IG Group is a worldwide leader in financial derivatives and spread betting with technology at the core of its business. We are seeking a passionate QA engineer to join our team testing Oracle Database aspects which are key to the success of our trading platforms.
You will be enthusiastic about making contributions that help the team meet the challenges we face, delivering high-quality software within a complex business domain.
You will be comfortable working closely with both business and technical stakeholders to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Technology is a passion for you and you are interested in learning ideas and practices from across the industry by attending conferences, meetups and putting your learning into practice.
You understand that mastery is a journey and are committed to continual personal improvement that comes from a deep-seated desire to be the best you can be.
Technology stack : Oracle Databases, Toad, SQL, PL / SQL, utPLSQL, Git, Java, Shell Scripting
Work within the Quality Assurance team to test new functionality, as well as regression testing a multitude of different software applications
New tests development
Converse directly with the Business and IT teams to ensure a suitable understanding of requirements and required test coverage
Raise and manage any defects identified throughout the software development life cycle
Contribute to the IG Group Quality Assurance strategy
Work as part of an Agile / Scrum development team
Provide QA guidance to the team
Experience and Skills
Understanding of testing methodologies and their application, including UAT and System Testing
Energetic and analytical approach to problem-solving
Ability to use necessary tools to debug problems with the software
Ability to demonstrate understanding of software testing techniques
Good understanding of CI / CD
Understand the relationship between database tables, keys and indices
Write a simple select or SQL statements along with more complex join queries
Interpret more complex queries
Understand key concepts of the relational databases
Working Knowledge of : Oracle databasesSQLGitBamboo or JenkinsUNIX
Knowledge of PL / SQL
Basic knowledge of Java and shell scripting
Experience of iterative / agile development methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban)
Experience with automated testing through development and execution of automated test scripts
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Friendly and approachable manner
Self-starter and very organized
Innovative and thinks outside the box
Interest in Automation, QA, financial markets, trading and a willingness to learn more about them
Degree level education (in relevant / related subject)
Knowledge of financial industry, especially CFDs, Equities, FX and Futures
Previous automation experience on a trading platform