QA Analyst (Manual testing)
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance test analyst with a strong background in financial software/markets/instruments.
Working within the UnaVista team, part of a leading UK investment and financial services company, you will be responsible for the QA of regulatory, post trade, reconciliation and data solutions.
To be successful in this job, you should have previous software testing experience and a confirmed software delivery background preferably within some of the following areas:
Regulatory reporting - e.g. MiFIR, EMIR, SFTR (and ideally knowledge of regulations from ESMA, FCA and other Regulators and Venues)
Post trade services - e.g. trade confirmations, clearing
Matching and reconciliation - Trade Repository / Regulator
Due to the nature of the UnaVista Platform and Solutions, technical knowledge and experience will expedite your acclimatization to this position.
QA testing the UnaVista Platform and Solutions as per the defined requirements, assisting with the creation of documents in conjunction with other Scrum team members.
Complete the internal QA testing (and client facing user acceptance testing), applying appropriate change control practices to mitigate scope creep and overall project risk.
Involved in refinement and improvement of QA processes with the purpose of growing control and efficiency.
Adaptable to Agile methodology
Working to agreed project schedule and workload
Accurate and timely reporting of progress and identified issues
Responding to internal and external project partners.
Candidate Profile / Key Skills
3+ years working as a QA professional, ideally with experience at either a financial software vendor or financial institution, and Higher education ideally in Computer Sciences.
Good financial industry knowledge; ability to communicate and understand both technical and financial terminology used.
Familiar with Agile methodology
Knowledge of SQL (beginner level)
ISTQB Foundation certificate or higher testing certification would be a plus
Java knowledge would be a plus
As a QA test analyst you will liaise on a regular basis with project teams and partners, primarily for the purpose of fulfilling the core QA functions. The ability to adapt and scale on demand is essential as you may be required for parallel project engagements or to act as a dedicated resource for a significant/strategic project. Communication and interaction are important to potentially across a wide section of individuals and departments both internally and client-facing.
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:
Pillar 3 Supplemental Pension;
25 days' holiday a year;
Private medical insurance;
Group life insurance policy;
Share Purchase Plan;
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.
Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.
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