Implementations QA Analyst (London)

Who We Are:

We are Black Mountain Systems, a rapidly growing software company with more than 140 employees in San Diego, New York and London. Our customers are leading Wall Street and alternative investment firms who have diverse needs that are not met by off-the-shelf solutions. We create innovative, practical, and comprehensive solutions to help our customers manage their business. We are looking for smart, creative people who can tailor our software to meet any challenge that our clients can dream up.

What We Value:

  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • Individuals who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas, and driving change
  • Energetic teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Passionate individuals who habitually do more than is asked

What We Need:

  • Proven ability to proactively learn new business requirements with minimal training
  • Strong personality and leadership skills
  • Experience with process definition and process improvement
  • Great teamwork skills
  • Detail-oriented & strong work ethic
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) and be adept at listening and soliciting feedback
  • Well-rounded personality
  • Enthusiasm for technology and finance
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-moving environment and can successfully manage multiple competing priorities and timelines
  • A degree from a 4 year university
  • Intermediate SQL Server T-SQL skills, including: Stored Procedures and Advanced Query Writing, including all practical use of all JOIN types
  • Knowledge of XML/XPath/XSLT
  • Experience or familiarity with buy-side investments is preferred

Your Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate clients’ business processes, custom workflows, reports, interfaces, and other functionality to create and execute test scripts.
  • Assess areas of risk to prioritize and estimate time required to create and execute scripts
  • Leverage automation where practical and use manual scripts where appropriate
  • Promote continuous improvement by always considering more cost efficient and effective ways to improve quality
  • Troubleshoot custom reports, interfaces and workflows using advanced query analysis and XPath skills
  • Test product-level functionality and new releases
  • End-user training

What We Offer:

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact, immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities, such as monthly happy hours to promote collaboration
  • An annual trip for the whole company to collaborate and have fun (Cancun, Cabo, New York, Vegas, etc.)
  • Private health insurance for the whole family, including dental and vision. Pension with generous employer contribution
  • 5 weeks paid time off

Meet Some of Black Mountain's Employees

Christine M.

Implementation Specialist

Christine's job is to help BMS clients get their product needs met. She translates descriptions into technical terms for developers and makes sure projects achieve the desired results.

Brent D.

Lead Professional Services Engineer

Brent helps the Professional Services Team develop and configure Black Mountain Systems applications. He trains team members in the newest technologies and gets all products client-ready.


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