Baccalaureat D @
Lycée Jules Renard in Nevers (France)
Arno is a freelance test manager with 15 years of experience in testing and software quality, over 11 years of which in test coordination and test management. He has worked for various blue chip customers, mainly in the financial and (semi) public sectors. Arno is able to work independently with a strong focus on tangible results and
Arno is a freelance test manager with 15 years of experience in testing and software quality, over 11 years of which in test coordination and test management. He has worked for various blue chip customers, mainly in the financial and (semi) public sectors. Arno is able to work independently with a strong focus on tangible results and progress, but he is also a pleasant and effective team player. What’s more, he is flexible, hardworking, a good communicator, analytical, politically astute and has a strong international orientation. Mostly, he relishes the challenge of building bridges between the technical and business teams involved in complex IT system development.
Recently, Arno has started to move into project lead roles, in which his vast experience in test and quality management is proving a very valuable asset.
- Testing: test management, test analysis, test process improvement (TPI), project management
- Methodology: RUP, DSDM, TMap Next, ISTQB, RRBT, AMS, Prince2, SOA
- Tools: Mercury/HP Quality Center, Rational Suite (TestManager, ClearQuest, ClearCase, Robot), Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Concerto
- General: team leadership, working independently, politically astute, analytical, attention to detail, result-driven, communication with both technical and business actors/teams
Project- / test manager @ Currently: Project and test management of Lifecycle Management Windows 2012 Upgrade projects
Previously: Test management of the Disentanglement ING Nationale Nederlanden (DINN) Connectivity H84 project From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Director @ Founder, owner and director at Qision BV, a company that specialises in test and acceptance management. From April 2008 to Present (7 years 9 months) Treasurer @ Treasurer at Stichting 't Huis te Poort, a non-profit organisation that organises concerts, film screenings and literature events in the old Schiedam based church building 't Huis te Poort. From February 2008 to Present (7 years 11 months) Test & release manager @ Advice on implementing Release management within TNO IS. Test management of various projects within TNO, including CRM, TNO City, Uitfaseren Spider and Digitaal Personeels Dossier. From June 2011 to February 2014 (2 years 9 months) SAP test manager @ Test management for a SAP CRM implementation across the Benelux. From January 2011 to March 2012 (1 year 3 months) Program test manager @ Test management for the TNO City program, which aim is to provide Dutch research & technology organisation TNO with a state of the art new Intranet based working platform. From July 2010 to December 2010 (6 months) Test manager @ Test management for the migration project of former ABN AMRO corporate loans across to RBS systems for GBM division (investment banking). From October 2009 to June 2010 (9 months) Test manager @ Task- and test management on 8 different projects within the Pensions domain of Nationale-Nederlanden. From September 2006 to August 2009 (3 years) (Senior) consultant @ (Senior) consultant in testing for financial and public divisions. From September 2000 to August 2006 (6 years) Test coordinator @ Responsible for system integration testing for the Child Trust Fund project in Newcastle (UK), leading a test team of 5 test analysts. From July 2004 to July 2006 (2 years 1 month) Test analyst @ Test analysis for Functional Acceptance and System Integration Testing based on a Risk & Requirement Based Testing (RRBT) approach in the Peoplesoft domain (Sales Support System project) of ABN AMRO Bank. From March 2004 to June 2004 (4 months) Test analyst @ Test analysis on Functional System Test for customised internet site of ING Bank and Regio Bank (Mijn.INGBank.nl project) based on TMap. From October 2003 to February 2004 (5 months) Test analyst @ Test analysis on User Acceptance Testing and System Integration Testing for the New Terminal Network (TicketBox) and Dayzers projects. From December 2000 to September 2003 (2 years 10 months) Financial advisor @ Parttime job during university years: advising customers on a broad range of financial products at the Customer Contact Center. From December 1996 to July 2000 (3 years 8 months)
MSc BA, Business administration @ Erasmus University Rotterdam From 1994 to 2002 Baccalaureat D @ Lycée Jules Renard in Nevers (France) From 1991 to 1994 Collège Henri Wallon in Varennes Vauzelles (France) From 1990 to 1991 Scholengemeenschap Marianum in Groenlo (The Netherlands) From 1988 to 1990 Arno Dijkmans is skilled in: Test Management, Test Coordination, Test Analysis, Acceptance management, Release management, Testing, Test Planning, System Testing, IT Outsourcing, OTAP, Acceptance Testing, PRINCE2, RUP, Quality Center, Release Management