Automation Test Analyst

Negotiable
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JAMES HILTON

FX Automation Test Analyst – Glasgow – Hybrid


A Major Financial Services Provider are looking for a FX Automation Test Analyst to join their growing team in Glasgow. This is a fantastic opportunity not only to work with the latest tools and technologies in the market but also further develop your skills and responsibility with future opportunities for career development within the team. You will be joining a company that offers a highly competitive compensation package, as well as a great work/life balance with only 2 working days per week in the office.


What you will be doing:


You will be working with the Pre-Trade Markets Tech team who are responsible for designing, building, deploying, and supporting all the technology solutions required for the Markets front office trading as well as solutions for Sales, Research, and Banking. The team covers all asset classes including Credit, Equities, FX, and Rates. The team partner closely with the heads of the business to deliver market leading platforms to meet our clients’ needs.

  • Develop exceptional, robust tests that will play a central role in the continuous integration pipeline. A zero-tolerance approach to flaky tests is required.
  • Work closely with the development teams to contribute and take responsibility of the test design and execution in various phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Participate in agile sprints and use automated and exploratory test case design in an agile development environment.
  • Contribute to the wider QA team, bringing forward new ideas and taking accountability for improvements to the test framework and processes.


Basic Qualifications/Skills:

  • Strong automation testing experience
  • Exceptional development skills including Java
  • Good knowledge of standard development and build tools such as GIT, TeamCity etc.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Effective communication skills with strong verbal and written communication skills, together with well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast paced and challenging environment


Desired Qualifications/Skills:

  • Experience with Unix and Relational databases
  • Experience with continuous delivery, automation and understanding of application containerisation.
  • Investment banking experience, ideally working on a front office trading application.
  • Experience with e-commerce systems.
  • Experience gained in Foreign Exchange Cash & Options and/or Money Markets.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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