Quality Assurance Analyst - Information Technology New York
Within SOCIETE GENERALE's Corporate and Investment Banking arm, the MARK department focuses on all asset classes including equity, equity derivatives, forex, credit, commodities products and services. The ITEC department is the Information Technology department of SG within the Investment bank. It provides global solution with in house developments support its operational processes and secure its business growth. ITEC is a worldwide entity spread across Americas, Asia and Europe. It is composed of Project Managers, Business Analysts, Developers, Quality assurance and Application Support representatives. Profile Required
The ITEC/EMM team is developing and maintaining exchange connectivity and high performance front office systems. All development are leveraging on a common framework developed in Americas, Asia and Europe.
A Quality Assurance Analyst within the ITEC/EMM team needs to be familiar with market structure across various asset classes. This includes knowledge of market regulation (FINRA, SEC, CFTC, SRO rules, etc) and market functional analysis.
The Quality Assurance Analyst will be responsible for testing our Electronic Market Making (EMM) trading platforms verifying core functionality, data accuracy, performance, and STP. Successful candidates must have excellent Quality Assurance experience in testing trading platforms in the Fixed Income markets. The role requires a strong ability to work independently and coordinate testing efforts with various groups including Development, Support, and Business. MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES
Day to day responsibilities include but not limited to:
Write test scenarios and test scripts based upon Product specification documents and business user interactions as well as create test scenarios based on understanding of systems in order to Integration testing, regression test, new functionality and stress/performance conditions Build test repository and document all test cases
Create automated test cases where possible
Document test progress and incident tracking
Perform functional, integration, and performance testing of trading applications
Execute test cases and execution suites
Track issues found throughout QA lifecycle
Setup test environment and configuration files to perform integration testing
Use database scripts to execute and validate trade data
Required: Expertise as Quality Assurance Analyst or Business Analyst in Global Investment Bank.
Knowledge of Market Structure across various asset classes (equities, derivatives, commodities, forex, and fixed income).
Skills in interfacing with business clients (front office, middle office) to comprehend and document business requirements and their priority as well as develop technical or user process solutions.
Skills in interfacing with teams of developers, solid familiarity with major SDLC approaches (accent on Agile methods family).
Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects.
Required: Knowledge of Client/Server Electronic Trading applications
Knowledge of various QA testing tools and automation
Competency in SQL
Knowledge of FIX & Binary Connectivity
Knowledge of UNIX, LINUX and Windows
Knowledge of trading and brokerage operations - front to back
Python or Perl scripting experience (or equivalent) a plus
Strong communication skills a must
PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
7 year + in an investment banking
BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
A master degree or equivalent would be a plus
At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.
We are an equal opportunities employer
and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents
, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.
Job code: 19000ML3
Business unit: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 22/01/2020