Senior Test Analyst

Permanent contract|London|Information Technology

Senior Test Analyst

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Information Technology


Description of the Business Line or Department

IT works to ensure that it delivers the services that the business needs to compete and serve Société Générale's clients. The objective is to deliver production services in a well-controlled 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. 

  • Delivering IT services and solutions that enable GBSU to deliver its business objectives.
  • Ensuring a cost effective, high quality, flexible and well controlled production service for business applications systems and IT infrastructure.

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.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

 To deliver one of our key project deliverables with the creation and development of the GMI automated regression test suite for Listed Derivatives and the Trade Service project.

 The next phase of the GMI project requires a deep analytical approach to identify and develop the right solution.

 The creativity to imagine better testing solutions with the focus and enthusiasm to push those forward.

 Strong Understanding of Test Fundamentals and Processes

 Excellent technical testing skills required

 Test Automation skills

 Analytical skills

 Good business knowledge (Knowledge in Derivatives, Equities or Financial Investment Banking)

 Be able to present requirements and solutions clearly in written and verbal form

 The ability to maintain excellent working relationships with our GBSU partners and to manage and drive the project to completion.

Summary of responsibilities 

§ Support the Global Test Manager

§ Help and support other members of the team for specific applications as required

§ Working with onshore and offshore teams

§ Take ownership, be organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, disciplined, professional, and a team player in a fast-paced environment handling multiple demands

§ Act with integrity and due skill, care and diligence in carrying out your duties. Your actions should always be able to satisfy high standards of scrutiny.

Observe proper standards of market conduct. Responsibility to ensure that you take reasonable steps to be fully aware of, understand and comply with all regulatory requirements from all regulatory bodies that are applicable to your business.

Level of Autonomy and Authority

§ Self Motivated

 Work with Test Analysts globally and other SG teams

 Assist in supporting other members of the team in specific applications and test processes

Profile required


 Technical skills

 Analytical skills

 Ability to work with a global team

 Ability to work under pressure within a challenging area

 Ability to make decisions


 Strong Understanding of Test Fundamentals and Processes

 System Testing / UAT / End to End testing

 Test Case creation

 Automation Testing

 Understanding of full project life cycle


Fluent English

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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.

Reference: 20000R1L
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/02/08
Publication date: 2020/12/04