Senior QA Engineer

Research & Development : System Integration · Belfast, Belfast
Department Research & Development : System Integration
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

What You’ll Do

At Exegy we take pride in developing high quality solutions in a demanding and highly competitive industry. You are on the critical front-line of upholding the standards of product quality and reliability that our customers demand.

As a Senior QA Engineer, you are detail-oriented, thorough, and creative. You will mentor other team members and lead by example to uphold and raise the QA standard.

You work well with both local and remote teams, are a great communicator and take pride in helping build and improve our products and our customer’s user experience.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for the quality assurance of new product developments, feature enhancements, and maintenance updates across a range of components.

You will work closely with software developers and business analysts or experts to develop test strategies, test plans and test cases for both automated test execution and manual test execution.

You will maintain and extend automated testing frameworks and apply your creativity to leverage automation as much as possible.

You are already or will become a product and industry expert and you will mentor other team members in the domain, products and QA processes.

Our DART products analyze the usage of market data from market data vendors, and provide transparency of this process within our clients organization. The team also provide a managed service for the administration of client’s market data usage and identifying cost saving opportunities. 

The successful applicant will make a highly visible contribution to the end-to-end delivery of our analysis and reporting system.  They will be an active member of our QA team, working to ensure developed features are fully tested pre-launch and assuring that our test suites and processes continue to evolve.   You’ll be adept at identifying and remediating data quality issues and able to produce first-rate test plans that can be leveraged for both manual and automated testing.  


Key Accountabilities

  • Contributing to the full test lifecycle, including analysis & design, implementation, test execution and release processes
  • Management of tasks and projects to agreed deadlines
  • Strong client focus, with an emphasis on quality and stability in line with service level agreements
  • Deep understanding of proven QA techniques and demonstratable experience working with teams to fully understand requirements, establish appropriate test cases, execute tests, and report on testing outcomes of functional and non-functional testing, boundary testing, and other exploratory tests as required to assure system stability and operation
  • Mentor junior team members on QA processes, technology and business domain
  • Desire to continually scrutinize and implement appropriate improvements to the testing process


Knowledge Skills & Experience Required

Essential:

  • Based in the Belfast area
  • At least 5 years’ experience overall in software engineering and/or quality assurance
  • Including at least 3 years’ experience in software development or test automation with experience defining and setting up testing automation processes and tools
  • Solid understanding of Windows operating systems and testing in Windows environments
  • Cross-platform experience (Linux and Microsoft Windows);
  • Experience in QA of both UI and API or message-protocol based interfaces;
  • Experience with the installation of software including DLLs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proven experience of working collaboratively with Development and Product Management teams and ensure appropriate QA occurs
  • Experience with continuous integration / continuous delivery systems and processes;
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software or Electrical Engineering or other related discipline; or a proven track record of QA and/or software development experience in a similar

Desirable:

  • Practical knowledge and experience in Agile Development and/or Testing Processes;
  • Experience working with financial software systems like Bloomberg or Reuters
  • SQL & Python Experience a plus
  • Understanding JSON files
  • Experience of using Looker BI tool or similar BI tools
  • Proficiency in MS office / Git / Jira and other similar tools
  • Capital-markets and/or Financial Services knowledge (Trading, Market Data, protocols)

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  • Location
    Belfast, Belfast
  • Department
    Research & Development : System Integration
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced