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QA Engineer -Geneva

Date:  Feb 8, 2021
City:  New York City
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

The Client is a global investment management firm, built on a sophisticated operating system at scale. We seek to pursue a diverse array of investment strategies, and we empower our employees to deliver exceptional outcomes and enable our portfolio managers to do what they do best – navigate the markets and is undertaking a significant multi-year effort to implement a new global portfolio accounting system. As part of this new development, we will be building new systems to interface with the Advent Geneva Accounting System, both in-bound and out-bound. In addition, a new data warehouse will be developed to build a suite of reporting and data interfaces to the firms GL systems and other parts of the firm.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in planning, developing, and executing comprehensive test plans for this platform. As a member of the QA team, you will work closely with the development, BA and support teams to understand the application’s features, workflows and architecture to develop test cases to ensure that the application is thoroughly tested before releasing into production.

Required Skills

  1. 5+ years of experience in QA/Software Testing within Financial Services Technology
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  3. Proven experience owning the QA testing strategy for an application
  4. Understanding of different testing types – regression testing, ad hoc testing, integration testing, performance testing, etc.
  5. Strong automation skills – preferably JAVA
  6. Solid understanding of Web/UI testing
  7. Strong knowledge of building tests for RESTful APIs
  8. Must be strong in SQL and general database technologies
  9. Be able to query & quickly compare large datasets
  10. Must have the ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  11. Must have prior experience working with applications on Windows and Unix platforms
  12. Must have strong understanding of CI/CD best practices including use of various testing tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, etc.

Desired Skills

  1. Experience with SS&C Advent Geneva is a huge plus
  2. Experience testing or working with portfolio accounting and reporting applications
  3. Experience working with applications running on AWS is a plus

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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