Senior QA Analyst Consultant (6 month contract) Senior QA Analyst Consultant (6 month contract) …

Chicago Mercantile Exchange
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 19
Competitive
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Sep 19
Competitive
Senior QA Analyst Consultant (6 month contract)
Description
CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. We're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

To learn more about what a career at CME Group can offer you, visit us at  www.wherefuturesaremade.com .

The Quality Assurance Analyst will join a London based QA team, itself forming part of the CME QA group verifying a Fixed-Income real-time electronic trading platform. As such the role entails QA responsibility for a variety of regional and global projects throughout the SDLC. Principal responsibilities will be:
    Requirements analysis
    Test specification, test script creation and maintenance 
    Test planning and strategy
    Automated and Manual execution of test scripts, status reporting and documentation of results
    Raising test issues via defect tracking system and managing to resolution
    Attending project meetings to report status and to take follow up actions needed
    UAT coordination

Competencies
    A very solid understanding of traditional and agile methodologies, their application and best practice
    Strong organisational skills and excellent analytical and decision-making abilities
    Service driven, adaptable, resilient and capable of working to deadlines
    Excellent attention to detail
    A readiness to embrace ownership of tasks and responsibility for delivering high quality results
    Ability to quickly understand and apply unfamiliar technical and business concepts 
    Ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively to support multiple concurrent projects
    Excellent written and oral communication skills; concise and confident
    Strong initiative and the flexibility to work individually or as part of a team
 
Professional/Technical Skills
    Proven exposure to fixed income markets and an excellent understanding of associated products
    Experienced in using Jira for requirements management and defect tracking
    Familiarity with HP Quality Centre software preferable
    Ability to identify and realise opportunities for improving the efficiency of existing processes
 
Qualifications and experience
    Considerable experience with multi-tiered complex fixed-income trading systems
    Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    Ability to work/interface with multiple Lines of Business and geographies
    B.Sc. Computer Science or technical certification and/or experience
    Proven experience of testing over the full SDLC on complex client-server systems
    Track record of delivering high quality detailed work in security sensitive systems
    Experience testing applications that utilise a central limit orderbook
 

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