Automation Tester(QTP) + FX/Trading

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions APAC
  • 21 Sep 17

Automation Tester(QTP) + FX/Trading

Job Summary:
Experience: 6 - 10 Years
Work Location: Singapore

Job Description

  • This is a role requiring an excellent understanding of modern Quality Assurance methodology combined with a strong technical background. Activities include planning software test cycles, creating test scenarios using industry standards, executing software tests, introducing efficiencies through automation, reporting results to management, and tracking defects while interacting with development teams.
  • We view QA as an integral part of the development function and this role is highly embedded into the development team. Consequently the individual will need unusually strong technical knowledge for a QA role.
  • The successful candidate will need to be able to build first rate relationships with a geographically dispersed technology group as well as the business community. Critically he/she will need to be able to demonstrate evidence of QA innovation in a previous role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create clear, accurate and unambiguous technical documentation including detailed test plans, test cases, testing procedures and test results in accordance with company defined standards and methodologies.
  • Execute test cases in a precise manner.
  • Perform smoke tests, functional testing, GUI testing, backend testing and regression testing.
  • Automate, execute and maintain regression test scripts using QTP.
  • Envision new methods for improving quality and drive change in the organization.
  • Identify, prioritize, track and report defects.
  • Participate in the application development life cycle and drive quality in the development process.
  • Collaborate and partner closely with program managers, development leads, test leads and production support teams to ensure requirements are gathered correctly and software is tested to highest quality.
  • At least 4 years QA experience testing multi-tiered software applications.
  • Strong background in functional and regression testing for enterprise applications following iterative and agile methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of full software development and testing lifecycle.
  • Understanding of basic financial market concepts would be advantageous particularly derivatives.
Technical Skills
  • Tools: HP Quality Center toolset
  • Intermediate level SQL skills
  • Intermediate UNIX / Windows OS knowledge
  • Working knowledge of testing .net applications
  • Prior evidence of QA process improvement through automation
  • Good appreciation of web based technologies.

  • A good academic background, with at least an under-graduate degree, preferably in a mathematical or technical subject.
Soft Skill Competencies
  • Strong aptitude for analysis and problem solving
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail driven
  • Self Motivated
  • Flexibility - willingness to work on many technologies - perhaps where he/she has little experience.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

About Cognizant
Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients'​ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 230 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.