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Senior Test Analyst - FX

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Job Summary

  • City of London
  • Contract
  • BBBH767563
  • Oct 02, 2020
  • £450 - £500 pd
Job Description

Senior Test Analyst - FX - Banking - Automation - London

A leading investment bank based in London have a requirement for a Senior FX Test Analyst to join their team on an initial 6-month contract paying £500 PAYE. This is an exciting opportunity to be part a large multi-asset eCommerce trading system development & QA team. The team is responsible for the design and development of an exclusive set of systems that will differentiate the bank in its core markets.

Key Skills;

  • Proven experience working on complex platforms
  • Experience in automating tests, preferably using custom frameworks in Python or similar languages
  • Experience working on large scale FX projects
  • Have extensive experience working within the investment or wholesale banking industries.
  • Demonstrate a strong general knowledge of banking business systems and a deep understanding of FX flows from front to back office systems.
  • Possess an understanding of FX Pricing and trading.
  • Possess excellent communication skills to facilitate accurate and efficient communication across globally distributed development and test teams.
  • Possess proven and strong SQL & UNIX skills.
  • Fully understand the FIX API, insofar as it pertains to FX platforms, including Market Data (ESP), Quote (RFQ), Orders, Post-trade, etc.
  • Demonstrate experience in System Integration Testing with Trade Processing systems

Some of the Key Responsibilities;

  • Design and execute high-quality test cases based on accurate business requirements analysis.
  • Maintain a testing structure to facilitate future additions / amendments and ongoing execution.
  • Champion and implement testing automation at every opportunity using best of breed software tools for both server side and client-side components.
  • Demonstrate effective and accurate test scheduling skills in line with other project deliverables.
  • Ensure that testing cycles can be understood by a wide audience; not just by testers.
  • Troubleshoot QA environments, diagnosing and resolving issues prior to, and during, formal testing.
  • Perform root cause analysis of issues to assist in determining the source of problems.
  • Utilise Jira to effectively categorise and track issues raised during the testing cycle.
  • Undertake strategic test planning & develop a strategic testing approach for each service in support of the FM eCommerce strategy.
  • Identify and analyse strategic testing opportunities and initiatives on a global basis.
  • Participate in regular testing review meetings and conduct proactive data analysis on all metrics, including daily, weekly and monthly reports.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

James Rossiter
James Rossiter
  • Team Leader
  • +00442070920163
  • jrossiter@morganmckinley.com