Test Specialist (Investment Banking)

Certes Computing Limited
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Test Specialist (Investment Banking) Contract role based in London.

Duration: 6 months to start asap...

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Role Overview:

Our Government Client require an experienced "hands on" Test Specialist to join their delivery team and lead the testing activity in support of their Trading System Replacement project. We require the candidate to possess a strong background of testing ideally in Investment Banking Operational environments.

Essential skills/experience required:

At least 2 year's experience of working as a Test Specialist within an operational environment with time-critical activities (ideally finance - investment banking)

Defining test strategies using a recognised structured approach

Experience of automated testing is desirable

Testing in-house developed application software as well as 3rd party products

End to end testing of critical business processes

Managing small test teams and associated resources

Leading System Testing and User Acceptance testing.


ISTQB or equivalent


Knowledge of financial processes and applications would be an advantage

Knowledge of trading systems preferred

Knowledge of good practice testing methods

Desirable Tools knowledge

Microsoft TFS Test Specialist, Visual Studio.

Selenium Web Driver, JMeter

OMR, Reuters, Bloomberg, Arcontech MVCS, Swift, Trading Systems

Testing Microsoft .Net development

V Model

Duties include:

Defining, agreeing and documenting the test strategy at the planning stage of the project

Test planning including writing test plans and scripts

Management and maintenance of efficient testing procedures, templates & re-usable scripts

Supervision and management of test environments

Manage the work of testing resources, working closely with the Project Manager.

Ensure quality through controlling the sign-off and release of changes prior to implementation

Carrying out testing activities, as required.

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.
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