Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Montreal, Quebec, Canada  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a global FinTech firm, transforming the way financial institutions serve their wealth management customers. They partner with banks, insurers, and asset managers to help people achieve their financial goals through our unique combination of technology leadership, innovation and asset servicing.

Their services enable clients to provide best-in-class wealth management solutions to financial advisers, end-investors, and the workplace.

Today, they are responsible for over £700 billion in assets-under-administration, held by around 12 million customers of some of the world’s largest financial institutions, including Aviva, Barclays, BNZ, Generali, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, National Australia Bank (NAB), Quilter, Santander, UOB, Vanguard, and Zurich. In total, over 150 financial institutions across Europe, Asia Pacific, South Africa and North America and they employ around 3,000 people worldwide.

As an Analyst Tester you will:

• Develop and maintain a deep knowledge of the platform functionality and business processes related to their nominated functional area.
• Educate and prepare customers (external and internal) on core platform functionality.
• Working closely with our customers (on-site if required) to develop solutions and testing these solutions to meet business and technical requirements.
• Attend customer workshops when required and input into requirements on a consultative basis.
• Work closely with Solution Consultants to understand the agreed scope of a change and design solutions that meet the customers business and technical requirements within that defined scope.
• Understanding the features that make up the solution from the end user perspective, ensuring these are documented accurately.
• Author user stories that make up the assigned feature(s) using the correct business outcome driven syntax.
• Work with developers and managers to ensure business requirements are met and solutions are kept up to date.
• Ensure that any new business developments adhere to procedural and regulatory compliance requirements.
• Perform cross functional collaboration to address gaps in the business and technical solution.
• Identify and document any non-functional requirements related to the functionality.
• Provide guidance and clarity to technical resources around the business requirements and user stories.
• Support the management of defects and associated root cause analysis.
• Functionally review build artifacts for the function area assigned.
• Have a good knowledge of the regulatory environment in which the analyst operates and ensure that all solutions deliver a compliant platform.

Test Design & Preparation:

• Ensure acceptance criteria for each story is defined and covers both positive and negative testing scenarios using correct BDD syntax to feed into automation tests.
• Review/analyze business requirements to ensure they are quantifiable and testable.
• Write/Produce artifacts to support testing activities such as Test Designs, Test Matrices, Test Cases, Test Procedures, Test Scripts and Behavioral Models.

Test Execution:

• Perform structured and context-driven (formal /ad-hoc) system, system integration and regression testing as required.
• Ensure the changes developed are to an acceptable standard by reviewing solutions, conducting regular functional reviews and testing the changes end to end once the feature is available.
• Ensure that the user stories are delivered to the client at an acceptable standard of quality and conduct walkthroughs of the delivered functionality with clients (as required).
• Author reusable tests and conducting end to end system, regression and mis-use case testing as part of the production readiness process.
• Use internal defect tracking and test case management system(s) to document test cases, record defects and record test case execution results.
• Raise and re-test defects.
• Participate in defect triage meetings as directed.
• Assist with user acceptance testing if required.
• Assist with Client support activities, supporting client UAT.

Collaboration and Communication:

• Provide regular updates to the Delivery Manager on progress to plan as well as key risk and issues.
• Provide timely estimates to the Delivery Manager.
• Provide status updates on request.
• Work with the test teams both internally and externally (client side).
• Ensure that testing issues/ solutions are called out appropriately to the testing community, and where there are obvious process improvements promote to the broader teams and client engagement teams.
• Collaborate with other analysts to share knowledge, best practices, useful technology, and opportunities for cross-project solutions.
• Maintain high standards regarding written and verbal communications to ensure that information is clearly and concisely documented and appropriately disseminated.

Must Have Skills:

• Experience in an analysis or testing environment.
• 1st class degree or equivalent experience
• Experience working within an analysis or testing role previously.
• Confident, and able to take initiative given client– and delivery-focused environment.
• Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills.
• Good team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients.
• Knowledge and experience of Selenium webdriver
• Knowledge and experience with testing Rest API
• Intermediate computer skills essential (SQL experience desirable)
• Highly developed written and oral communication skills. Ideally in French and English

Nice to Have Skills:

• Experience with Microsoft .NET and C#
• 3+ years of experience in technology delivery in the financial services/wealth market.
• General investment/wealth/life and/or pensions products and the markets
• An understanding of the regulatory environment


Starting: ASAP

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