QA Test Analyst
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance test analyst with a strong technical and financial systems background.
Working within the UnaVista team, part of a leading UK investment and financial services company, you will be responsible for the QA of the software delivery lifecycle for regulatory, post trade, reconciliation and data solutions and the underlying development Platform.
To be successful in this job, you should have extensive software testing experience and a proven software delivery background preferably within some of the following areas :
Regulatory reporting e.g. MiFID, EMIR, G20 (and ideally knowledge of regulations from ESMA, FCA and other Regulators and Venues)Post trade services e.
g. trade confirmations, clearingMatching and reconciliation Trade Repository / Regulator
A good working knowledge of SQL, is a core prerequisite of the role. Due to the nature of the UnaVista Platform and Solutions, technical knowledge and experience will expedite your acclimatization to this position.
Successfully test to the full project delivery lifecycle according to test approach defined.QA testing the UnaVista Platform and Solutions as per the defined requirements, assisting with the creation of documents in conjunction with other technical staff.
Complete the internal QA testing (and client facing user acceptance testing), applying appropriate change control practices to mitigate scope creep and overall project risk.
Assist with refinement and improvement of QA processes with the purpose of improving control and efficiencies across the department.
Adaptable to Agile or Waterfall methodologies as neededWorking to agreed project schedule and workload and attention to detailAccurate and timely reporting of issues and progressResponding to internal and external project stakeholders.
Candidate Profile / Key Skills
3+ years working as a QA professional, ideally with experience at either a financial software vendor or financial institution, and Higher education ideally in Computer Sciences.
Good industry / financial knowledge; ability to communicate and understand both technical and financial terminology used.
Knowledge of middle / back office financial processes.Test approach; familiar with Waterfall, Agile, & hybrid methodologiesCreation of test cases from Specification or RegulationsGood knowledge of data manipulation, enrichment, validationAny previous experience of non-functional testing in performance (Jmeter) and security areas would be a plusISTQB / ISEB Foundation certificate or higher testing certification
As a QA test analyst you will liaise on a regular basis with project teams and stakeholders, primarily for the purpose of fulfilling the core QA functions.
The ability to adapt and scale on demand is critical as you may be required for parallel project engagements or to act as a dedicated resource for a significant / strategic project.
Communication and interaction are essential to potentially across a wide section of individuals and departments both internally andclient-facing.
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