Software Test Analyst
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
14th October 2019
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My client is a global FinTech leader in the handling of electronic trade finance documentation and automatic settlement. As pioneers of structured documents for corporate trade, today our solutions power more than 6 million trade documents and $80 billion worth of trade transactions per annum.
They have led the world in electronic document presentation for 12 years, bringing the industry's first electronic Bill of Lading solution to market. We provide a range of solutions designed specifically for the fully electronic management and communication of trade finance documents and related messages, including open account, letters of credit, guarantees, standbys and collections between a corporate's trade finance function and its panel banks.
They are backed by Azini Capital and Baring Private Equity Asia.
My client has undergone a major strategic review which has resulted in an exciting new opening for an experienced permanent, Software Test Analyst at the global headquarters in Walton-on-Thames, Greater London.
This role will be responsible for the QA testing of their Trade Finance SaaS solution for its global corporate clients. The individual will need to write and execute manual user acceptance tests to quality assure deliverable from off-shore and on-shore development teams.
For this role, they are looking for an ambitious individual with a background in manual testing for B2B online solutions. The successful candidate will have genuine hands-on experience working alongside software development teams, either within the IT department of a corporate, a software based product company, bespoke software development company or specialist software testing facility.
Support the Global Test Manager to implement the Test Strategy for the SaaS solution, including testing governance, quality assurance and reportingWorking with the Global Test Manager and development teams to define, create and execute manual functional and non-functional test casesWorking with automation testers to explain the manual test scenarios to understand how to automateWork closely with on-shore and off-shore scrum development teams to ensure the Test Strategy is applied during development
Skills and Experience (E - Essential, D - Desirable)
Previous experience working for either a software product company, SaaS company, bespoke software house or specialist software testing companyExperience of defining and creating both functional and non-functional test cases (E)Experience of testing systems with a web user interface (E), online web forms (E) and APIs (E)An excellent understanding of defect management (workflow), test cycle planning (smoke, functional, non-functional and regression) and test progress reporting (E)Experience of working within Agile development teams (Scrum and Kanban) and use of Agile tools for test purposes : Jira for defect management (E), Zephyr for test case management (D)Experience of working with development teams, both in-house (E) and off-shore (D)Good written and verbal communication skills (E).Ability to articulate technical issues (defects) clearly and concisely (E).Analytical and problem solving skills (D).Any automation experience using Selenium is an advantage (D).Fluent English (E).Any other languages are a bonus but not essential to the role (D).Team player. Comfortable working in a small company environment and hands-on in the sense of doing what needs to be done in a small organisation (E)ISTQB Certification Foundation Level (E)Domain expertise - ideally have some relevant background in at least one or more of the following areas (D):
- Trade and/or Trade Finance
- Financial services products;
- B2B services;
- SaaS products.
This is a small and growing FinTech company. It is essential that the candidate is a good fit to the culture. Their Values are:
We are focused on delivering exceptional value and return on investment for all stakeholdersWe derive success and fulfilment from helping our clients succeedWe are aware of our responsibilities and work as a team to meet themWe believe in openness and integrity in everything we doWe believe in the wide-ranging benefits of the digitisation of international tradeWe respect the views and priorities of our clients, staff, shareholders and business partnersWe are committed to the ongoing development of our staffWe value our company as an enjoyable place to work.
The role reports to the Global Test Manager.
The role is based at the global head office in Walton-on-Thames, Greater London. Ability to commute daily to this location is essential.
Salary and Benefits
Basic salary between £40,000 pa - £45,000 pa, depending on experience25 days paid holidayLife AssuranceDefined Contribution PensionPrivate Medical InsuranceCritical Illness Cover (Disability Insurance)If you're interested please submit your CV and contact Tom at Evolution.