Senior QA Analyst  - thinkFolio

IHS Markit
London, United Kingdom
05 May 2022
18 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job description

Position title

Senior QA Analyst - thinkFolio



Business Function



Financial Services Solutions

Department overview

IHS Markit provides innovative products and services that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. We develop large scale technology platforms and enterprise software to produce global financial data with focus on analysis and regulatory requirements.

thinkFolio is a leading provider of cross-asset portfolio modelling and management tools, compliance and trading functions for asset managers on the buy side

Position summary

thinkFolio require a hands-on Quality Assurance Test Analyst with a strong track record of maintaining best practice in a fast-moving industry. The candidate will be joining a team of experienced QA analysts working on exciting new deliveries as well as maintaining existing software. The role will require knowledge of buy side trading workflows and an understanding of different asset classes, with a testing background in the financial services. There will be scope to learn afresh, or expand upon an existing skillset, in automation, specifically writing tests in a cucumber format for applicable features.

thinkFolio is engaged with multiple projects to better on-board new clients, support new complex business workflows and a multi-year expansion program to expand the core capabilities of the platform and more generally help build out our best of breed platform to support this growing business. The QA Analyst will work as part of scrum teams to test new and existing features on the platform, working closely with engineers and product stakeholders, as well as fellow team members.

Duties & accountabilities
  • Work with product owners, engineers and senior stakeholders to define the test scope required for projects and user stories
  • Assisting with maintaining and executing regression test packs
  • Ability to prioritize tasks against team objectives and business needs
  • Involvement in test planning and preparation
  • A questioning mentality with great attention to detail and energized by finding defects
  • Communicating risks, blockers, delays or deviations that impede test execution
  • Defects reported and communicated in a timely manner, managing high priority issues through to resolution
  • Provide reliable estimates for all testing tasks and managing time effectively
  • Build up knowledge and understanding of the current application and business domain
  • Working in Agile focused delivery teams
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Drive innovation and adaption of best practices
  • Solution focused

Business competencies

Education and experience
  • ISEB certified tester
  • 8+ years of Quality Assurance experience
  • Strong understanding of different asset classes, trading workflows and the trade lifecycle
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • thinkFolio product experience or equivalent for PMS or OMS functions
  • Ability to deliver high quality test cases in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of BDD and Cucumber (nice to have)

Commercial awareness
  • Preference for exposure to multi-asset OMS / PMS platforms
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