SSUSA Job #679: Senior QA Automation Engineer

Job Description






The Quality Assurance Analyst will join a New York City based QA team, As such the role entails QA responsibility for a variety of regional and global projects throughout the SDLC. Principal responsibilities will be:




  • Researched, recommended and implemented testing tools for the QA effort (VeriFIX, QTP, Selenium, Python)

  • Excellent verbal and written communicationskills


Good software development/scripting skills in common languages like VB, JAVA, PERL ,C++, and/or bash, etc


  • Made extensive use of VeriFIX to perform both functional and performance testing with FIXmessages

  • Develop and execute automated test scripts for requirement validation, integration, regression, performance and usabilitytesting


          Create and maintain test automation to support regression and Health CHECK testing




  • Work with Developers, Project Management, and Client Support to isolate, clarify and document both functional and technicalissues.

  • Ensure that the platform was stable for user acceptancetesting

  • Produce status reports related to the testing progress, including test results and defecttracking


  • MUSTS……….

  • A very solid understanding of test methodologies and best practice and theirapplication

  • Strong organisational skills and excellent analytical and decision makingabilities

  • Service driven, adaptable, resilient and capable of working todeadlines

  • Excellent attention todetail

  • Areadinesstoembraceownershipoftasksandresponsibilityfordeliveringhighqualityresults

  • Ability to quickly understand and apply unfamiliar technical and businessconcepts

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively to support multiple concurrentprojects

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; concise andconfident

  • Strong initiative and the flexibility to work individually or as part of ateam




  • Exposure to global financial markets and a broad understanding of financialproducts

  • Familiarity with HP Quality Centre softwarepreferable

  • Ability to identify and realise opportunities for improving the efficiency of existingprocesses




  • Experience 5+ years automation testing experience with multi-tiered complex trading systems in the financialindustry

  • 3+ Year experience in FIX automationtesting

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimalsupervision

  • Ability to work/interface with multiple Lines of Business andgeographies

  • Good understanding of object orientedprogramming

  • B.S. Computer Science or technical certification and/orexperience

  • Proven experience of testing over the full SDLC on complex client-serversystems

  • Track record of delivering high quality detailed work in security sensitivesystems




  • Knowledge of fixed income markets(desirable)

  • ISTQB foundation certificate(desirable)

send your resume to CLIFF@SSUSA.COM

Job Location
Jersey City/New York City

Position Type