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Job Title
QA Automation

Location
Prague

About Functions Technology

Function Technology is a business transformation department within Operations & Technology and it services a diverse range of stakeholders including HR, Financial Crime, Compliance and Central Functions Function Transformation is a global team of 2000 colleagues situated in major hubs London, New York, New Jersey, Pune and Poland Functions Transformation aim to transform the way we deliver innovative business solutions to our clients Our ambition is to own end-to-end accountability for the business solutions we provide

About Compliance Technology
Compliance Technology is a control function that helps to protect the Barclays and promote a strong compliance culture throughout the firm by providing regulatory and compliance advice and guidance (eg, through policy and training) and maintaining a risk-based program designed prevent, detect and address violations of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, deviations from industry standards and other relevant standards

What will you be doing
Be integral part of Prague scrum and perform QA activities including manual and automated testing
Capture the product vision and document QA requirements / user stories, prepare and executing testing scripts
Write and execute QA user cases adhering to standard and meeting user requirements
Collaborate with BA, Dev and stakeholders to prioritise and manage successful delivery of a leading edge product that satisfies our business needs
Working with the project / delivery manager, development and BA teams to agree on release schedules
Providing regular updates to the redelivery / project manager and stakeholders regarding progress

Additionally, the successful candidate should have soft skills to complement their technical knowledge, including technical analysis experience, strong communication and documentation skills
The candidate will be expected to proactively improve their knowledge and skills and take on greater responsibilities as they grow into their role There are significant opportunities for career development and training

Key Accountabilities

Develop a good understanding of the Compliance System(s) under test
Control and monitor testing progress, defect tracking and maintaining appropriate metrics
Provides oversight/guidance to his/ her team on day to day activities (Analysis, design, execution, reporting)
Adhere to the project testing schedules and flag immediately if there is a risk of slippage
Detailed hands on testing of new functionalities & regression of existing functionalities
Identifying test conditions from project documentation and developing test cases which provide full coverage
Work & collaborate with the delivery manager / PM, development lead to align test execution plans with software development/deployment plans
Contribute ideas and suggestions for process improvements within the project and across the test practice
Ability to work in global environment with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
Proven ability to multitask, manage concurrent global project efforts, and work with minimal supervision in a team environment
Hands on automation experience Liaising with automation team to provide cost effective solutions
Prior experience on of working in Compliance domain or IB domain is preferred
Experienced in writing Test Plan/Strategy for complicated technical and functional projects
Adopt a rigorous, quantitative approach to measuring and delivering software quality
Work closely with developers, business stakeholders and act as an integral part of the software development team using an iterative development process
Experience of working in agile projects
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
Must be able to work with global (UK, India and US) and multi-disciplinary (3rd party, contractors and Barclays) delivery teams
Expected to be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) and have strong organization skills, with ability to liaise at all levels of the organization
Act as point of contact with business users and managers during UAT phases Take ownership of UAT issues and communicate status clearly to the stakeholders
Write regular status updates for stakeholders; adapt templates and styles as required over time
Demonstrate ability to effectively, concisely and comprehensively communicate downwards, upwards and within peer circles

What were looking for
5 years of experience in QA/QA automation domain
Extensive experience of working in Agile methodologies
Prior experience working as QA/QA Automation within Compliance or Financial sector
Excellent experience with following tools and technologies
o Java
o REST Assured / REST API test automation
o Selenium
o Behavior driven development practices (Cucumber, jBehave etc)
o JIRA
o Databases - SQL Server, Oracle
o UNIX, Windows
Able to work well with IT developers in multiple locations and across other teams
Ability to work independently, multi-task, and deliver results
A proactive, self-starter, who is can be relied upon to act on initiative
Can do attitude - willingness to roll-up the sleeves in order to get things done
Collaborative style with ability to quickly build trust/credibility

Skills that will help you in the role
Professional QA certification desirable
Preferred working experience in Control Room/Conflict Management business domain

Where will you be working
With 120 thousands of employees and over 326 years of tradition, we are one of the largest banking company in the world Over the years, we have come up with many revolutionary ideas that changed the way people think about their finances; whether it was the first credit card issued in Great Britain or the first ATM machine, we have always been trying to push the banking business a little further Our Prague office is part of the Operations and Technology Division, and as such, we try our best to stay at the top of our technological game However, the technology itself is not the most important thing What matters the most to us is the way our ingenuity can help provide better service to our customers and make life easier for our employees
Interested and want to know more about Barclays Visit homebarclays/who-we-are/ for more details

Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique The same goes for our colleagues Thats why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Quality Assurance/Testing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 17th May 2020

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