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Bert Veldman

Bert Veldman

Testmanager @ ABN Amro Pension integration & data migration towards Topicus Europort Saas Cloud

Amsterdam, Netherlands | Remote OK

Testmanager, devops, scrum of scrums, azure testmanagement, agile transition, cloud migration


24 years

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As a freelance professional, I founded my company, Implemen-IT in 2014. Implemen-IT stands for getting it done, which gives me & team energy. I thrive in complex & changing organizational or technical dynamic settings, where I make topics simple and integrate people or functionality. I like to at least fulfill but preferably exceed client expectations. Having my company is the best way to utilize the experiences in my 8 years @ Accenture and 5 @ CgiMy focus area is Cloud migrations with functional system oriented as well as technical infra. I am creative & out of the box thinker. I am confident in multiple methodologies, waterfall into scrum into DevOps. I have a cooperative leadership style, with own team, client team or offshore. #Senior Project/Test manager; define and manage test strategy, multiple testing types. Fields of expertiseo Cloud and data migrations o Digitalization o Outsourcing o Certified TestMastero SAAS HCM (HR)/SFDCo Release & config management o Financial servicesSystem Knowledge Smart bear, Confluence, Slack, Octopus, Jira incl Zephyr, Trello, Selenium, .net, JAVA, HP ALM/QTP/LoadRunner, SAP, MS Office incl 365, Mainframe, SQL server, Stater ISHS/Estate, Hyarchis, Boris, opdesk, ServiceNow, Siebel/PSFT, SalesForce.com,RoboCopy,TFS, HDN, XSD/XML, Soap UI, Splunk, Confluence, WorkDay, BDTD.


Testmanager @ ABN Amro Pension integration & data migration towards Topicus Europort Saas Cloud

ABN Amro Bank

April 2021 - current

Amsterdam, Netherlands


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Tolerance of change and uncertaintyTeam buildingflairPerseverance driveMeeting deadlines Dedication Dealing with difficult situationsCreativity

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data migration

perfomance testing

Project lifecycle management

functional testing



A/B testing

Web: HTML, CSS, Javascript

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Testmanager @ ABN Amro Pension integration and migration towards Topicus Saas cloud


April 2021 - current

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

ABN Amro is moving their pension product offerings and backend onto the Topicus Europort Saas Platform, to reduce (product) complexity and cost to serve. After data migration be able to initiate product developments utilizing the Topicus Saas platform, swifter time to market at lower cost.Project requirements; new infrastructure needs to be connected, integrations API gateway with new Internet Bankieren screens, Payments, Financial Reporting, Output/messages, Workflow orchestration, backoffice screens and user testing. I am responsible for setting & managing testteams, governance and manage all testing types.

Senior Test Delivery Manager @ MARS project -> SAP S/4 Hana, SAP SF, ServiceNow, Planon

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam)

May 2020 - April 2021

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The VU is large University in Amsterdam, implementing 4 new cloudsystems-Vu is offering masters education to (foreign) students in multiple faculties. -Besides this, VU is also a well known hospital, in close collaboaration with AMC for cancer research & treatment. -Also a partnership with ACTA, for dental students. -VU develops and services multiple campus buildingsThe VU currently uses multiple modules in SAP ECC for Finance, HR and Facilities departments. The MARS project targets a shift from SAP ECC into a new ecosystem; consisting of SAP 4/HANA, SuccessFactors, Planon and ServiceNow. The shift implies data migration, but also integrations with remaining VU IT infrastructure/ systems. I am managing integration test & acceptance process with a focus on facilities and finance , including datamigration. I succesfully obtained all required sign offs and met the project goals and rolled out Atlassian Xray Bartosz is aiding VU with professional tester support including testtooling and automation.

Project Manager Testing

Renewi Nederland

May 2019 - May 2020


Renewi is a global player in waste management, rolling out an ERP for company merger & harmonizationThe corporate slogan is "waste no more, give new life to used materials" Renewi emerged from the merger of van Gansewinkel &Shanks with significant market share. For cost efficiency and optimizations, Renewi wants to utilize 1 ERP system (AMCS CLear) for their prime business, hazardous waste collection and processing; supporting lead to contract and order to cash processes, including workflows, logistics, billing and HR structure. The project consists ofData migrationSystem integration & digitalization (IOT) Testenvironment set up, JIRA implementation and governanceData ClensingThe programme is managed by a team, in which I am responsible for qualityThe project has been succesfully completed

