SSUSA Job #671: Senior QA Analyst

Job Description




The Quality Assurance Analyst will join a Jersey City based QA team, itself forming part of our Global QA group. As such the role entails QA responsibility for a variety of regional and global projects throughout the SDLC.


           Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a formal QA environment in financial services 


·         MUST HAVE exposure and experience with Market Surveillance and Market Reporting applications (about 3 – 5 years’ experience) 

·         MUST HAVE 3 – 5 years’ experience in a team lead role within QA  



Requirements analysis

 Test specification, test script creation and maintenance

 Test planning and strategy

 Manual execution of test scripts

 Managing resolution of test issues via defect tracking system

 Attending project meetings to report status and to take follow up actions needed

 UAT support



 Exposure to global financial markets and a broad understanding of financial products

 Exposure to Market Surveillance and Market Reporting applications 

 Familiarity with HP Quality Centre software preferable

 Ability to identify and realize opportunities for improving the efficiency of existing processes 



 A very solid understanding of test methodologies and best practice and their application

 Strong organizational skills and excellent analytical and decision making abilities

 Service driven, adaptable, resilient and capable of working to deadlines

 Excellent attention to detail

 A readiness to embrace ownership of tasks and responsibility for delivering high quality results

 Ability to quickly understand and apply unfamiliar technical and business concepts

 Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively to support multiple concurrent projects

 Excellent written and oral communication skills; concise and confident

 Strong initiative and the flexibility to work individually or as part of a team  



 Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a formal QA environment 

 Experience testing market surveillance systems.

 Proven experience of testing over the full SDLC on complex client-server systems

 Track record of delivering high quality detailed work in security sensitive systems

 Knowledge of fixed income markets (desirable)

 ISTQB foundation certificate (desirable)






Job Location
Jersey City/New York City

Position Type