VIE-Quality Assurance and Business Analyst
Newedge - Chicago, IL

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FUNCTIONAL JOB TITLE: VIE-Quality Assurance and Business Analyst

DURATION: 12 to 18 months


DEPARTMENT AND P/L CODE: CSTP-IT (Clearing/STP Technologies, Americas)


Newedge offers global, multi-asset brokerage services on a range of listed and OTC derivatives and securities. Formed from a joint venture between Société Générale and Crédit Agricole CIB, we benefit from the support of our two AA-rated shareholders, and are independently managed and regulated.

Newedge is a world leader in multi-asset execution, and offers a complete set of clearing, prime brokerage and financing services. Newedge is headquartered in Paris, and with offices in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe-Middle East, we offer access to more than 80 global exchanges, and have a presence in 23 locations across 17 countries. Our business is driven by delivering industry leading solutions to our clients, who are served by teams of multi-lingual employees located in the world’s key financial centers.

Newedge is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Newedge, visit .

The IT Clearing Development team is looking for one VIE to participate to the Quality Assurance programme.


The Quality Assurance and Business Analyst’s main responsibility is to work on establishing best practices around Quality Assurance for Newedge Post-Trade system. The analyst will mainly work on use case scenario, test environment preparation, test execution and quality assurance design. The VIE acts as a liaison between Newedge IT Clearing Development team and end-users. This includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities outlined below:
  • Provide Business Analysis for custom development: gather functional and technical requirements and write specifications.
  • Prepare/document/manage/execute test case scenario for all of our STP applications: trade load, allocations, reconciliations, etc.
  • Enhance automation levels of procurement of test environments.
  • Enhance interaction levels across multiple testing platforms.
  • Develop a Quality Assurance culture following Agile/Scrum, ITIL and 12 Basics standard
  • Enhance documentation and knowledge sharing by preparing group training
  • Prepare guidelines around capacity testing, in line with our global capacity programme
  • Prepare guidelines around our Source Code Repository procedures
  • Help implement our SDLC process Phase II across all teams and applications.
  • Perform end to end testing on small to large projects


  • Excellent analytical skills and self-starter with ability to take ownership of tasks and assignments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (organized and to the point)
  • Excellent organization skills (note taking, follow-up calls, form filing, etc.) in order to track out-standing issues for rapid and accurate solutions.
  • Excellent ability to learn from documentation manuals and ‘on the job’ training.
  • Adaptable, reliable, quality-oriented.
  • Ability to follow-up with numerous end-users or application owners within the framework of global implementations.
  • Fluent English
  • Very good practice of the Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Good working knowledge in Java/J2EE platform based software analysis/design and development projects
  • Strong database development and design using SQL Server & T-SQL – SSIS/SSRS knowledge a plus
  • Have a good knowledge of development environment/frameworks such as Eclipse, Ant, Maven, Junit, SVN

  • Knowledge of Spring Source frameworks such as Spring Integration a strong plus
  • Have a good understanding of financial markets and especially Listed Derivatives a plus
  • Have a good understanding of using Agile & Scrum a plus
  • Experience working within the financial industry at an Investment Bank or a FCM.
  • Experience in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC): user requirements gathering, technical specification writing, test script design, UAT and regression testing, user sign-off and deployment.




Based in Chicago and reporting to the IT Clearing Development Manager located in Chicago.


High – able to lead initiatives on his/her own and deliver on time within a fast paced and global environment.


Graduate School , Master of Sciences or equivalent ( Ecole d’ingénieur , University).

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