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Senior QA Lead (Trading Systems)

Company: Bank of Montreal
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Address:3 Second StreetJob Family Group:TechnologyAs a Senior Quality Assurance Lead, this role contributes towards testing of trading algorithms, regulatory testing across various asset classes. The role demands working in close partnership with Quants/Developers on the desk and Support teams to deliver solutions.

  • Design, write, execute, and maintain test cases for trading algo customizations, software releases.
  • Actively contribute to the software testing life cycle through manual testing, regression testing and automated testing.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand testing requirements and stakeholders' expectations.
  • Testing of vendor delivered features through active engagement with the Algo/OMS vendor.
  • Analyze system logs, configurations and other platform related data using common technology tools for test confirmation and defect analysis.
  • Assist with 15c3-5 testing and annual compliance testing for various platforms etc.
    • Leads initiatives. Able to coordinate resources and manage problems to resolution when necessary.
    • Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues.
    • Designs and supports the implementation of best-in-class testing strategies for complex solutions, across multiple platforms and businesses/groups.
    • Recommends approaches to streamline and integrate technological processes and systems in the organization to improve overall efficiency and improve the bank.
    • Ensures the accuracy and consistency of test results through documentation processes. Follows BMO's SDLC process.
    • Ensures development teams' unit testing practices are in place and confirms core criteria met prior to integrated testing delivery.
    • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations.
    • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.Qualifications:
      • 5+ years of software quality assurance experience within sell-side trading systems
      • BS/BA or MBA/MS in computer science, engineering, information systems, math or business.
      • One or more years of experience programming automated test scripts in Python, Java, or similar programming language
      • Domain knowledge across asset classes is a plus.
      • Experience with multiple vendor trading systems is a plus. ( TBricks, Fidessa, FlexTrade etc. )
      • Good understanding of order routing concepts.
      • Strong knowledge of FIX protocol, Linux/Bash including scripting, and SQL
      • Working knowledge of testing methodologies, including test case design, test scripting, defect analysis, defect reporting, and defect tracking
      • Experience with Jira, Confluence.
      • Good understanding of SDLC concepts
      • Working experience testing application in capital markets across various domains (Equities, Fixed income, Derivatives)
      • Working knowledge of financial instruments and financial market
      • Experience with 606 reporting is a plus We're here to helpAt BMO Harris Bank we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.As a member of the BMO Harris Bank team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. - We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. - We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.To find out more visit us at .BMO Harris Bank is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.Note to Recruiters: BMO Harris Bank does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to BMO Harris Bank, directly or indirectly, will be considered BMO Harris Bank property. BMO Harris Bank will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

Keywords: Bank of Montreal, Jersey City , Senior QA Lead (Trading Systems), Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey

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