QA Tester (Online Trading)

Recruiter
IG Markets UK
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are global leaders in the online trading industry and seeking a bright, enthusiastic QA Tester to ensure the quality of the Nadex product offering: Binaries and Bull Spreads. As a QA Tester you will test newly developed software, existing software upgrades and deployments to ensure quality is maintained to the highest standard.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

• Work within the Quality Assurance team to test new functionality within Nadex platform, planning regression testing for the features being worked on.
• Converse directly with the Business and IT teams to ensure suitable understanding of requirements and required test coverage
• Raise and manage any defects identified throughout the software development life cycle
• Contribute to the IG Group Quality Assurance strategy
• Work as part of an Agile/Scrum development team

Minimum Requirements
• You MUST be degree educated, having achieved a 2:1 or above in Computer Science (or other technical discipline) and have good A-Level results
• Experience of testing a transactional web platform.
• Understanding of testing methodologies and their application, including UAT and System Testing
• Understands and can demonstrate what Integration testing and regression testing is
• Energetic and analytical approach to problem solving
• Able to use necessary tools to debug problems with the software
• Ability to demonstrate understanding of software testing techniques
• Interest in Automation, QA, financial markets, trading and a willingness to learn more about them

Highly Desirable:
• Domain knowledge of Spreadbetting and Binaries
• ISEB Software Testing Foundation Certified
• Comfortable using Java/JBehave (or similar) to write automated tests
• Experience in testing with a real desire to progress your career
• Understanding of Trading platform
• Experience of iterative/agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP, DSDM, RUP etc.)
• Knowledge of financial industry, especially CFDs, Equities, FX and Futures
• Previous automation experience on a trading platform


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