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Derivatives Product Specialist (QA) – Finance ID 219

State Street

State Street is a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors around the world.

What we are looking for:

Charles River Development (CRD), a State Street Company, helps enable sound and efficient investing across all asset classes. Investment firms in more than 40 countries use Charles River IMS to manage more than US$25 Trillion in assets in the institutional investment, wealth management and hedge fund industries.

Why this role is important to us:

Our Software as a Service-based solution (SaaS) is designed to automate and simplify investment management on a single platform – from portfolio management and risk analytics through trading and post-trade settlement, with integrated compliance and managed data throughout. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, we support clients globally with more than 750 employees in 11 regional offices.

What you will be responsible for:


  • Create comprehensive test plans with well-defined, reusable test cases from business requirements and functional specification documents.
  • Execute software testing to include functional testing, system testing, regression testing, and performance testing.
  • Create and maintain automated test script libraries for functional regression testing.
  • Document software defects in an issues tracking system and proactively communicate issues with developers and other project team members.
  • Participate in business requirements and functional specifications reviews early in the software development lifecycle process.
  • Manage scheduling to ensure efficient and effective product testing; identify and report risks to project schedule and product quality and propose new methods to control and/or mitigate risks.
  • Participate in daily standup to report progress status to Scrum Lead and project team members.
  • Provide testing leadership for the projects assigned to.

Preferred education & qualifications:

  • Successful candidate should have 5-10+ years experience in software testing in a process driven and fast-paced environment. Recent experience must include hands-on testing.
  • Extensive experience in creating test cases, scripts, use of automated test tools, testing client/server applications.
  • Strong ability to translate business requirements to technical testing solutions.
  • Extensive experience in full cycle testing including functional testing, system testing, integration testing, performance, and stress testing.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong partnership and relationship building skills.
  • Experience with financial software testing is preferred, specifically Derivatives and FIX trading
  • Experience in knowledge of industry standard best practices as related to software testing.
  • Experience in all phases of software application design, development and testing.

What we value:

• Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills

• Analytical and multi-tasking abilities

About State Street:

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Company: Charles River Development

COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street’s COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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State Street

State Street is a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors around the world.

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