Test Lead-INSIDE IR35-MUST HAVE TRADING SYSTEM EXPERIENCE

Recruiter
Reed Technology
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Test Lead-INSIDE IR35-MUST HAVE TRADING SYSTEM EXPERIENCE

The role will involve:

  • 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.

They will know and follow good testing practice employing efficient methods and be able to navigate through the work quickly and effectively to tight timescales. Good communication skills and a pro-active "can-do" approach are essential for this role. Good people skills feature very highly.



Experience

  • At least 2 years' experience of working in as Test Specialist role in 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.


Qualifications



* ISTQB or equivalent







Knowledge

  • Knowledge of financial processes and applications would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of trading systems preferred
  • Knowledge of good practice testing methods


Skills

  • Ability to multi-task and balance this with the ability to consistently deliver work to schedule
  • Good management skills, plus a team player & mentor.
  • Proactive, hands-on approach, self starter that is able to taking the initiative
  • Strong inter-personal skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Highly structured, organised and meticulous approach to work, with strong analytical skills and a determined approach with an eye for detail.
  • Flexible and adaptable e.g. to smaller working environments
  • Strong self-motivation
  • Experience of TFS Test Specialist advantageous.


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

Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81466224

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