Associate II SQA Engineer

IHS Markit (Gurgaon, HR, India) 1 hour ago

Department overview:

The MarkitSERV Testing group’s primary focus is on the testing phase of the product development cycle. The group also has a responsibility to champion quality and process improvements in the delivery of all applications that will be on-boarded on new (micro-services based) platform. Platforms are extensively using CD model and cutting-edge technologies viz Git, OpenShift, Elastic Search, Python, Cucumber Framework, Protractor Framework.

The strategic direction is the global harmonisation of this platform and on-board various applications across the BU on this. QA group is technically supporting cross functional team through an elaborated QA Infra and automation and performance test suite. QA group works across several locations – London, New York, Gurgaon and Chennai.

Position summary

Works as a part of QA team with members in New York and London as well as Developers, technical architects, product staff and Business analysts to flush out requirements and create test plans, test scenarios, test cases and automation of test cases and create detailed test reports. Work with technical architects, infrastructure team to set up QA environments and establish required infrastructure for them

A good understanding of BDD and financial background is preferable as the individual will liaise with technology leads, development teams, Business Analysts, Product Development, Product Managers, Operations/Evaluators and application support teams

Duties & accountabilities

Must Have

  • Work closely with product team to understand the requirements from business perspective
  • Coordinate with Product and QA teams to ensure the specifications are implemented in Gherkin format and thus easier implementation to BDD automation framework
  • Design and write maintainable automated feature scripts using Java, Cucumber/Gherkin. Review the code quality/coverage using industry standard tools e.g. Sonar
  • Execute/run test cases, review test results and report defects using Elastic Search.
  • Able to work as a domain SME for the team and groom other team members on domain/functional aspects
  • Extensive coordination with product and Dev team on requirement gaps and functional issues resolution
  • Coordination with Performance test team to provide the necessary functional details

Good to Have

  • Understanding & Hands-on experience of Investment Banking Domain
  • Good understanding of Financial Products
  • Understanding of FPML schema designing, XML messaging/MQ’s & assisting BA functions
  • Trade Lifecycle & Workflow Understanding
  • A programming experience in Java
  • Testing Certifications – ISTQB
  • Domain Certifications - NCFM, CFA Foundation

Business competencies

Education and experience

  • University Graduate with a Computer Science or an Engineering degree.
  • Strong Background in Testing Methodology
  • 4-8 Years in a structured testing organization.
  • Good exposure of working in agile environment and geographically distributed teams.

Commercial awareness

  • In-depth knowledge of OTC Derivatives, Trades lifecycle, Regulatory/Compliance, Front - end  trade booking applications.
  • Understanding of BDD test framework is a plus.

Management requirements

  • Management experience not required.

Personal competencies

Personal impact

  • A self- starter who balances personal initiative with team initiatives
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities and requirements


  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely on all levels (team, management and customers)


  • Ability to work well in a global team with lots of direct contact both inside the team and to the users of the service

Company overview

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence.

IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500.  We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defence, chemical, and economics and country risk. 

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.


IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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