Functional QA Tester – Derivatives Trading AVP/VP

Full Time, Permanent
New York
Posted 1 week ago

Functional QA Tester – Derivatives Trading AVP/VP

Global Investment Bank is seeking QA Functional Tester for Derivatives Trading related applications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify types of tests to be performed
  • Gather details about testing priorities and focus
  • Preparation of test plan / strategy document for various types of testing
  • Test effort estimation
  • Create test scenarios
  • Create test cases, automation scripts (if applicable)
  • Prepare requirement traceability matrix (RTM)
  • Execute tests as per plan
  • Document test results, and log defects for failed cases
  • Map defects to test cases in RTM
  • Retest the defect fixes
  • Track the defects to closure

Desired Experience/ Skills:

  • Experience (5+ years) in the field of IT and Testing in the BFSI (Banking and Financial Industry) domain.
  • Strong Domain skills – Must have working experience in Capital Markets across modules and instruments especially
  • Derivatives (Bonds, Options, Futures, Swaps)
  • Experience and in-depth understanding of the Software Testing principles.
  • Experience with Applications in Front/Middle Office operations.
  • Knowledge in at least one Trading Platform (e.g., Fidessa/Calypso/Summit)
  • Experience in testing BFSI Domain applications with a proper understanding of the Trade Lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of FIX Protocol.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Understanding the user requirements and application capabilities by reading BRD, FSD and application user manuals.
  • Work closely with Business (Test case reviews) and IT teams (deployments/fixes)
  • Good knowledge of Windows and SQL.
  • Defect Management – Articulation of defects in detailed manner, assigning defects to technical teams, capturing target fix dates and resolution comments from IT
  • Co-ordinate with Project/ Program managers with clear communications.
  • Ability to drive the project Initiatives on your own. Plan and execute activities based on project milestones and independently manage communications.
  • Adept at providing Testing, Technical and Domain expertise by guidance to team.
  • Good communication, presentation skills and problem-solving skills.
  • HP ALM – Highly desirable

Job Features

Job CategoryBanking, Connectivity, Finance, Operations, Technology

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