Senior QA Analyst (Data)

Employer: LSEG Romania
Domain:
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 20.05.2022


    Senior QA Analyst (Data)

    Shared Technology - Data Services

    Role Profile

    Data Services for Shared Technology team provides data services for the D&A business. The team is comprised of Data Management, which includes Product Engineering teams, Solution Architects and Quality Assurance team. The team works as a collective to design and build valuable data services for Data and Analytics business.The team is responsible for providing an AWS cloud-based products and On-perm. The content onboarding, Cross Content Cell, Meta Data store, Publishing API, Content Distribution Framework (CDF), Cloud Native, OCS, DAAPI, API Gateways and integrated with Distribution Gateways, Enterprise solutions and Content transformation verticals to support IDPS Platforms.

    Senior QA Analyst will be part of Quality Engineering team and will be engaged and managing QA/Testing projects which has adopted an Agile approach to deliver multiple projects which drive the growth of the product. In Data services we are strengthening our testing and quality engineering capabilities and you will be responsible in driving automated Functional, Regression and System Integration Testing initiatives which ensure we delight our customers with all that we deliver. People are key to achieving this, so working with your team on their professional development will be an important part of your role.

    Role description:

    The candidate must come from a strong test/QA engineering background, working within product engineering teams Data Management, Content onboarding and Distribution, Business and Operations to deliver large-scale product solutions within the Banking/Financial services sector. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of the whole system development and test lifecycle, focusing on test design, test planning, test frameworks and coordinating large scale testing projects within wider cross programme demands and commitments. This role should include working with Development, Business Analysis, Architects, Product Owners, TDMs and other Business stakeholders to manage and deliver products/projects to meet LSEG Quality standards across all the projects' role out to Production.

    The successful candidate will have an excellent QA and analytics skills with experience of a variety of test design techniques, technologies and have business domain expertise on data platforms and experience of delivery in complex fast-moving environments. Excellent communication skills will be vital in this role.

    Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

    • To work within the LSEG Shared Technology Data Services team and be responsible for functional, non-functional, regression and end-to-end certification of Data Services.
    • Work with IDPS QA manager to implement QA strategies across the Data Services QA
    • Work with the existing Data Services QA teams, off-shore QA resources to implement QA strategies to be consistent with the strategies across the Data Services
    • Work with Technology Delivery Management, Product Engineering, Development, Testing, Support, Project Management, Operational Support and Business stakeholders to understand functional and non-functional requirements, agree on acceptance criteria, plan, design and develop test scenarios and take ownership of testing cycle.
    • Must have multi years' testing experience on data applications and cloud based data services technology. Testing experience on tools such as TestRail, Java, TestNG, Jenkins, Amazon S3, Lambda, databases, User Interface, Workflow.
    • Understanding of modern test automation approaches (TDD, BDD etc) and how they fit into a continuous delivery and continuous testing model
    • Must have proven test engineering capability with test scripting in Java or Python experience preferred
    • Manage software testing of both BAU and Project changes working closely with related groups such as Technology Delivery Management, Development, Testing, Support and must have solid understanding of test tools and techniques to perform test planning, analysis and test execution (both manual and automated)
    • Able to manage stakeholder expectations, raise project delivery risks and provide regular status updates.
    • Good understanding of agile processes, participate in backlog grooming sessions and daily sprint
    • Support and assist the Quality Assurance and Testing Manager in the management of quality and test assurance activities across all the product teams and contracted support partners

    Essential Skills/Experience:

    • 4+ years' hands on experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance
    • 3+ years' hands on experience in data services and cloud-based applications testing
    • Experience in creating and maintaining TDD/BDD test automation suits and test frameworks in relation to data platforms
    • Experience in test management tools such as JIRA, Zephyr, Confluence, TestRail
    • Experience in CI/CD pipeline maintenance/monitoring and build tools such as Jenkins, and Maven
    • Good understanding in Data warehousing, Data Migration, and ETL concepts with hands-on experience in ETL testing
    • Strong proficiency in SQL and data manipulations
    • Proficiency in using source code management tools such as Git or GitHub efficiently.
    • Strong communication skills in verbal and written English
    • Strong influencing skills and able to challenge status-quo to deliver best practice solutions
    • Comfortable in operating in a dynamic environment
    • ISEB / ISTQB foundation or above certification
    • Experience in working with AWS cloud services such as S3, Snowflake, amazon RDS, EC2 is a plus
    • Experience in Python data science related libraries such as Pandas, Datacompy, etc. is a plus
    • Experience in data visualization techniques and tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, etc. is a plus
    • Experience in testing on Nonfunctional requirements for Data warehouses/Data Marts and ETL pipelines (Performance, Security, Data governance etc.) is a plus

    Education/ Certifications:

    • A good relevant degree is desirable, but experience and the right approach to work are just as important.
    • ISEB/ISTQB Certified is a plus
    • Scrum/Agile

    Key Behaviour

    • Strong communication skills and good interpersonal relationship skills and strong team player.
    • Being able to develop and contribute to the design of solutions.
    • Being actively involved in all planning sessions and aiding task breakdown and estimation.

    About the London Stock Exchange Group

    At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

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    We are looking for intellectually curious people, interested in the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you a forward thinker and problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast forward your career.

    We maximise each employee's potential through personal development through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    • 25 days' holiday per year
    • 1 additional day off for your Birthday
    • Annual wellness allowance
    • Share Purchase Plan
    • Medical Health Insurance
    • Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
    • Dental Coverage
    • Life insurance
    • Pillar 3 Private Pension
    • Meal Vouchers
    • Flexible Benefits
    • Bookster
    • Volunteering Events
    • Team Buildings

    At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

    LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

    We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

    Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) ("We") may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject.

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