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Software Test Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

Who we are:

SS&C is a global provider of services and software for the financial and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, and has offices worldwide. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest companies to small and mid-market firms, rely on SS&C for expertise, scale, and technology.

SS&C GIDS Global Investor Distribution Solutions, owned by SS&C is one of the largest transfer agencies servicing more than 55 million investors in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Hong Kong, and Australia. 

Opportunity

We are currently seeking an experienced Software Test Engineer to join our innovative and growing team. The main purpose of the role is to ensure the software produced by the product development team is fully tested. You will be involved in all areas of testing from planning, requirements and analysis to manual and automated test execution, defect management, reporting, and support of Management Company User Acceptance Testing to help them prepare, test and onboard new Digital products.

As a Software Test Engineer, you will work for both the Service Delivery teams supporting new client User Acceptance testing of Digital products as well as within the Agile framework as part of a scrum team focused on short development sprints. You will be responsible for ensuring the successful testing of front-end web applications and their integration with third-party vendor systems and our backend fund management legacy systems. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Planning and maintaining testing environments
  • Test estimations for Sprints and Releases
  • Estimation and planning of the test preparation and test support for all backlog items
  • Directing and supporting all aspects of preparing and executing functional test scripts during the sprint
  • Analysis and setup up of all supporting test data
  • Accurate recording and reporting of test progress
  • Accurate and comprehensive creation, escalation, and management of defects
  • Creation and maintenance of regression test packs
  • Active participation in the Scrum, Sprint Planning, Refinement, Sprints, Reviews and Retrospective
  • Active participation in client acceptance UAT and Model Office, planning, coordination, and delivery 
  • Daily update and maintenance of test scripts and defects

The Ideal Candidate

Requirements 

  • Working knowledge of Fund/Asset/ Investment Management, Trade Lifecycle, Financial Services business processes (Straight Through Processing, Back Office Processes, and order management systems)
  • Motivated individual who is and interested in learning current & new testing methodologies, techniques, and approaches 
  • Experience in using Excel to manipulate data sets

Desirable to have 

  • Experience using SQL to interrogate databases for test data preparation and checking test execution results 
  • Experience in testing integrated systems comprised of Browser/Web Portal (HTML/XML/JavaScript), Cloud Services (Java, SQL), Third Party and Legacy systems

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups, to enable us to bring a diversity of perspectives to our thinking and conversation. It is important to us that we strive to have a workforce that is diverse in the widest sense. All offers of employment at SS&C are subject to background verification checks. The accuracy of all information you submit as part of your application is vital and may be used as part of the background-checking process should you be successful.

Package Description

  • Competitive starting salary, followed by regular reviews and increases, as milestones are met.
  • Hybrid working environment 
  • Fully paid training and qualifications
  • Competitive holiday policy
  • 6% employer pension scheme contribution
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Single person healthcare
  • Flex benefits scheme
  • Discount scheme
  • Sports and Social groups
  • On site canteen

SS&C

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