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We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good. We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities
The Derivatives Pricing team is responsible for cross-product transactional pricing of derivatives within Standard Chartered. The development team is driven to provide world class technology to support the bank's Financial Markets business. We bring a deep understanding of the domain, a scientific approach, and innovative solutions to bear on the challenges of best servicing our customers in a highly competitive environment. This is a rare opportunity to join an organization working with smart technologists globally in the financial markets domain. The culture in the team is open, intellectual, and fun. Learning opportunities are plentiful and career advancement is always waiting for those high-energized talents willing and able to step up.
As a QA, you'll be responsible for testing quality software within tight timelines and should excel in establishing test processes, creating subject matter expertise, mentoring and building strong test automation frameworks, with a focus on dev-ops and agile mode of software deliveries.
Working in a dynamic team of technologists based in London and Singapore, delivering solutions for the banks Financial Markets business globally.
Experience in setting and building automation test processes and establishing project tasks, timelines and effectively managing it.
Ability in planning and running end to end test cycles including Sprints, SIT's and UAT.
Ability to develop subject matter expertise in gathering functional requirements from a test strategy perspective.
Ability to develop test automation frameworks including Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium Web Driver.
Good understanding of UI Automation design patterns like Page Object Model (POM)
Ability to comprehend both TDD and BDD patterns of testing and develop automated solutions for web, middleware and database.
Ability to write automated integration test cases(scripts) for end to end functional scenarios
Ability to own QA deliveries including test planning, estimation, reporting, managing start to end test life cycle with the ongoing development sprints.
Experience working in an agile development environment
Self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort
Take ownership and responsibility for the full development lifecycle
A team player, capable of engaging with other teams in Technology
Experience in the end-to-end design, development and support of financial markets systems
Ability to work and liaise directly with the Front Office, Middle Office, Product Control and various risk functions
Familiarity with CI/CD and DevOps
Any experience in testing distributed data stores a plus
Any experience in Selenium Grid in a plus
Our Ideal Candidate
5+ years hands on development with investment banking IT experience
Automation Testing Experience (essential)
Ability to develop testing frameworks using Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium Web driver
Continuous integration of the testing strategy using automated scripts development using core java, Cucumber-JVM and Jenkins.
Ability to auto deploy, distribute and execute the testing frameworks using Git, BitBucket and Jenkins
Good exposure to performance testing tools like Apache JMeter, LoadRunner and Performance Center
Experience with git and Atlassian toolset
Financial Market domain knowledge
Investment banking is a strong plus
Derivatives business is a plus
Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
Outstanding test case modeling skills ( using decision tables etc.)
Proactive, self starter, autonomous
Good team spirit
Ability to work under pressure with multiple assignments
Strong architectural and engineering background with experience of delivery
Strong automation testing skills
Strong test data modeling skills from functional use cases presented
Strong knowledge and previous experience in end-to-end design, development and subsequent support of large scale data processing systems
Familiarity and confidence working in an agile development environment
Someone who can drive / facilitate the requirements and development effort with the business
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
Internal Number: 5850921
About Standard Chartered Bank
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