BGC Partners is currently seeking a Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst to join the team.
* Work under the supervision of QA lead in defining and designing a verification strategy. * Interact with product management, project management and development teams to develop a strong understanding of the project and testing objectives. * Design and create test conditions and scripts to address business, functional and technical use cases. * Perform functional, stress, load, performance, and other types of tests as determined in the test planning process. To ensure that tests execution path follows BGC's SDLC. * Assist in automation strategy/effort and generate scripts to perform automated testing cycles using automation tool set (UFT, Selenium, Verifix etc.) * Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution. * Support production deployment of applications and perform \\\"validation testing\\\" during the off-hours maintenance windows.
* Minimum of 7 years QA/Testing experience, preferably within a global financial firm * Minimum of 5 years actively working on financial systems * Knowledge of Front office Trading Techniques * Solid Understanding of Trade processing. * Experience in automating Java, HTML5, and C++ applications is a plus * Test planning skills; requirements mapping, test design and troubleshooting are essential * Experience with defect reporting and tracking tools such as JIRA * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Understanding of the entire software development lifecycle * Self-motivator.