QA Analyst

QA Analyst

HIS Markit
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Job Description

OSTTRAis a market leader inderivatives post-trade processing, bringing innovation, expertise, processes, and networks together to solve the post-trade challenges of global financial markets. OSTTRA operates cross-asset post-trade processing networks,providinga proven suite of Credit Risk, Trade Workflow and Optimisation services.Together these solutions streamline post-trade workflows, enabling firms to connect to counterparties and utilities, manage credit risk, reduce operationalrisk andoptimiseprocessingtodrive post-trade efficiencies.

OSTTRA was formed in 2021 through the combination of four businesses that have been at the heart of post trade evolution and innovation for the last 20+ years: MarkitServ, Traiana, TriOptima and Reset. These businesses have an exemplary track record of developing and supporting critical market infrastructure and bring together an established community of market participants comprisingall trading relationships and paradigms, connectedusingpowerful integration and transformation capabilities.
The Technology teamis composed of Capital Markets technologyprofessionals,who build,supportand protect the applications that operate our network. The technology landscapeincludeshigh-performance, high-volume applications as well as compute intensive applications,leveragingcontemporary microservices, cloud-basedarchitectures.We are looking for highly motivated technology professionals who will strengthenourspecialisms,and championour uniqueness to create a company that is collaborative,respectful,and inclusive to all.
Department overview:
The Processing Testing group's primary focus is on the testing phase of the product development cycle. The group also has a responsibility to champion quality and process improvements in the delivery of all applications that will be on-boarded on new (micro-services based) platform.
The strategic direction is the global harmonisation of this platform and on-board various applications across the BU on this. The QA group is technically supporting cross functional team through an elaborated QA Infra and automation and performance test suite. The QA group works across several locations - London, New York, Gurgaon and Chennai.

Position summary
Works as a part of QA team with global team members as well as Developers, technical architects, product staff and Business analysts to flush out requirements and create test plans, test scenarios, test cases and create detailed test reports. Work with technical architects, infrastructure team to set up QA environments and establish required infrastructure for them

Duties & accountabilities
  • Work closely with product team to understand the requirements from business perspective
  • Plan/Write/Execute test cases, review test results and report defects using QTest.
  • Able to work as a domain SME, take ownership and drive small functional testing projects.
  • Extensive coordination with product and Dev team on requirement gaps and functional issues resolution
  • Support environment upgrades and maintenance.

Good to Have
  • Understanding & Hands-on experience of Investment Banking Domain
  • Good understanding of Financial Products
  • Understanding of FPML schema designing, XML messaging/MQ's & assisting BA functions
  • Experience in Linux, Python
  • Trade Lifecycle & Workflow Understanding
  • Testing Certifications - ISTQB
  • Domain Certifications - NCFM, CFA Foundation

Business competencies
Education and experience
  • University Graduate with a Computer Science or an Engineering degree.
  • Strong Background in Testing Methodology
  • 3-6 Years in a structured testing organization.
  • Good exposure of working in a strong SDLC process environment.

Commercial awareness
  • In-depth knowledge of OTC Derivatives, Trades life cycle, Regulatory/Compliance, Front - end trade booking applications
  • Understanding & Hands-on experience of Investment Banking Domain
  • Trade Lifecycle & Workflow Understanding
  • Understanding of FPML schema designing, XML messaging/MQ's

Management requirements
  • Management experience not required.

Personal competencies
Personal impact
  • A self- starter who balances personal initiative with team initiatives
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities and requirements

  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely on all levels (team, management and customers)

  • Ability to work well in a global team with lots of direct contact both inside the team and to the users of the service

Equal Opportunity Employer:
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:
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About HIS Markit

IHS Markit Ltd was an information services provider that completed a merger with S&P Global in 2022. Headquartered in London, it was formed in 2016 with the merger of IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd.On 30 November 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit released information about a definitive all-stock deal for around $44 billion, a deal which would be the largest of the year globally, according to Dealogic data.In Dec. 2021, the company announced its intention to sell Base Chemicals to News Corp for a reported $295 million as part of an effort to alleviate concerns about competitive effects.The purchase by S&P Global was finalized on 28 February 2022

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