QA Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 19 May 19

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Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile

Quality Assurance & Production Management (QAPM) provides production management, quality assurance, and end user services for Institutional Securities and Support Services. QAPM also manages the Enterprise Command Center, Enterprise Systems Management, and Technology Disaster Recovery services.

Role Profile

We are looking for a Senior QA Engineer for a role that is a combination of engineering and L3 support of the QA / Test environments that underpin the equity derivatives risk systems within the firm.

The engineering aspect of the role involves developing new tools and utilities to allow the environments to be simpler to maintain, more reliable and robust and to be easier to support by our L1 and L2 teams. Additionally it involves project work to build new environments, upgrade work to infrastructure and the analysis of complex systems used in the department to facilitate the improvement the support model.

The support work involves investigation issues that have been escalated by the L1/L2 teams. Heavy emphasis is placed on problem solving of these complex systems (these have many components and a large number of interdependencies on other components and systems) and then developing repeatable, automated solutions for future investigations that can be provided to the L1/L2 teams.

The role will also have considerable scope for the development of automated testing solutions (with BDD concept) so that the reliance on manual testing can be reduced.


Skills Required

Strong knowledge of UNIX/Linux systems and how to analyse and manage them. Good database knowledge including DDL, SQL and database optimisation.

Scripting skills either Perl or Python.

Grid Compute knowledge would be of considerable benefit.

Additional Skills Required

- Jenkins

- Git

Skills Desired

- Autosys

- Symphony

Business Skills Desired

A good knowledge of finance and banking and the different financial products would be of considerable benefit. Experience of working either within production support of QA within a financial organisation.

Understanding Equity Derivatives business, risk calculation in particular is an advantage.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more .