Senior Test Engineer

Marcus Donald People
June 25, 2022
Remote work, United Kingdom
Job Type
£400 - £500 per day, Benefits: Inside IR35


Marcus Donald are currently looking for a Senior Test Engineer for an Investment Bank, therefore we are ideally looking for an experienced QA Testing professional (contractor) with Capital Markets, Equity, Fixed Income experience on an initial 6 month contract with a view to extend (6 month rolling).

** Fully Remote / Home Based **
** Inside IR35 **

You will be working closely with Corporate Actions and liaising with Product Managers, Developers, Business Analysts, Design Architects and Testers to clarify system requirements & business processes and incorporating them into the testing process.

Senior Test Engineer – Responsibilities:

  • Work very closely with Developers & drive the importance of Quality throughout the entire SDLC
  • Manual Testing, User Acceptance Testing & Automation
  • Identify and define required functional and non-functional tests
  • Plan scope of testing, Release/Sprint planning, resource planning, strategise and plan E2E testing
  • Utilise and strengthen both Manual & Automated test experience
  • Strong experienced with Jira / Azure DevOps in setting up Test Management Tools related to requirements traceability, test plans, test labs, defect management and reporting.

Senior Test Engineer – Requirements:

  • Strong experience with manual / automated testing environments
  • Ability to plan and strategise testing of complex systems
  • Broad knowledge of Financial Markets, Systems and or Equities trading (front to back-office systems)
  • Understanding of EU regulatory environment: EMIR, MiFIR, BASEL-based capital / liquidity systems
  • Good working knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Senior Test Engineer – Ideal Certifications:

  • ISEB / ISTQB Professional
  • Certified Agile Tester (CAT)

Senior Test Engineer – Desirable:

  • Experience with XSP – XSPrisa
  • Familiarity with SQL, .Net and C#, Angular
  • Corporate action experience and the knowledge of automating and streamlining the corporate actions process and mitigating risk would be perfect

This really is a great company with multiple high level and experienced contractors in place, that have been with the business for a long time (in rolling contractors) therefore, there is a lot of future potential for a long-term contract for the right person.

If this is a role you feel you would be interested in and would like to know more about the projects in place and company in general, please apply or email me directly –

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