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Senior QA Analyst

New York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTION
Senior QA Analyst
Company is one of the world’s largest financial institutions for derivatives exchanges and clearinghouses.  Company is a recognized leader in the financial industry for designing and implementing award winning, state-of-the-art technology that operates critical market infrastructure everyday.
 
BENEFITS AND PERKS
  • Competitive compensation packages including cash bonuses
  • Comprehensive benefits packages including generous 401(k) match
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan
  • Weekly tech talks
  • Work/Life Programs and Corporate Discounts
  • Paid parental leave
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
As a Senior QA Analyst you will work directly with Systems Analysts, the Development, and Project Management teams to understand the business/product requirements and system requirements.  You will be responsible for authoring and reviewing test scenarios, executing test cases, and if you can break our systems - writing up the corresponding defects.  You will be exposed to automation test execution and automation test script maintenance.  With a focus on our Clearing Systems, you will be responsible for testing all functionality associated with post-execution trade management including settlement, reconciliation, risk management within a RIA Web-based user interface and persistent messaging technology stack.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Strong background in functional testing with the ability to design and develop comprehensive test strategy and test cases for clearing and settlement of fixed income trades
  • Review business and functional requirements in order to produce a test strategy and test cases.
  • Create Software release Test Plan, and test cases required for each test cycle.
  • Create overall strategy, dependencies and risks assessment for testing complex fixed income trading applications.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have 3+ years of experience with Fixed Income markets including knowledge of security master definitions, market data integration, participant and accounts onboarding, trade processing and post-trade allocations
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in enterprise application testing, test executions, defect reporting.
  • Track record of completing assignments on time with a high degree of quality.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in test automation (regression and performance) is a plus.
  • Prefer 3+ years of experience working in UNIX/Linux and SQL/Oracle environments.
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge of testing process, testing methodology analysis and defect reporting tools.
  • Ability to work independently and productively under pressure.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Programming skills (sufficient to write automation scripts, and to validate test results in a database, or through some other non-GUI based method) is a plus
 
 
 
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