Sunday, October 9, 2011

QA Engineer / Tester - Trading Systems (FIX Protocol); $100-140K + $40K

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My client is a global market leader and innovator in trade execution of credit derivatives. The company operates a hybrid model of voice and electronic execution, and was the first to successfully launch electronic trading for CDS in 2004. In addition to its core execution offering they are the leading industry platform for Delta-Neutral Auctions which provide jump-to-default risk reduction and the company is official co-administrator of the industry standard ISDA Cash Settlement Auctions.
 Requirements
Job Description – Quality Assurance Analyst / Tester

Description
The candidate will perform manual and develop automated testing for our real-time trading platform. This role requires frequent interaction with developers, product managers, and client support analysts in order to ensure that we deliver a quality-trading platform to our users.
  
Responsibilities
  • Strong background in functional testing with the ability to design and develop comprehensive automated test strategy and test cases
  • Strong background in reviewing business and functional requirements in order to produce a test strategy and test cases
  • Automation of regression test scripts
  • Perform manual and automated functional and regression testing on all internally developed applications to certify them for production implementation
  • Report and manage software issues and test activities throughout the software development life cycle
  • Work closely with other QA department members to create/maintain manual and automated regression scripts

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from a four year college or university with a major in computer science, finance or mathematics
  • Minimum 3 Years of hands-on automation scripting experience
  • FIX API testing experience is preferred
  • Must be proficient with one of the existing mainstream automation tools (Only possessing record and playback knowledge is insufficient in this case)
  • Must be proficient in one of the scripting languages. Preferably Perl or Jython
  • Must be proficient with SQL
  • Knowledge of SQA methodologies and practices
  • Extensive knowledge of testing process, testing methodology analysis and defect reporting tools
  • Ability to work independently and productively under pressure
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and decision making ability
  • Knowledge of CDS business and industry is a plus
  • Experience in Load/Performance automation testing is a plus

Send resumes to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé], cory(at)gmsadvisors.com

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