In these unprecedented times Citi Belfast is continuing to hire.
We have successfully interviewed & on boarded many candidates remotely throughout the lockdown. Our continued plans to grow in Belfast demand that we continue to attract & retain talent.
Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.
Compliance Technology is building a sophisticated next generation surveillance solution on top of a distributed data platform. The Belfast team is the global centre for the creation of feature-based surveillance algorithms using cutting edge technologies and techniques. The volume and variety of data involved in these surveillances and the complexity of the algorithms results in one of most challenging and appropriate use cases for big data technologies.
Role / Position Overview:
The QA Engineer is a critical part of our engineering organization, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to test components of our strategic Surveillance Platform (Total Conduct) encompassing Data Ingestion & Enrichment, Behaviour Analytics, Elastic Search and UI.
Contribute to delivery through all aspects of the Agile software development lifecycle.
Identify opportunities for test automation and efficiencies through automation.
Build Automated test framework and tests to exercise different aspects of our application system.
Pro-actively manage own tasks and projects to agreed deadlines.
Adopt and provide feedback on best practices in conjunction with Test Leadership function.
Collaborate to identify innovative ways to improve practices and procedures.
Strong client focus with an emphasis on quality and stability.
Hands-on experience of a production implementation of Hadoop with massive data volumes
Potential to contribute to projects involving complex feature-based data algorithms
Exposure to data science and surveillance functions in a dynamic and challenging industry with regular close collaboration with our surveillance portfolio clients
Experience in all aspects of software testing in an Agile environment.
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test designs (functional and non-functional).
Hive / Spark
Scripting (Python preferable)
Experience of reporting testing progress in an Agile environment.
Experience in proposing, adopting or providing feedback on new processes & technologies.
Experience with bug tracking, test case management and source control systems.
Ability to highlight and escalate risks
Experience in testing a system that processes large volumes of complex data
Experience in non-functional testing techniques
Strong ability in working with database queries; including creating queries that are precise and efficient.
Capital Market and/or Financial Services knowledge (Trading, Market Data or Compliance).
Demonstrable knowledge of Continuous Integration and associated automation techniques (including scripting).
A strong degree in any mathematical subject including physics, mathematics, engineering or computer science
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Adept written and verbal communicator
Highly adaptable and be willing to mentor and train more junior team members
Organized and prepared to manage multiple parallel pieces of work
Prior experience working with remote teams
What we Offer:
As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;
23 days paid annual leave
Award winning pension scheme,
Life assurance and
Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.
In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.
Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.
Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.
Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Citi Group to view a wide selection of our current jobs.
Citi is the proud winner of the 2020 Large Employer Innovation Award at the N. I. Apprenticeship Awards.
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