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QA Tester

QA Tester

  • location

    United Kingdom

  • sector:

    Technology, Financial Services

  • job type:

    Contract

  • salary:

    £425

  • Contact:

    Tristan Brown

  • job ref:

    #2211

  • published:

    9 months ago

  • expiry date:

    2018-01-14

Our Client is looking for a Software Tester to work on their market leading portfolio modelling and management tools, compliance and trading functions for asset managers; thinkFolio. 

This position will be focussed on executing manual tests and working to improve the automation of these tests over time.

What do you need?

  • Experience working in Buy-side Front Office systems.
  • Experience of working as a software tester in a Front Office Systems environment in a buyside firm or buyside software company
  • Direct Experience of thinkFolio is not a requirement, but would be an advantage.
  • Good understanding of investment management across all asset types and geographies
What will you be responsible for? 
  • Execute manual software tests following outline instructions. Interpret results and decide whether software  is working correctly.
  • Accurately report software defects using the thinkFolio issue management system, and as necessary explain problems to developers. Work closely with developers to bring problems to resolution.
  • Enhance test scripts as software evolves to accurately reflect current software capability
  • Enhance test scripts to expand coverage of the documented test process
  • Identify areas that can effectively be automated and collaborate with developers and other testers to deliver automation.
Who will you be? 
  • Adept at building and maintaining trusted and credible relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail, with ability to clearly communicate the nature of a software defect
  • Ability to understand the impact of a software defect and make appropriate decisions about the priority of the defect
  • A genuine enjoyment of testing software
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Organized, able to multi-task, and have positive attitude to achieve deadlines
  • Strong problem solving, written and communication skills.