Project Manager Quality in Cloud Migration & System Integration

Nederlandse Loterij

August 2018 - April 2019

Rijswijk, Holland Athens Greece

NLO Is market leader in the Dutch gaming industry, offers multiple games like Staatloterij, Toto, Eurojackpot etc via multiple distribution channels. (Internet, apps, subscriptions, inlane at Etos/AH, Retail with terminals)The games are being developed by Intralot, a Greek based global gaming vendor in a multimillion Euro turn over market. The objective of the LS2019 program is to deliver a new version of Central System, which is Cloud based, exposed with microservices. Also a transition of functionality into other systems (SFDC,Zuora etc) and introduce new functionality (Subscriptions, Group Play). All components connected using a gateway. Besides this, also data migration, a ticket sold in the old Eco system is presented in the new system. Roll out is agile/iterative and game based. My role; test-program manager, delivering below stated items• Set up and manage 3 end to end test environments. • Implement test management processes (defect management, release management, create test team, test definition of done, performance tests)• Test management of 8 testing projects (Online, Aps, Retail terminals, Gateway, CS, , Subscriptions (Zuora, SFDC, Buckaroo), Scientific Games OPM/Nyx, datamigration.• Toolselection and implementation for performance testing.• Agile coaching/Scrum of Scrums, guiding NLO in their agile transitionIn my test strategy I was responsible for all testing types (FAT/SIT/UAT/load incl security and automated regression tests). Programme management has shifted from NLO onto Deloite, resulting in multiple project leadership changes. My role is project manager quality, managing the transition, different vendors and teams, and meet the timelines. Also guide the client into Agile/DevOps

Project Manager application rationalization, ERP selection & IT architecture

VolkerWessels Telecom

February 2018 - August 2018


Volker Wessels group is one of the leading construction firms in NL, with foreign presence. Within the group, VolkerWesselsTelecom is active, responsible for communications infrastructure, ranging from infrastructure and fiberglass for internet in new housing projects to smart cities to GSM masts for 5g. VWT consists of 3 units, utilizing BAAN erp software. My role, help the client in simplyfying & harmonizing processes, and set architecture guidelines, to help select & implement VWT's new ERP. in this roadmap, roll out Mendix, move business processes into Cloud & use portals, digitalization and system decommissioning for cost efficiencies.

Test delivery manager

Schuberg Philis

June 2017 - January 2018

Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

Schuberg Philis aims to make a genuine difference to business and society by providing 100% IT services, with self-steering DEVOPS teams of experts in the lead. They help customers achieve their digital transformation by creating sustainable velocity in their business. As the premium auditable IT outsourcing company, they believe in complete transparency and ensure adherence to regulatory controls, while being flexible in helping customers realize their business ambitions. SBP customers include Rabobank International, Argenta, POST NL, NIBC, Eneco Energy Trade, Jumbo, Air France-KLM, BKWI, Loodswezen (marine pilotage), BNP Paribas, ING, ASR the Netherlands (insurance), ACTIAM (asset management), MoneYou, LeasePlan Bank, Hartwig Medical Foundation and Achmea Investment Management.NIBC is a mid sized Dutch bank, focused on corporate market and wealth management. NIBC has selected SBP for outsourcing partner and migrate applicational landscape into the Cloud. This is done in multiple phases. My responsibility is (test) delivery management, successfully rolled out the platform including bizztalk & orchestrator for integration NIBC SBP, perf test, implemented OneSummix (core banking app) , roll out of NL/BE/ UK/DE laptops including firewall, Sharepoint & fileshares, connections to Cloud vendors (Workday, SalesForce, Quion) and configuration & data migration of Office 365

OHK project; Ketenregisseur/ Scrum of Scrums


January 2015 - May 2017

ABN Amro Bank Optimalisatie Hypotheken Keten (OHK project)ABN Amro wants to digitize their mortgages product line, in collaboration with Stater and ABN Hypotheken group implement STP processing, web & app enabling, data migrations, product rationalizations, simplify processes, adhere to legal EU requirements.ABN Amro Bank & Hypotheken and Stater want 2 end to end chain testing environments, containing all integrations, webservices, functionalities and processes.I have delivered this with a team and performed Ketenregisseur role, Scrum of Scrums, alligning projects on environment requirements and support. Besides this, test management of numerous functionalities, see below # Full integrated chain environment including functional processes# Extra aflossen in internet banking# Rentemiddelen and wijzigen aflosvorm other functionalities# Implement workflow for banking offices, for digital mortgages document management# Make customer appointments and preparation by uploading documents # MCD implementation (EUC Mortgages Credits Directive)# Multiple data migrations (Fortis, Reaal, MNF)

