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Quality Assurance Analyst

Job Summary

MarketFactory is seeking an analytical thinker to join our team as a Quality Analyst. Quality Analysts are testers and quality assurance practitioners who develop an understanding of the requirements and the technical design for the system under test. They know how to perform manual testing and will work closely with the Product Management and Engineering teams to identify and remedy system and software defects. This role requires a professional with a keen eye for details who can work resourcefully and efficiently to assure quality of programs, software, and systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain automated testing systems, and evaluate output
  • Write, implement and document test cases to identify bugs and rewrite requirements
  • Conduct exploratory testing to evaluate robustness and functionality of software products
  • Communicate feature interaction problems and identify coding problems across the system
  • Conduct exploratory testing using current literature to uncover defects in features and software malfunctions, inclusive of stress testing -- in other words, try to break stuff
  • Conduct regular software audits
  • Participate in meetings with Product Management and Engineering teams
  • Verify accuracy of data updates
  • Take business requirements and turn them into robust, focused test plans

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or other related field
  • Good knowledge of SQL
  • Familiarity with either Unix, JavaScript or C languages
  • Experience in day-to-day operations of a quality assurance department
  • Experience in robust test design
  • Strong oral and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to work additional hours as needed
  • Ability to quickly gain a base knowledge of an application, its front and back-end composition, its features, and capabilities
  • An aptitude for problem solving and identifying potential sources of error
  • Empirical frame of reference (you learn by running experiments)

About MarketFactory

MarketFactory is a financial technology company focused on providing software solutions to the foreign exchange industry. Our platform powers foreign exchange trading that seamlessly connects to 85+ foreign exchange markets, reduces latency and enables risk monitoring. Currently, MarketFactory partners with over 100 global banks, funds and ECNs/brokers/exchanges. MarketFactory is backed by FirstMark Capital and private investors.

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