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Quality Assurance Analyst - Domain SME

TS Imagine

TS Imagine

IT, Quality Assurance
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

About the job

A QA Analyst is an individual contributor role who tests changes and improvements to products, platforms, and services. The target of test is trading, portfolio, real-time risk management and compliance capabilities which includes financial models, and algorithms in our system. If there is a bug, performance problem or unexpected behavior of the system, the QA Analyst discusses the issue with the developers to see if it is an expected behavior or if a change needs to be applied. With regression tests, a QA Analyst ensures there is proper test coverage on new builds to ensure new functionality does and existing functionality behaves as expected. If there are new requirements or improvements made by developers, you will create test cases and integrate the tests into the manual and automated regression test suite.

Who will love this job

  • A detail-oriented helper – you are enthusiastic about testing trade order & execution management systems, portfolio management, high-speed risk management and compliance system using your strong foundation in quality assurance to pay attention to details and work on multiple projects at the same time
  • A collaborator – you like working with developers, product managers, subject matter experts and other departments to deliver flawless software to our clients
  • A doer – you take initiative, love narrowing down problems, finding root causes and working through those issues with developers
  • A learner – who is not afraid of being outside their comfort zone and is ready to dive into the complex finance business domain
  • An excellent teammate – you are a reliable, positive, proactive, and flexible colleague that assists others in the delivery of mission-critical testing

What you’ll do

  • Work with QA Manager or QA Lead, on feature functional testing, regression and test automation
  • Develop, update, and execute test cases for new functionality with Development, Product Management
  • Create and execute manual or automated test cases then report test results
  • Provide test estimates for test case execution and ticket verification
  • Document, track, and verify defects fixes in assigned applications
  • Organize tests cases based on criticality and priority of functionality
  • Apply risk-based testing approach to regression and end-to-end testing
  • Analyze results after regression testing from test case management tool and in-house tools
  • Report, track and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Troubleshoot issues independently arising during testing phase and/or production
  • Communicate with internal/external teams regarding regression test results and issues
  • Support team members in both knowledge and skill sharing or cross-training activities

You should have

  • Basic or intermediate knowledge of software QA methodologies, testing practices and tools
  • Familiarity with test management tools like TestRail
  • Familiarity with Jira or other workflow tools
  • Familiarity with agile delivery model and agile testing techniques
  • Familiarity with various types of software testing (functional, regression, integration, performance, etc.)
  • Familiarity or experience with any scripting/programming languages like Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.
  • Familiarity with test tools and frameworks like Postman, TestNG, Playwright, Cucumber, Selenium, Robot, etc.
  • Familiarity with structured/unstructured databases like SQL, MongoDb
  • Experience working in an onshore/offshore staffing model
  • Strong work ethic and highly motivated
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Experience with trade order and execution management systems
  • Financial systems/operations background is a plus
  • Experience with Linux, Windows environment is a plus
  • Fundamental understanding of financial pricing models (Black Scholes), risk analytics (Greeks), random and historical simulation preferred
  • Understanding principles of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) preferred
  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Math, Physics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance, Economics, or other similar field or equivalent qualifications.

Why TS Imagine / Benefits

  • Currently hybrid home-office (at least 3 days in the office)
  • 5 weeks vacation and 3 personal days
  • Annual bonus and salary review
  • Training budget $1,500
  • RRSP with 3% company matching
  • Health insurance
  • Subvention for public transportation (Opus & Cie)

*** Only Montreal applicants will be considered

About TS Imagine

Created out of the combination of two best-in-class SaaS platforms, TradingScreen and Imagine Software, TS Imagine delivers integrated trading, portfolio and real-time risk solutions for capital markets. The platform is uniquely positioned to streamline complex and time-consuming workflows across front, middle, and back office functions. TS Imagine has close to 400 employees in 10 offices worldwide, serving approximately 500 global buy-side and sell-side institutions across North and South America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific including hedge funds, traditional asset managers, pension funds, mutual funds, and financial institutions.

We challenge our employees every day to think creatively and innovate across silos and across platforms.

Join us!