Functional Test Engineer

  • Job category
    Banking and Finance, Information Technology, Risk Management
  • Job level
    Middle Management
  • Contract type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$8000 - S$16000

Job Description

About Standard Chartered 

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.

Job Scope

We are seeking talented and motivated individuals for the role of Functional Test Engineers to work on existing in house project. The successful candidate will be a good functional automation tester having good domain knowledge and automation experience in Financial Markets specific to derivatives of any asset class. Having knowledge in working of structured derivatives will be a major plus. The candidate should also be proficient in the knowledge of Investment Banking operations of FO, MO, BO, Sales, Commodities, or Regulatory functions. Candidate will be an eager learner willing to learn new techniques and technologies and should be able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Candidate will perform software testing as a continuous end-to-end quality assurance function using quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity of software solutions. Candidate will also provide support to Project Manager and Business Analysts during acceptance testing, including test script walkthroughs, document testing issues and test results, and answering questions on system functionality.

The Role Responsibilities

Work in collaboration with Project Managers,  Business Analysts and Testing Team to understand requirements and agree on acceptance criterion. Plan, design and develop test script, take ownership of end to end testing delivery

Test Planning & Analysis, solid understanding of Manual and Automated testing concepts

Analysis test deliverable and document test scenario, test cases and test data for execution

Detect, document and report bugs and errors encountered

Ensure software solution meets business requirements

Facilitate high quality software deliveries by applying business and functional knowledge including testing standards, guidelines, and procedures.

Document Test Strategy (functional and non-functional strategy), Closure reports and participate in project retrospection meetings.

Manage senior stakeholder expectations, articulate project challenges and progress. Coordinate and monitor testing progression and prepare reports and communicate results and progress with project stakeholders

Good understanding of agile processes, participate in backlog grooming sessions and daily sprint meetings

Support cross-functional teams in integration test efforts, support user acceptance testing and sign offs.

Create and maintain high quality documentation

Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner

Our Ideal Candidate

Minimum 8+ plus years of professional experience in testing domain, preferably in banking/insurance sector

Experience managing testing deliverables & resources, design manual/automated test plans according to projects requirements

Strong understanding of software quality best practices and processes. Experience with a broad range of testing practices

Domain knowledge of front-office trading – pricing and execution platforms for Derivatives products – FX Options, Rates and Commodities

Deep understanding of front-office trading functionality - trade lifecycle, trade booking models, trade pricing execution workflows, trade reporting and new product onboarding.

Back-office and Middle-office experience will be a plus

Extensive experience with test automation tools and frameworks – Cucumber for Java, Selenium

Knowledge of REST and SOAP based web services standards, messaging models. Strong understanding of and experience with JSON, XML, HTTP. Experienced in API testing.

Strong proficiency in collaboration tools like Atlassian Confluence, JIRA and Microsoft Office suite.

Programming experience in Java, experience in other programming languages will be good to have

Hands-on experience in automation scripting will be highly regarded

Strong experience in SQL, Unix scripting, Git

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Ability to thrive in a fast paced and challenging environment

Desirable Skills

Good understanding of build automation tools – Maven 3, Gradle, experienced in setting up CICD pipelines in Jenkins

Experience in Performance Testing tools

Knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, Web sockets, Experience with Web UI frameworks – Angular, React JS.

Experience with various messaging middleware technologies – Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Kafka, IBM MQ, TIBCO EMS

Good understanding of distributed computing, exposure to Spark and Hadoop ecosystem

Experience with log, metrics aggregation and analytics toolkits – ELK stack

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions. To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages.

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Diversity & Inclusion 

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

Closing on 11 Mar 2021

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