Junior QA Analyst, Surrey

Gold-i is one of the world’s leading software systems integrators to the global retail Forex market.  A multi-award winning company, having been awarded the Queens Award for enterprise innovation, Gold-i is constantly striving for success and to continually disrupt the market with new and exciting products.

As well as offering 24/7 support service, Gold-i support their clients through a suite of software, enabling brokers to reduce their risk via connection to external liquidity through the class leading Gold-i Bridge/Matrix 2.0, post trade and regulatory reporting software through the Gold-i Link and Gold-i RiskDB Pro, and many more exceptional products such as the Gold-i Matrix 1.0/1.1.  Gold-i have been able to attract some of the most prestigious brokers across the globe by offering solutions to address key business needs such as reducing trading risks, increasing profitability, increasing customer retention and differentiation.

Due to continued expansion, a large increase in global client base and a planned expansion in their class leading Matrix product suite, Gold-i are looking to recruit a junior QA/Test Analyst preferably with 1 to 2 years’ experience in the Information Technology and/or Software Testing industry.

Description of Duties

=         Perform complete end-to-end testing of projects which include Sanity, Functional, GUI, Re-testing, Regression, System testing and UAT.

=         Collaborate with test manager and team members, development and support teams to ensure the operability, usability and robustness of the software, and also to ascertain that it is tested to the highest quality.

Key Responsibilities

=         Assistance with implementing processes and procedures.

=         Assistance with analysis of business and functional requirements.

=         Assistance with implementation to client demo & live servers.

=         Development of test artefacts e.g. Test Cases, Test Plans, Test Scripts, Test Reports.

=         Design and execution of test cases.

=         Logging defects found during test execution.

=         Investigating, reporting, tracking and retesting any defects raised.

=         Updating and creating internal and external documentation.

=         Identifying risks and escalating issues in a timely manner and providing clear and concise reports to manager.

=         Maintaining and controlling test environments and test servers.

Essential

=         Good understanding of hardware, software & Microsoft/Windows operating systems.

=         Keen desire to learn and the ability to absorb and maintain knowledge.

=         Highly logical problem solving skills, with the ability to break down a problem.

=         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

=         Self-starter, team player, flexible, able to adapt to any new environment and work on any project.

=         Organised, meticulous, possess the ability to multitask.

=         Enjoys and works well under pressure and meet project time scales.

Desirable

=         2.1 or greater Bachelor’s Degree – preferably in Maths, Science, Computing or Engineering.

=         Financial services/systems experience

 

Employment Type; Full Time UK Based Permanent Position.

Location; Surrey Technology Business Park, Guildford, Surrey, candidates must live locally.

Benefits; 25 days holiday, 4% Matching Pension scheme, Annual Bonus, Holiday Trading policy, Sick pay, Childcare vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, American Express Gadget Insurance, Interest free loan for Season Tickets, 2 Charity days, Free parking & On-site restaurant facilities