Sr QA Analyst - FX trading - $650-700/day
Botsford Associates LLC - New York, NY

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Position Purpose The Foreign exchange IT department of one of the major Investments Banks currently has an exciting opportunity for a Sr QA Analyst to assist the PMOs and development teams to test new or existing software in order to ensure requirements are met The position will be responsible for the creation and execution of test cases based on business requirements to ensure quality delivery of software This handon position will also be required to lead test planning strategy estimation of work requirements and oversee all test phases in scope for the project to ensure they are occurring according to the plan Artifacts management defect management QA governance coordination of test activities request and coordinate environment setup and is accountable for overall QA signoffs for any project assigned as lead Key Accountabilities Sr QA Analyst will be primarily responsible to bull Manage the defined QA processes to ensure all standards are met bull Act as QA representative on complex application development or maintenance projects bull Participate in release meetings for maintenance and development projects ensuring all platform requirements are met bull Analyze project or requirement documents to identify test requirements bull Develop Master Test Strategy and Plan bull Develop the Test Case documents according the Master Test PlanTest Strategy bull Walkthrough the QA Test Cases and the QA Test Plan with the Project team prior to execution bull Execute test cases bull CoordinateDocument actual test results and responsible for the endtoend tracking of all issues found bull Walk through the QA Test Results with the project Team and communicate status to Project leaders bull Assist in defect investigation and escalation bull Adaptable provide backup to other QA testing projects as required bull Provide the QA Analyst responsible for automation with application functionality work flow bull Use definednew methodologies and software to test new technologiessystem functionality of moderate to difficult complexity to ensure business acceptance user acceptance and system integration bull Leadsdirects the software test automation effort by developing formal test cases bull Collaborates with other areas within IT to identify and improve testing tools and approaches bull Use QA software tools for defect management bull Effectively communicates and builds rapport with team members stakeholders and business partners using a variety of techniques and collaboration from initiation to close bull Facilitates complex group meetings and conducts information gathering sessions bull Resolves conflictsissues and escalates others as appropriate bull Continually enhances own skills and builds knowledge in all aspects of the organization the business and information systems Overall your main accountabilities will be broken down as follows 60 QA test planning Execution 20 Documentation 20 Relationships Communication Job Requirements (Knowledge Experience) Our minimum requirements to ensure your success in this role are bull Excellent knowledge of Fixed Income trade flows and products bull bull Experience in front office applications testing bull Minimum 5 years of experience in production or test support environment Education BABS Apply to email submitbotsforditcom QA / Testing experience with Fixed Income Trading Systems (5+ years)