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Job ID1805
Job TitleQA Test Analyst
Permanent/Contract Permanent
Travel (%) 
Date Posted 9/11/2019
State/Province ON
Job Description A bank in Downtown Toronto is seeking a QA analyst for a year contract. The Quantitative Trading Solutions group work on the trading floor and manage US and Canadian stocks and equities. This algorithmic trading group’s main customers are buying pension funds and mutual funds in large quantities. • Project: The successful candidate will be assigned to an algorithmic product that is maturing and moving to a new software within the next year. This new product is around 50% complete in the SDLC cycle and requires a QA test analyst to support the developers as they continue to build and migrate the new software. • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to cross multiple lines of business as they autonomously develop and support the new algorithmic trading platform for traders and end users. Typical Day in Role • Execute test plans, scenarios, scripts or procedures • Test system modifications to prepare for implementation • Develop testing programs that addresses areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, or usability • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers • Identify, analyze and document problems with program function, output, online screen or content • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes • Create or maintain databases of known test defects • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates The position will be 80 % dedicated testing and contributing to development of new trading platform (built on Java) - 20% of time will be allocated to testing Electronic Trading System (ETS) with manual testing methods as needed
Job Requirements Must Have Skills: 1) 3 + years Capital Markets experience – specifically within trading systems 2) 2 + years’ experience working with Fix 4.2 (trading language used in Cap Markets; they are on version 6.42) 3) 2 + years’ experience with Java Development Nice-To-Have Skills: - Hands on experience with Cucumber is a plus and will be prioritized (the team will be primarily using Cucumber for development of test cases) - Hands on experience with Continuous Integration / DevOps tools: Jenkins, Maven, Jira is a plus - Hands on experience with TDD and BDD methods for SDLC projects will be prioritized Degrees or certifications: • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
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