QA Engineer – Data Feed

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QA Engineer – Data Feed

Dublin City Centre



Ref: E9112SD

Job Description

QA Engineer with commercial experience of Data Feeds required to join excellent Dublin City Centre based client.

Job Responsibilities

The QA engineer will become a member of a dedicated team testing the integration of data feeds into the system. The candidate will be responsible for the execution, monitoring and reporting of assigned projects.  The role combines hands on functional testing of all third party feeds with the responsibility of leading and progressing the QA function within those assigned projects.

Experience Required

  • Hands on functional testing of integrated data feed function against requirements throughout the entire project life cycle
  • Delivery of test schedules, test estimates, test cases and test data for assigned projects
  • Responsibility for test execution and reporting to QA and Project Managers
  • Bug management, incorporating triage meetings, status reporting, bug categorisation/prioritisation and issue escalation
  • Assist in reporting, investigating, analysing and debugging software issues in coordination with support and development
  • Provide support for production environment release validation and production bug troubleshooting and analysis
  • Integration of product knowledge from testers, developers and product managers into the testing process
  • Continuous contribution to improvement of the Company’s quality processes and procedures
  • Must have a proven track record in all facets of testing within a technically challenging development environment
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to learn and understand complex systems quickly
  • Will need to be a good team player and have the ability to work autonomously with a minimum of supervision

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Degree qualified with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in quality assurance, ideally in a financial / high numeracy sector
  • Candidate must have minimum 2 years’ experience in progressing complex test projects from initialisation through to release
  • Must have experience of software development lifecycles and sound knowledge of QA principles and methodologies
  • Experience in testing data feeds within complex financial trading platforms
  • Demonstrated experience in isolating and reproducing issues at a component level with clear documentation to support findings
  • Experience in bug management, including triage meetings, bug categorisation and prioritisation, issue escalation and status reporting
  • Prior experience in using issue tracking tools (Mantis, Jira etc)
  • Experience of UAT testing in conjunction with third party test and project teams
  • Good SQL scripting would be a distinct advantage.
  • The candidate must have strong numeracy and analytical skills for effective problem solving
  • Confidence in holding test documentation reviews with project teams and obtaining sign off
  • Proven ability to understand business system at architectural\component level and liaise with development teams
  • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to grasp issues quickly and make educated, critical judgement
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is a key requirement

Working Hours & Benefits

40 Hours per week




How to Apply

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