Senior QA Engineer

 Montreal, Canada       Permanent contract        Information Technology

Responsibilities

Department Summary:

GBSU/EQD has worldwide responsibility for supplying GBSU various divisions with all the IT and operations resources necessary for them to function under competitive conditions in terms of technological standards, service quality and cost.   GBSU/EQD/SEP is composed of talented professionals who every day translates ideas into action by combining the strength of our expertise in IT with a deep understanding of investment banking. Our teams are ensuring that we deliver the service our businesses need to compete and serve Société Générale's clients. Our objective is to deliver great production services in a well-controlled, high quality and cost-effective way, and to deliver competitive application systems that allow GBSU to grow its business in existing and new markets, launch new products and take advantage of new opportunities when they arise. We are responsible for facilitating entry to new markets, compliance with regulatory needs, growth in business volumes, and operational efficiency improvements in our overall front to back processing environment.


You will be joining as the Release Manager / Senior Quality Assurance QA Engineer, and will have the opportunity to bring about effective quality transformation for the future.

Day to day, your role will include the following:

You will be joining as the Release Manager / Senior Quality Assurance QA Engineer, and will have the opportunity to bring about effective quality transformation for the future.
Day to day, your role will include the following:

·   Contributing as a Quality Assurance QA Engineer focusing on quality of releases and helping the automation of release management process through CI/CD

·      Functional Testing of applications including the validation of end to end workflow.

·      Documentation and execution of test approach and test cases for the verification and validation of software requirements.

·     Analytical evaluation of requirements and documentation of test strategy, test plan and test cases.

·     Clear documentation of reported bugs. Follow-up with development team on reported bugs and incorporation in regression testing.

·      Maintenance of regression testing and automation using in-house tools.

·      Efficient status reporting to Management on a regular basis.

·      Meeting deadlines and finding solutions to meet appropriate test needs.

·      Strong hands on experience in use of SQL scripts

·      Creation & writing of test strategies, automate tests

·      Effectively manage the Client Relationship with the end user community



Profile Required

Competencies: 


TECHNICAL:

Required:

  • Developed automated BDD test frameworks using UFT.
  • Experience in Automation Tools: UFT, Loadrunner or JMeter
  • Languages/Frameworks:  VB script, Python
  • Database knowledge and hands on experience using SQL in heavy data validation
  • Experience of CI/CD tools like Jenkins, GITHub
  •  Experience of Defect management tools Jira and ALM

 

Desired / Plus:

  • Languages/Frameworks:  C#, Python, Shell script, Loadrunner, Pytest
  • Source control tools
  • Knowledge with trading business processes (both Equities and Fixed income)
  • Agile development practices


Qualifications:


Experience Needed:

• 3-5 years Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering background


Educational Requirements:

• BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent


Languages: (Other than English)

• French helpful, but not mandatory


Business Insight

Societe Generale opened its Canadian headquarters in Montreal in 1974 to offer its financial services to corporations, financial institutions and governments. The Toronto and Calgary offices were opened in 1978 and 2006 respectively.

We now employ over four hundred people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the field of information technology, with the opening of our SG Montreal Solutions Centre subsidiary which, thanks to its geographical location and its cultural diversity, provides computer support and development for the New York and Paris teams.

Interested in Corporate Social Responsibility matters such as contributing to the protection of the environment or giving back to the local communities?

Several Employee Resource Groups have been put in place at Societe Generale in Canada to help you achieve a sense of fulfilment towards causes that matter the most to you!

Get on board and get involved! We are here to support you!


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 2000041D
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 14/05/2020
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Senior QA Engineer

Permanent contract   |   Montreal   |   Information Technology