Associate - QA Automation Developer - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nomura Asia
  • 18 Jan 19

Instinet (Nomura) is now hiring Associate - QA Automation Developer - Hong Kong

Nomura Overview   

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
Instinet Overview   

As the agency-model execution services arm of the Nomura Group, Instinet Incorporated subsidiaries provide brokerage services to clients in over 65 markets around the world. Through its advanced suite of electronic trading strategies, experienced high-touch trading group, top-ranked Commission Management services, award-winning desktop trading platform, and unparalleled access to insightful analytics, content and unique liquidity, Instinet helps institutions lower overall trading costs and ultimately improve investment performance. For more information, please visit
Job description   
•To develop a strong understanding and translate the business requirements into test scenarios and test cases.
•Develop, maintain and execute test plans for financial trading, market data and RESTful web applications.
•Implement test automation and integrate with existing CI pipelines and reporting tools.
•Assist front-end and back-end developers in the troubleshooting of testing issues.
•Effectively communicate as a team player supporting the overall product development effort.
•Build frameworks for new automation solutions and write test scripts to increase coverage.
•Assist development/QA team members on writing test scripts for the automation projects.
•Maintain, support and extend existing in-house automation for different applications.
•Provide feedback on both technical and business issues to managers.
•Upgrade and maintain unit testing and integration testing environments.

Key Experience & Skills   
•Prior experience in a similar banking and financial services environment with hands on exposure to testing automation domain.
•Confident in programming with Java.
•Ability to demonstrate flexibility in a workplace, and able to multitask in a fast-paced team environment.
•You are an independent, quick learner and effective communicator.
•Strong written and verbal communication. Must be able to clearly describe and discuss problems.
•Experience with scripting languages eg Bash, Perl, Python – preferred.
•Experience with source control tools – preferred.
•Experience in automation frameworks – preferred.
Prior experience in writing in-house solutions for QA automation of server side applications –
•Knowledge of quality assurance and software testing methodologies – preferred.
•Experience with SQL – preferred.
•Experience with Web application – preferred.

Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement   

Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.