Senior Automation QA

Luxoft
Senior
Online interview
B2B Employment contract
Krakow

Your tasks

  • Clarifying functional requirements with the business/ system analysts
  • Identifying and reporting gaps between requirements and the implementation plans
  • Lead the QA activities in the team
  • Applying and owning QA best practices in the team
  • Preparing test strategy and test plans and presenting it to the team
  • Estimating the testing phases
  • Developing and executing test cases
  • Test data preparation
  • Working with Subject Matter Experts in order to improve Test Strategy
  • Reporting the status of testing to Team Lead / Project Manager
  • Performing manual testing of the back-end system to ensure they satisfy the business requirements, and meet the design/specification
  • Identifying and reporting defects, tracking them till resolution
  • Interacting with the production support and testing teams
  • Identifying non-functional requirements, converting them into test cases
  • Gathering test metrics with further analysis
  • Root cause analysis of 'escaped' bugs

Project description

About project:

We're developing a strategic risk-management platform in one of the World's Top 10 Investment Banks. It is a mission-critical project for the Client because it enables large scale Monte Carlo simulations to forecast future cash flows of derivative trades and portfolios along with quantification of associated risks, which are used by Client's traders across the world. It is also used for Stress testing and runs hundreds of potential economic scenarios to confirm Bank's readiness for various business conditions to market regulators. Calculated exposures are used for Basel 3 reporting, RWA calculations, trading limits, valuation of Market and Credit risks etc.

This platform performs overnight data loading and runs batch processing during the day to deliver data to downstream systems according to strict SLAs. It is also capable of intraday online calculations. This is a legacy platform to an extent, but we keep developing new components and modify existing ones. Also, there is undergoing Automation program sponsored by Client's top management in order to bring platform to modern and automated delivery process. We strive to reduce manual work and bring best engineering ideas to life.

Our team:

We're part of Client's Risk Analytics IT department, there is around 80 Luxoft professionals organized into several cross-functional development and supporting teams. Team size is 8-10 people, with a Team Lead, .Net developers, Oracle developers, QA Engineers and System analysts. We generally follow 4 sprints development cycle, each sprint being 2 weeks, but team is free to adapt to their projects needs in terms of methodology and software development process. We value teamwork, as well as recognize individual contribution into success of the project.

Technology stack:

[Core development] - .Net 4.6.2, C# 6.0, Visual Studio 2017, xQuery, XSLT, Spring.net, ApacheThrift, ASP.NET MVC (minor), Java 1.6 (minor), PL/SQL, SQL, TibcoEMS

[CI / DevOps] - GitHub, TeamCity, MS Build, SVN, Puppet, Nexus, NUnit, SonarQube, Docker, Unix, Elastic Stack (ELK), Bash

[DB] - Oracle 11g, MongoDB 4.0.1, MS-SQL BI (SSIS, SSAS)

[QA] - Jira X-Ray, PowerShell, Python

[Grid computing] - DataSynapse Grid server, Microsoft Azure

Opportunities for you:

  • Become a valuable expert by delivering top-notch Investment Banking regulatory programs (SIMM, CCAR, FRTB etc.)
  • Grow as a seasoned professional by working on a complex business-critical platform, learn from a team of over 100 experts
  • Favorable environment for career growth, which depends on your career goals: develop your seniority / change into new technology / grow into management. Good ambitions are very much appreciated
  • Ownership, hardworking and efficient ideas are rewarded
  • Bonus program to acknowledge top performers
  • New technologies / tools / inventions are appreciated by Client
  • Become professional in risk-management systems, which is highly demanded on Investment Banking market
  • Get experience with high performance system using distributed calculations and cloud computing
  • Occasional work from home is possible
  • Large amount of training materials from Luxoft, sponsorship of Certifications

Who we're looking for?

MUST
  • 1+ years of experience in coding on Python
  • 2+ years QA Automation experience
  • 5+ years of experience in software testing, at least 2+ years testing of large backend applications and databases
  • Pro-activeness, self-organization, good communication skills, readiness to perform and focus on the result
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Strong knowledge of testing approaches and methodologies
  • System analysis skills
  • Experience with Jira and Xray plugin
  • Sufficient SQL knowledge to perform data analysis
  • Experience with Oracle DB
  • Strong understanding of Agile and Waterfall SDLC
NICE TO HAVE
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant technical specialty
  • Advanced Level of ISTQB Certification
  • Knowledge of any programming/scripting language
  • Knowledge/experience in financial domain
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (we use MongoDB)
Skills
JIRA
SQL
Python

Our company

Luxoft

Gdańsk, Wrocław, Warsaw, Krakow, Zug 13000
Tech skills
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • .Net

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