Lead QA Analyst - All Automation, 65% test strategy, Cucumber - global applications

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, États-Unis
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • 23 avr. 19

Lead QA Analyst - All Automation, 65% test strategy, Cucumber - global applications

Description
CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day, whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. We're small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.

To learn more about what a career at CME Group can offer you, visit us at  www.wherefuturesaremade.com .

The Lead QA Analyst role is responsible for leading a team that drives and executes the strategy for technology advances in CME's electronic trading platform. This individual is responsible for leading projects for systems that must achieve a unique blend of ultra-low latency performance, the capacity to seamlessly facilitate the busiest trading days in the world economy, and rock-solid reliability and integrity, all while undergoing rapid release cycles. Achieving these goals will require an understanding of both the underlying technology and the development, testing, and deployment lifecycle of the applications. The candidate must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and possess the ability to lead others to achieve the critical mission of the team.

50-70% of the position is: Leading test strategy, leading liaison efforts with development teams, and helping with long term initiatives, mentoring, and dividing up testing work amongst senior and mid-level qa individuals.

30% - QA Testing, Test Cases, Troubleshooting

Principal Accountabilities

  • Communicate with a wide audience spanning both internal and external teams.
  • Ensure that the team is complying with the SDLC process
  • Execute responsibilities in addition to providing oversight and planning activities, including ownership of a project's test strategy
  • Identify efficiency opportunities while also exploring innovation and means of implementing new  technology/processes.
  • Mentor and groom team members by  demonstrating/modeling  how a mentee might develop greater initiative, increased independence, and self-reliance.
  • Provide domain-level expertise both on the application under test and testing practices.

Skills & Software Requirements

  • 10 years + QA Experience
  • 2+ years in a Lead QA Capacity
  • SQL, Linux/UNIX with some knowledge in Java/C++.
  • Core Java environment - exposure to this is a big plus
  • 3+ years of Cucumber and Gherkin
  • Strong understanding of financial systems, more specifically trading environments


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