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Lead Software Tester - Finance Testing

Job Title: Lead Software Tester - Finance Testing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14470/B/KS/111119_1573474435
Contact Name: Testing Team
Contact Email: testing@client-server.com
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Lead Software Tester / Lead Software Tester (Manual / Automation JIRA Agile). Are you a Senior Test Analyst with finance testing experience looking to progress to a lead QA role?

You could be joining a City based trading firm to ensure the accuracy and quality of complex real-time Pricing and Risk systems.

As a Lead Software Tester you will partner with BAs, Software Developers and other Test Analysts to review business and technical requirements and prepare test cases in an Agile, Front Office trading environment. You'll remain hands-on, defining and executing test cases in a systematic and logical way, raising defects and preparing reports on test coverage as well as conducting regular regression testing across all Pricing / Risk and Quantitative strategies, producing and maintaining regression test packs. You'll mainly be using test automation techniques but will also get involved with manual testing where appropriate.

As a senior member of the team you will help to mentor more junior Test Analysts and help to drive best practice, gaining valuable leadership experience.

You'll be working in an informal atmosphere in the City with a good work life balance, casual dress code, bright and spacious offices with a peaceful work environment and flexible working hours (37.5 hour week).

Requirements:
*Extensive QA testing background with a broad knowledge of test best practices
*Experience in a financial services environment, ideally Front Office trading
*Experience of using JIRA or similar
*Ability to script with Python, bash or similar
*Basic understanding of Java
*Logical mindset with strong analysis and problem solving skills
*Experience of working in an Agile Scrum team
*Collaborative and happy to mentor / share knowledge with others

As a Lead Software Tester you will earn a competitive salary (to £70k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Lead Software Tester / Senior Test Analyst opportunity.