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QA Engineer (f/m/x) financial area Cork - P748

Fox Department

Posted on May 16, 2021 by Fox Department

Cork, Ireland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

On behalf of our client, an international finance institute located in Cork, we are looking for an external resource with skills and abilities as stated below:

QA Engineer (f/m/x) financial area Cork - P748

Field of activity

Investment Funds Section builds and maintains several applications to provide our Clients customers, performing and efficient tools to manage Investment Funds Order Routing and Transfer,

Custody or Settlement activities over multiple type of media including SWIFT 15022, 20022, Front End, Fax, etc.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the QA Engineers role is to carry out testing activities related to IFS applications and to ensure all deliverables and releases are according to requirement specification and of high quality.

The QA Engineer is responsible for carrying out functional testing, regression testing, prioritizing and re-testing defects.

Main duties/responsibilities:

Creation of test plans:

  • Identify/define how testing for the project will be conducted.
  • Define what exactly will be tested and how.
  • Prepare and document any set up work needed for specific testing, ie Data preparation for specific scenario tests, writing of test cases in HP ALM.

Conduct testing:

  • Execute tests as documented in the test case.
  • Log defects and work with Developers to resolve.
  • Retest and close defects when they have been resolved.
  • Work closely with Business Analyst, Development, Project Manager and Business end users to achieve timely resolution of issues that arise during the project.
  • Gather high quality, efficient test results and log detailed specific defects.
  • Maintain QA processes in all stages of the Software Development Lifecycle.

Perform Regression tests:

  • Ensure all regression scripts are kept up to date in accordance with specified functionality.
  • Update regression documentation when new functionality is released.
  • Execute regression test cases as part of the overall build process.

Experience/Skills required:

  • Familiarity with translating business/functional requirements into test cases.
  • Knowledge of test case preparation and/or test execution tasks
  • QA experience in a Banking/Securities environment would be a distinct advantage
    • Knowledge of the following is an advantage:
      • HP Quality Centre/HP ALM
      • Automated Testing
      • Good documentation skills
      • Excellent inter-personal interaction and communication skills.
        • Understanding of software testing and quality assurance methodologies

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or Diploma in IT related field.


  • Fulltime (100%)
  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 month contract (with extension possible)
  • Location: Cork

Please let us know if this project is of interest for you and when you will be available.

We are looking forward to your reply.

Best regards,


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