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BGC Technology: Sr. QA Analyst BGC Partners
New York, NY

BGC Partners is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets.

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About BGC Partners

Job Description

BGC Partners is currently seeking a Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst to join the team.

Main Responsibilities:

* 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.

Skills Required:

* 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.

Preferred:

* Understanding of FIX Protocol
* Experience with VeriFIX toolset
* Understanding of Fixed Income, FX, Credit Derivatives, Interest Rate Derivatives markets
* Working knowledge of SQL
* Knowledge of UNIX/ Linux platforms
* Knowledge of performance testing techniques
* Experience working with HP ALM
* Experience in Java, HTML5, JavaScript, XML, JSON and Web services.

About BGC Partners

BGC Partners is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets.

Headquarters
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4688 employees
BGC Partners

499 Park Ave

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