Automation Test Analyst (Financial Services)

 Location: Bristol
 Salary: Excellent
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Automation Test Analyst (Financial Services)

Excellent Salary



Posted Thur 21 November


Start date Jan – Mar 19


Our client, a leading financial services house is actively looking for an Automation Test Analyst (Financial Services) to join their team. The Automation Test Analyst (Financial Services) will report into the Senior Test Analyst and be responsible for developing automated and technical testing for various fund platforms. This would be the perfect role for a an experienced automation test candidate looking for a bit more breadth within a progressive organisation.


Responsibilities of the Automation Test Analyst (Financial Services):


- Working closely with Testers, Business Analysts and Project managers to identify test automation and process improvement opportunities

- Prioritisation of work and stakeholder management, working with multiple test teams

- Working with the technical teams to design and deliver the most efficient testing/ delivery approaches using the best tools for the job

- Empower other testers with automation capability (support and training)

- R&D for testing frameworks and tools

- Advocate for automation/ technical testing and improvements to the testing and delivery process


Background of the Automation Test Analyst (Financial Services):


- Extensive experience working within a Test Automation environment

- Testing experience working within financial services highly preferable

- Knowledge of Fund Platforms, Life & Pensions also preferable

- A sound understanding of the principles of software testing and able to demonstrate continued learning

- Experience of using automation frameworks

- Solid VBA skills are essential

- Good understanding of automation architecture preferable

- Exposure to VB scripting, C#, SOA Test or SOAP UI and working with XML files preferable

- MS SQL Server experience preferable


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Gordon wants: Automation, Test, VBA, Financial Services


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Associate Director - IT & Change

Gordon Willmott

Gordon is one of the founding members of Meraki Talent and heads up the growing IT and change division covering both the financial services and the commerce and industry space. Gordon is an experienced recruiter, having spent over a decade in the industry. In his spare time he mentors for The Princes Trust in Scotland.