work@varengold.de.

Let's shape the future of banking together!
  • Kerstin Friedrichs
  • Manager People & Culture
  • +49 (0)40 66 86 49 68