QA & Testing Engineer- Assistant Vice President

QA & Testing Engineer- Assistant Vice President

Job ID: 3179324
Full/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Listed: 2018-11-02
Location: New York, United States of America


Our technology teams are responsible for the bank's entire information technology infrastructure. They develop and maintain the software required to support the bank's business. The teams work closely with the businesses and other infrastructure units to modernise the bank's IT systems to reduce complexity, risk and enable business growth.

With award-winning mobile banking apps and trading systems, our technology helps Deutsche Bank deliver high-quality products to clients. We make sure that the phones and computers work and that emails are delivered - but we also develop solutions that help our people share their knowledge, expertise and passion for our business.

Deutsche Bank sees itself as a technology-driven company that can gain market share with new, cutting-edge ideas. The ambition is to be a leader in the area of digitalisation.
We are making investments into digital technology across all businesses to enhance the client experience, harness the power of data, and strengthen efficiency and controls by increasing automation. We are also collaborating with external partners such as start-ups, FinTechs, and technology specialists worldwide to discover and implement innovative solutions for our clients.

Deutsche Bank has become one of the first financial institutions to establish a professional research and development department, including capabilities such as four innovation labs and the digital factory in Frankfurt.
Join us here, and you'll constantly be looking ahead. We'll look to you to capitalise on new technological trends that can reshape our business and deliver value for our clients, whilst still meeting the demands of customers, regulators and the markets.

Position Overview

Job Title: QA & Testing Engineer
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Location: New York, NY

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany's leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We're driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients' real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.


In order to meet the growing demand of the Rates and GCT (Fixed Income, Derivatives) businesses, a Technical QA & Testing Specialist is required to take over QA testing for applications within the Rates and Credit Pre-Trade space, including the TradeGate application.

TradeGate is the front office system for electronic trading of bond and derivative products. TradeGate is the single price source for electronically traded bonds with distribution to multiple different markets and exchanges. It provides a pricing engine, electronic trading and risk management for Fixed Income products. TradeGate is used to fulfil market making obligations, for execution on exchanges, and for negotiation with customers. TradeGate has components for real-time risk, trading P&L, and trade capture.

TradeGate is linked to numerous electronic markets or 3rd party systems (approx 60). Depending on the market some or all of the following functionality is supported: firm quoting, indicative quoting, customer trading, and consumption of market data. TradeGate's key markets include Autobahn, TradeWeb, Eurex, Reuters and Bloomberg.

We are looking for a strong testing skills to automate and execute manual tests for regular software releases of the various components that make up the TradeGate ecosystem. You would have previous relevant testing experience, with financial knowledge/experience preferred.

You will have a mix of strong technical skills with excellent problem solving abilities. Strong communications skills are an absolute must as you will be expected to work with developers to analyze defects and report on testing progress.

The role will include:

  • Setup automated testing where applicable
  • Perform integration testing involving multiple up/downstream systems
  • Create test cases and test plans from scratch
  • Analyze test results and produce detailed issue reports
  • Making sure all QA artifacts are in line with Bank Test Standards
  • Ensuring test environment stability
  • Running regular smoke tests
  • Coordinate and perform non-functional testing (including but not limited to performance testing)
  • Communicating testing issues to developers and project managers

If you are a smart, self-motivated individual who is keen to make a difference, we would love to speak to you. We like people with a genuine interest in the application of technology in the real world.

Clear & concise communication is a must-have, as is a focus on getting things right for our internal customers. We work in a collaborative environment so you must have an open and analytical mind.

Essential Technical Skills:
  • Quality Center / ALM or similar
  • Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases (Oracle / Sybase, etc)
  • Unix/Linux

Preferable Technical Skills:
  • Experience with HP QTP / UFT and VBScript, or similar
  • TIBCO Rendezvous / JMS / Solace

Education / Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, etc) and/or equivalent experience
  • ISTQB Certification in Software Testing (Foundation Level) desirable but not essential

Background / Work Experience Required:
  • Testing and/or test automation experience
  • Financial services experience, ideally Fixed Income product area but consider others with Financial services experience as well
  • You must demonstrate strong commercial aptitude / awareness and have an appreciation of the business drivers for technology

Language Required:
  • English

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