We are a part of S&P Global's Markit Intelligence team that provides global pricing and reference data, indices and information services across multiple asset
classes. Customers throughout the financial services industry leverage our Information products and
services for independent valuations and to support research and analysis, risk management, regulatory
reporting and trading.
We provide financial pricing data and tools for bonds, CDS and loans, as well as fair value data, equity volatility data and securities lending data for stocks and bonds.
Our service delivers detailed liquidity metrics and transparent information about pricing sources and methodologies, with flexible delivery options tailored to the needs of our clients.
We aew seeking an experienced Software QA Automation engineer who can participate in the design, development and maintenance of scalable automation framework across suite of multiple products.
A programming experience in Java (and Selenium) is mandatory and financial background is preferable as the individual will liaise with technology leads, development teams, Business Analysts, Product Development, Product Managers, Operations / Evaluators and application support teams.
We are looking for a pragmatic advocate of Automated Testing who can partner with developers for automation test development.
This role requires working closely with developers in an Agile / iterative SDLC model. This position will involve hands-on automation build / execution and as such strong experience in JAVA, Selenium, SQL, Maven, Jenkins is a must.
Knowledge of Python is desirable but not mandatory.
Duties & accountabilities
Education and experience
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
3-5 years of QA / testing experience in a software development organization, of which at least 3+ years must be hands-on automation using Java / python
Demonstrable programming skills using JAVA, Selenium WebDriver, TestNg / Junit
Exposure to feature files and how to convert feature files to automation tests is highly desired.
Strong background in building Continuous Integration (Maven, Jenkins) based frameworks with knowledge of Build Verification Testing & TDD / BDD concepts (Cucumber)
Strong DB Testing experience is mandatory (Oracle / SQL Server). Must be able to automate DB testing with calculations processed in memory
Knowledge of Big Data tools / concepts (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Scala) will be a strong advantage but not a mandatory requirement
Background in API testing is desirable
Exposure to Agile methodologies (Scrum / Sprint) is desirable
Motivation to acquire / increase knowledge of the financial sector is essential
An understanding of fixed income instruments is a plus but not mandatory
Understanding of Capital Markets, Fixed income, Credit derivatives, Bonds and other such asset classes is desirable but not mandatory.
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Demonstrate a passion for testing, show drive to take initiative and follow through tasks to completion at a high quality level, whilst consistently seeking to improve practices and processes.
Both a self-starter and team player.
Work closely with development and project team members globally to deliver high quality solutions to aggressive time frames.
Ability to communicate at all levels including daily team meetings, representing QA in meetings with teams outside of QA and presenting to management.
IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies.
Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.
We call this The New Intelligence.
IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500.
We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defence, chemical, and economics and country risk.
Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq : INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
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