QA Automation Engineer, Analyst at BGC Partners

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York





Job Description:


Position:

We are a leading global inter-dealer brokerage firm. Our Brokerage Technology Team is looking for a Quality Assurance Automation Engineer to support the delivery of front office and middle office applications for FX trading. The position is based in the downtown NYC financial district.

Responsibilities:


  • Design and implement automation frameworks to aid in testing front and middle office trading systems for FX asset class.
  • Support existing automation frameworks with enhancements and fixes
  • Perform QA-specific light project management, requirements mapping and test plan development; interface with development and business stakeholders
  • Create and document automated processes including test plans, test procedures, and test cases
  • Create and improve existing continuous integration continuous development process

Requirements:

Must Have:


  • A minimum of 2 years QA/Testing experience
  • Solid coding experience using any programming language (Java, JavaScript, python)
  • High proficiency with various test automation strategies and toolsets
  • Solid experience automating Java Swing and HTML5 UI applications
  • Test planning skills; requirements mapping, and test design
  • Strong motivation to work under your own initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of the entire software development lifecycle

Preferred:

  • Experience with Cypress testing tool and javascript
  • Experience with REST API testing
  • Proficient with working on Linux platforms
  • Experience with Python and general scripting
  • Experience with defect reporting and tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Understanding of financial markets
  • Understanding of FIX Protocol
  • Experience with git source control
  • Strong SQL/DB skills





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