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Financial Services

Senior Test Analyst


  • Salary: Up to £55,000 DOE
  • Location: London
  • Contract: Permanent

The Senior Test Analyst will be based in central London, working for one of the UK’s largest provider of solutions to major financial institutions, brokers, asset managers and service providers. As the company has grown, it has moved into various highly specialised business areas and in each of these areas it has developed mission critical systems on which clients are able to base their businesses. This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Test Analyst to joining a friendly, collaborative team within vibrant, forward-thinking organisation.
The Senior Test Analyst is a key position in assisting the development of the client’s objectives, with particular emphasis on successful and timely testing of standards and data transformation libraries. You will have responsibility for reviewing and implementing new methodologies and tools throughout the project. In addition, the Senior Test Analyst will provide mentoring, leadership and direction to other team members, as well as ensuring the quality of the team’s output is of a consistently high standard.
Key Responsibilities:

Analysis of standards to formulate test cases and testing strategy
Creating test cases and executions for SWIFT MT library and other Standards libraries
Creating test cases for mapping libraries and bespoke mapping implementations.
Ensure the timely delivery of test deliverables in accordance with the schedule

Organise defect management related activities

Other Responsibilities:

Analysing industry messaging specifications to construct test cases and ensure that the information is correctly represented within the product libraries
Working independently and with other team members to ensure all new/modified mapping rules are thoroughly tested
Working alongside the development team to test new product features and to provide feedback for future developments
Using the CRESTBridge application team in preparation of functional test plans, necessitating use of both business analysis and testing skills

Personal and General Skills:

Ability to work independently and as part of a team (internally and with customers)
High attention to detail
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Good communication skills
A pro-active attitude and a keenness to learn
A willingness to appreciate and understand our clients’ business needs

Required Technical and Product Skills:

SWIFT MT Knowledge

Useful Technical and Product Skills:

XML/XML schema
JSON/JSON schema

Keywords: SWIFT MT, Analytical, XML schema, JSON schema
Contact Details: To apply please contact the Recruitment team on 0333 242 3660 or email
Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies
We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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