Scrum master & Sales Force consultant


November 2013 - August 2014

1% club is a crowdfunding platform and social enterprise. For campaign management and CRM they use SalesForce, for which I was Scrum master & consultant

SAP HCM implementation


September 2012 - February 2013


Testmanager for roll out &data migration of SAP HCM

Perfomance test Portal upgrade

Van Lanschot Bankiers

August 2012 - May 2013

Den Bosch

Performance test lead in Portal upgrade & SEPA accounting implementation Offshore delivery

Performance test lead Open Text global Digital Asset Management System


May 2012 - September 2012

greater Europe

Canon has implemented Open text for management of their digital assets (product movies and images) in greater Europe and manage its agencies. Also hardware migration into redundant data center. I was performance test lead.

SalesForce Implementation


May 2011 - July 2012

Den Haag

NN implemented SFDC for Cloud CRM, in multiple Scrum iterations integrate front end and backs in multiple platforms for all business lines of NN, TIBCO integration. I was scrum of scrums/testlead

Project manager performance test


November 2010 - April 2011

Dan Haag

Shell implemented global contract management system; I was projectlead for performance tests and configurational optimizations.

Tango 2 Strategic ING ~ Postbank rebranding


April 2010 - November 2010

Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

ING has performed strategic rebranding. Postbank as a label has been replaced with ING for Dutch market. Data migration had to be performed, in TANGO 2 small enterprise clients were migrated

Quality Assurance Manager/ assesor


February 2010 - April 2010

Arnhem, Haarlem

Testassesment to improve (testing) process and tool usage

SAP Loans testlead


November 2009 - January 2010

Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

Implementation of SAP LOANS for mortgages backend including TIBCO integration, testlead

Siebel implementation

Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst (IND)

May 2009 - August 2009


SIEBEL implementation for visum applications,integration with multiple gouverment systems

Tango 0 & 1 Strategic ING ~ Postbank rebranding


September 2008 - April 2009

Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

ING has performed strategic rebranding. Postbank as a label has been replaced with ING for Dutch market. Data migration had to be performed, in TANGO 0 prepare target landscape, in TANGO 1 migrate private & savings clients.

Senior Recruiter


October 2007 - August 2008

Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

For Accenture testing services I was recruiter, from job postings to selecting candidates and deployment in the organization. Attended events and jobfairs, utilized new media

HR workflow application ; Arbo Synergy


October 2007 - December 2007

Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

Client HR department has implemented a system to facilitate and manage the tracking of ING employee's being ill, so make appointments with medical experts, manage pipeline and required documents. I was responsible with my team for testing the out of the box application for ING

SAP P2P global rollout


December 2006 - October 2007


ABN Amro rollout SAP template for group finance in all countries were they are active. Template consists P2P process and connected to GL for banking; including management & accounting reporting

Senior Test Project Manager, Faculty & team manager


January 2006 - October 2014

Amsterdam Area, Netherlands

Within Accenture, besides test manager on projects I was a manager & cell lead and trainer . My responsibility; senior test & project manager in multiple projects. Besides this also trainer, team manager, accountable for team management, recruiting, scheduling, strategic partnerships, product development, sales. please find a summary of my Accenture projects below



January 2001 - December 2006

Testmanager / projectmanager.Within a variety of clients have lead projects as a project lead or testmanager, with a team of LogicaCMG colleagues or client / competitor resources. In testing role managed all testing types. Besides this, having an active role in defining business case for test automation.multiple assignments in financial & industry, clients ;ABN Amro, ING, NN, Rabobank, AON, KPN,Within LogicaCMG played an active role in product development ; development of TestFrame, combined with automated SAP testing. Faculty for a variety of hard & softskills trainings, including creation of associated training materials.

SAP HR consultant & test specialist

Aureus Business Consultancy

January 1998 - December 2001

During ABC period I was assigned at Arcadis. Was responsible for datamigration and go live for multiple OP/CO's and functional support of SAP HR incl CATS module. Have wide knowledge on SAP FI/CO/SD/PSBesides this, numerous projects in Postbank in multiple domains


VWO - wis/nat/schei/ned/eng/eco 1 & 2

het nieuwe lyceum bilthoven

January 2021 - current

TestMaster - null

T -map

January 2017 - December 2017


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) - Summer course Marketing

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

January 1996 - December 1996


MA - Business Economics

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

January 1988 - December 1995