QA Engineer

Acceptance testing, Agile, Automated testing, Automation, BDD, Black-box testing, Bug tracking, C#, Cloud, Computer, Continuous integration, Cross-browser compatibility testing, Cucumber, Database, DevOps, Eclipse, Engineering, Framework, Functional testing, IT, Information systems, Integration testing, IntelliJ IDEA, JIRA, Java, JavaScript, Manual testing, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Windows Azure, Node.js, POSTMAN, Performance testing, Python, QA, RESTful, Regression testing, Revision control, SDET, SDLC, SQL, Sanity testing, Scrum, Selenium, Selenium WebDriver, Smoke testing, SoapUI, Software design, Software development, Software engineering, System testing, Test methods, UI, Waterfall, Web services, White-box testing, Energy, .NET, Analytics, Basel, C, CAN, Capital market, Credit risk, Data QA, Defect tracking, Derivatives, Disaster recovery, Equities, FX, Failover, Finance, Financial services, Fixed income, HP LoadRunner, HP Quality Center, HP QuickTest Professional, Implementation, Investment banking, Jenkins, Leadership, Market analysis, Market risk, Migration, Non-functional testing, Operational risk, Private equity, Reference data, Scalability, Securities, Shell, Software, Software deployment, Stress testing, TDD, Test scenarios, Time series, Trading, Unix, Value at risk, Workflow
Contract W2, 12 Months
$60 - $100
Travel not required

Job Description

Our client, a leading financial services group, is looking to hire a QA Engineer to work on a long-term contract! This is fully remote to start, with the expectation to work in NYC ASAP.

You WILL have the eligibility to either be extended after the initial contract, or, ultimately converted into a full-time permanent employee. The goal of the firm is to find a long-term resource who can grow within the organization.

The ideal candidate will have functional testing experience along with either Python automation or UI automation (using LeanFT).

Skills & Experience Required:

The candidate should have a good understanding of Market and/or Market Risk concepts including FRTB, VaR, Stress Testing, Back Testing and Market Exposures. Candidate should also demonstrate sufficient technical background to be able to understand the current technical implementation and work closely with design teams in testing for new requirements.

  • 6 – 8 years of “hands-on” Quality Assurance experience in Investment Banking domain, within a structured software development environment, with proven knowledge and application of structured testing concepts, methodologies and tools. Risk QA experience is highly preferable
  • Strong knowledge of Financial Products (Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income, FX)
  • Experience in delivery of Regulatory programs – Basel 3, VaR, IRC, SVAR, Economic Capital, Liquidity Risk, Private Equity & Investment Securities, Fundamental Review of Trading Book (FRTB), Standardized Based Approach and Internal Model Approaches etc., is highly preferable
  • Strong experience in data intensive testing specially in  Reference Data, Financial Instruments Data, Risk Analytics Data (Sensitivities, Time Series Data, Historic Market Data etc)
  • Strong experience in large data testing in a Java, C++, C#, .NET, Unix environments, with good skills in Python, Shell, Unix Editors and SQL.
  • Familiarity with various technology areas such as; Cloud Adoption; Cloud migration and deployment; DevOps pipeline build and management is a plus.
  • Should create test packs and execute test scenarios/ cases and identify bugs/ issues.
  • Strong hands-on structured approach towards automation and all aspects of non-functional testing (capacity, latency, scalability thresholds, performance, DR, Failover etc.,)
  • Demonstrated command and experience working with Test and Defect Management/Workflow tools (e.g., HP Quality Center, Selenium, BDD, TDD, Cucumber, Jenkins, Jira)
  • Familiarity with the concepts and application of test automation technology and automated test tools is a plus (e.g., HP QuickTestPro, Selenium, HP LoadRunner)

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Market Risk, Credit Risk and Operational Risk in Capital Markets
  • Familiarity of Financial Products and Market Data. Specifically Equities, Fixed Income, and Derivative instruments.
Dice Id : 10513353
Position Id : 7112270
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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