Senior Test Analyst

Employer: IT Shared Services Center for BNP Paribas PF –Central Europe Technologies
  • Engineering
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 25.10.2021
    Short company description

    IT Shared Services Center Central Europe Technologies (CE.T) is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas Personal Finance (BNP Paribas PF), based in Bucharest, which is continually recording a rapid and solid growth, since January 2014.
    CE.T’s core employees are developers with expertise in COBOL, .NET, JAVA, Python, AS 400.
    We are working from anywhere and this includes places abroad within some limits in order to prevent different type of risks and for respecting the laws for taxes. We are also considering opening new working points outside Bucharest.


    What you need to have

    • Communication (production of test report, lessons learnt, training documents...)
    • English language, French or German considered a plus
    • Development in Cobol
    • Development in Java using IDE like Eclipse or IntelliJ (considered a plus)
    • Minimum University degree
    • Minimum 3-6 years experienced in Testing and/or Cobol development
    • Experience in Credit functional domains would be a plus.

    We are also interested to see that

    • You ensure that the results meet the quality standards set by the department and BNP Paribas Personal Finance
    • Your excellent communication skills effectively allows to manage demanding clients and to challenge them with the best solutions
    • You have an attention to detail and very good analytical qualities
    • You are known or willing to be a mentor for people around you
    • You are described as self-driven & autonomous, self-motivated, able to suggest ideas, and show initiatives
    • Keeping up with technical innovation is a must for you
    • You can work simultaneously with several activities in different stages
    • You are experienced and you enjoy working in a changing environment
    • You are pragmatic, with a positive attitude
    • You are capable of making decisions and taking responsibilities for them
    • You are oriented to finding solutions
    • You have good social skills and the ability to integrate in a local team as well as in a distributed team
    • You are customer oriented
    • You can be available for travel (occasionally)


    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide high-level information around CET testing services catalog
    • Explain the test sizing test and describe test approach, in particular in Agile projects, where the test analyst is responsible of the quality within the squad and will have to explain it to the product owner and to the squad team in general
    • Alert the test lead or the product owner (in Agile projects) on potential issues and propose solution to solve the issues
    • Produce reporting/KPI for test progress and Closure using testing tools like HP OCTANE
    • Define Test strategy for the sprint in Agile projects
    • Perform effort estimation regarding testing activities, by using abacus
    • Understand functional requirements, use cases or user stories
    • Create traceability between requirements, user stories and test cases
    • Define test data needs
    • Define test cases, whether in natural language or in Gherkins language (for Behavior Driven Development (BDD) approach) using testing tools like HP ALM and HP OCTANE
    • Create test data, if needed
    • Perform Peer Review on test cases, defects
    • Execute manual or automated test cases, analyze results and open defects
    • Perform Test case capitalization for Regression
    • Record test case for import in HP ALM/Octane using the HP SPRINTER tool
    • Work with automation tools like HP LEAN-FT, with test automation specialist support, in order to:
    o Automate mainframe applications
    o Automate (or provide support) web applications
    o Automate mobile applications
    o Automate API/REST
    o Be knowledgeable in creating an extensive range of test scripts
    • In Agile projects , perform the Sprint's tests lessons learnt + action plan at retrospective ceremony
    • Perform coaching of junior test analysts

    Other info

    CET Mission

    We are proud to develop and maintain strategic business applications and deliver the best level quality for the bank all around the world.

    CET is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, we do not discriminate based on Origin, Age, Gender, Personal belief, or sexual orientation