16 July, 2020

Senior Test Analyst

Senior Test Analyst - Markets Tech 
About Jarden
We are New Zealand's leading investment and advisory group and have supported exceptional people and ideas for nearly 60 years. In June 2019 we rebranded from First New Zealand Capital (FNZC) to Jarden – a name which better reflects our origins and long-standing tenure in the New Zealand Financial Markets. Jarden advises some of New Zealand's largest public and private companies and high net worth individuals and families. Our areas of expertise are wealth management, investment banking, institutional equities, research and fixed income, carbon and FX sales trading. We are passionate about seeing our clients succeed, and when they choose Jarden, they get a partner that always endeavors to go above and beyond.
The Role
The Market Tech team is focused on the end to end trade life cycle for our clients and traders. Join us to help us support our client and traders in the exciting/evolving and complex world of trade execution.
Explore and implement testing approaches, both manual and automated however with a focus on automated, for complex systems in a fast-paced environment. Work in an environment that supports your growth by providing you with challenging tasks, space to learn new skills, opportunity to contribute to the way we work and the tech we use, and participate in innovation events.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Write and maintain tests, both manual and automated, that prove out core business function and ensure the team can move quickly with confidence
  • Analyse and diagnose issues for our users, staff and customers
  • Collaborate closely with vendors, engineers, product owners and other business stakeholders to drive the evolution of our products
  • Help your team take operational responsibility for the components that you deliver
  • Contribute to a culture founded on collaboration, transparency and openness. We promote freedom and responsibility.
And, sometimes... you may need to just muck in and help us solve some problems for our users, and yes that may involve digging around with data and producing spreadsheets, which is not our preferred tool but we are honest enough about the sometimes mundane aspects of great client and trader experiences means doing the work to understand the problem from all angles.
About You
You have a degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or an equivalent tertiary qualification. You possess an understanding or a general interest in the world of capital markets.
You have a solid background in software testing in an Agile environment
You are skilled in automation testing, including an understanding of when and how to automate - service, integration and user interface
Experience with capital markets trading and trading systems a major plus (back-office and front-office e.g. SecuritEase, FlexTrade, IRESS / IOS)
In return we can offer you great company and team culture within our fast-growing firm, and exciting long-term career prospects.


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