Senior FIX Test Analyst

Employer
IHS Markit
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jul 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Senior FIX Test Analyst

London, Ropemaker Place

Department overview:

The thinkFolio Quality Assurance team comprises of highly skilled and experienced testing professionals located in Europe and India. The team supports and ensures the high quality of software produced by the thinkFolio technology team by independently verifying that functionality conforms to business requirements using a combination of manual and technical testing techniques. The team is also responsible for verifying technical aspects of the implementation including the performance and scalability of the platform.

Position summary

IHS Markit is looking for an experienced QA engineer to join its technology organisation in London and help drive the delivery and quality of the platform's market connectivity features. This position requires a strong understanding of the trading lifecycle and will require hands-on FIX testing using proprietary tools.

The thinkFolio platform is embarking on an ambitious programme of technology modernization while specifically investing on its market connectivity infrastructure. A strong quality harness will be key to the firm's success in delivering this programme of work. This role is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an ambitious technology programme run by a team of industry experts.

Successful applicants for this role:
  • Must have experience working in the Asset Management or Financial Services industry
  • Must have solid experience FIX protocol experience.
  • Must have a strong understanding of the trade life cycle and ideally have worked on PMS/OMS implementations.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Should be comfortable with SQL
  • Must have strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Should be growth oriented, confident, self-starter and a team player.
  • This position is a hands-on test role but any experience with automation will be a significant advantage


Day to Day Specification
  • Work with existing QA, development and product stakeholders to build high quality market connectivity features
  • Take ownership of testing capabilities for the platform's FIX and market connectivity capabilities
  • Design and maintain end to end test cases that feed into the thinkFolio FIX Test Suite.
  • Gain a strong understanding of thinkFolio's Pre & Post trade message FIX flows and order lifecycle implementation
  • Take ownership of the team's FIX automation capabilities and help automation engineers continuously grow coverage


FIX Testing & Automation
  • Take ownership of the team's FIX automation capabilities and help automation engineers continuously grow coverage

Desirable
  • Working with different trading systems/asset classes.
  • Working experience with Portfolio or Order Management Systems for Asset Management is a significant advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of financial markets.
  • Knowledge of industry-leading FIX Test tools such as VeriFIX.


Education and experience
  • Degree equivalent or relevant Industry experience.
  • ISEB or ISTQB qualification.
  • Experience of different Test techniques like Functional, Regression & Non-Functional testing.
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