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Quality Assurance - Test Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00040
Location: NYC, New York
Our Client is a Global Financial Services Firm located in downtown NY, they are seeking a  Quality Assurance - Test Engineer - Vice President -
Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.
 
YOUR IMPACT
 
Quality Engineering Platform team is a global, multi-disciplinary team responsible for researching, designing, testing and building world-class tools, practices and systems to improve software quality across the firm. Partnering with colleagues from across the technology and business teams, QE solves critical problems, strengthens essential systems and provides training and internal consultancy on quality of software engineering and testing.
 
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Develop Software to automate testing of new and existing products within a Technology Business Unit using industry standard tooling/best practices.
  • Create and implement Testing strategy for new and existing projects. Work across teams to drive continuous quality uplift of systems through automation.
  • Develop test automation tools or uplift existing tools in collaboration with the firms Platform team.
  • Automate collection and analysis of quality metrics in order to ensure software quality is not compromised over time.
  • Work with Core Quality Assurance Engineering team and a firmwide community of Test Engineers to create/share Testing best practices and drive its adoption.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
 
Basic Qualifications
  • Good understanding of programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, C++, Python, Scala (depending on area)
  • Hands-on experience in at least one programming language listed above.
  • Excellent Communication, Influencing, Relationship building skills
  • Experience with test automation through writing unit/integration/system tests for large systems.
  • Experience using test automation tools (e.g. Selenium, TestNG/Junit, Cucumber/Fitnesse/Jbehave, Karma/Jasmine others depending on area)
  • Experience with Agile Development methodology.
  • Passionate about improving Software Quality and driving best practices.