Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


QA Test Engineer - 90225203
Primary Location:US-New York-745 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:13 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
QA Test Engineer
Whippany, NJ

AVP QA Software Engineer to Test and support the Cash Equities Division in the Americas region. QA Engineer focused on delivering high quality software and hands on Manual testing for Equities Trading applications. You will be working on global systems and projects in a collaborative work environment. This role will ideally suit an experienced manual tester with some experience of banking and financial products.

What will you be doing?
•Requires to work closely with Project Leads in the testing of various applications used to support the trading business globally, which include release timeline & management, prioritization of resources and ultimate responsibility to delivery of bug free production release with improved coverage.
•Responsible for testing/supporting across multiple different business flows and regions, including Cash Equities, Program & Single Stock flow– Front, Middle & Back Office systems, International Equities and Listed Options.
•Requires to work closely with Equities Technology peers, including Development Managers, Developer teams, Business Analysts, UAT QA team and NPS staff to ensure requirements and scope are clearly understood prior to start release testing and automation development task.
•Help with creating Automation scripts using Barclays Test harness.
•Act as the central point of contact for High Touch release management, processes improvement, and resource allocation. It includes responsibility for stakeholder opt-in/opt-out of each QA & SIT releases, test plan/cases/scenarios preparation, release & automation sign-off, chair bug review calls and follow ETA across projects, understand and track all Open issues and publish daily EOD test status.
•Full ownership of QA, SIT test environments, timing of code upgrades/deployments and owning static data refreshes in-line with the support of overall testing efforts, resource book of work and planned testing schedule with target timeline.
•Interaction with business analyst, development team and other QA engineers to gather requirements for building test cases.
•Responsible for develop and execute test plans and automated test cases that ensure deliverables are of high quality.

What we’re looking for:
•4+ years college
•4+ years  QA experience testing on Unix/Linux OS
•4+ years of experience with trading applications 
•Knowledge of Fix protocol

Skills that will help you in the role:
•Write, execute and evaluate an automation book of work, reduce regression timeline and improve the testing coverage – at the system and front to back level
•Strong appreciation or technology or prior background in information technology and QA Process
•Prior experience executing/supporting grey box , white box and Back box testing and prior experience testing/supporting trade capture and risk modeling
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience working in an Agile environment.

Where will you be working?
At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.
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Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.  It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin,

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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