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Senior QA Engineer_Fixed Income NYC

New York, NY · Information Technology

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



ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS POSITION:
24%-35% Targeted Annual Performance Bonus
401(k): The Company maintains a 401(k) plan with Fidelity Investments with a company match of 100% of the first 6% eligible compensation deferred (subject to statutory limits). Eligibility for this plan begins on the first of the month coinciding with or next following your commencement date.
 
Benefits: 
a. Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
b. Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
c. Voluntary Life, AD&D, and Supplemental Disability Insurance
d. Paid Vacation
e. Benefits start on date of hire
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