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The Quality Assurance team comprises of Highly skilled and experienced Testing professionals located in Europe and India. The team supports and ensures high quality of software by independently verifying that software functionality conforms to business requirements using a combination of manual and technical testing techniques. The team is also responsible for verifying technical aspects of the implementation including the performance and scalability of the platform.
IHS Markit is seeking experienced testing professionals to join its IHS Markit Manchester team. This position will involve hands-on FIX testing using proprietary tools.
This is an exciting time to join the thinkFolio Team which is award-winning Buy-Side platform. This is a rewarding opportunity to be joining an expanding team on a great technology journey as we grow our Manchester office where you will be covering the testing for multi-asset classes in both a pre/post-trade capacity. If you want to be an integral part of this forward-thinking team with a drive to succeed and the opportunity to enhance your QA career and expand your technical skillsets, then this is the role for you.
Must have good communication skills.
Must have strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
Should be growth oriented, confident, self-starter and a team player.
Display flare and share knowledge.
This position is a hands-on test role.
Duties & accountabilities
Create or feed into Test Plans.
Responsible for writing, designing and maintaining end to end test cases that feed into the thinkFolio FIX Test Suite.
Good understanding of Pre & Post trade message FIX flows
Good understanding of venue simulation.
Strong understanding of FIX message structures, Tag values and Data Dictionaries.
Comfortable with being able to interpret FIX logs.
Good knowledge of Conformance testing.
Ability to converse with Developers, Product Owners and raise defects seeking appropriate resolution.
Should be customer-oriented and results-driven.
Strong problem-solving skills.
SQL - Capability in being able to query databases.
Knowledge of Jira.
FIX Testing & Automation
As a Manual QA you will be working with the Automation test team to ensure that functional FIX test cases are then automated.
Working with different trading systems/asset classes.
Knowledge of Portfolio or Order Management Systems.
Knowledge and experience of financial markets.
Knowledge of FIX Test tools.
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