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Citco Group

Quality Assurance Analyst

Citco Group

  • Dublin
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 14/12/2012
  • HR Citco Funds
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Citco are currently recruiting for a Quality Assurance Analyst to support the testing activities for a large development project. For full details visit



This position reports to the Manager of HFS Testing and is a key position within the Quality Assurance Team.



To purpose of the QA Analyst’s role is to:

  • Carry out testing activities related to projects ensuring all deliverables and release to specification and high quality
  • Be responsible for carrying out regression tests
  • Rise and prioritize bugs and re-test bug fixes
  • Become a user expert on how our products work, gaining an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses
  • Help develop the QA team by continually improving processes


Creation of test plans:

  • Identify/define how testing for the project will be conducted
  • Define what exactly will be tested and how
  • Preparation and documenting any set up work needed for specific test, i.e.  Data preparation for specific scenario tests


Conduct testing:

  • Execute tests as documented in the test case (QC)
  • Log bugs and work with Developers in resolving them
  • Retesting and closing bugs when they have been resoled
  • Keeping clear records of all bugs identified, producing progress reports on a regular basis


Perform Regression tests:

  • Ensure all regression scripts are kept up to date in accordance with specified functionality
  • Update all regression documents when new functionality is released
  • Execute regression test cases as part of overall build process
  • Use of test design techniques to provide fast, accurate, and reliable analysis to optimize test coverage.
  • Proven analytical ability to contribute to formulation of Test Plan documents
  • Assure designed test cases cover all business requirements within the agreed scope
  • Work with your test manager to develop credible, accurate, and timely assessments of quality along with detailed information about system strengths and weaknesses
  • Work closely with technical and non-technical peers and senior management to promote successful delivery of products and services
  • Contribute to projects being on schedule and meeting client needs
  • Assist in the definition of test environment and support requirements
  • Support continuous improvement of the current test process.
  • Support of User Acceptance Testing activities
  • Contribution to Test completion reports


  • 3+ years experience of following testing tools and technology: Quality Centre or other bug managing tools
  • QA/Testing experience in a technology/led company, working as part of QA/Testing team
  • 1+ years experience with database and related technologies: Java1.5, J2EE, Jet Speed, SQL, PL/SQL, VB Script & Java Script, HTML, Oracle 11G, Ms-SqlServer 7
  • Good understanding of QA processes and the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Exposure of issue management and bug lifecycle
  • Familiarity with translating business/functional requirements into test cases
  • Experience in formal testing/benchmarking methodologies
  • Ability to work as a part of the Team
  • Bachelor’s degree in computing or computing equivalent or technical-related area together with relevant working experience
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Fluent English – spoken and written
  • Strong sense of responsibility and service-minded attitude
  • Able to deal with competing pressures and set priorities accordingly
  • Self motivated, innovative and analytical with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Dynamic personality and enthusiastic
  • Pro-active attitude and willingness to put forth suggestions for constructive improvement in provision of service
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in Financial Accounting, Time and Billing, Company Entity Management, Investment Banking, Hedge Fund Services or other major financial experience

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