Quality Assurance Specialist - Mobile Technologies - Contract to Perm

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Posted Aug 16, 2012 - Requisition No. 34220

The Role

Bloomberg is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist for a Fixed Term Contract to support the mobile development team. This position may have a possibility of becoming permanant. We are looking for someone who is passionate about mobile device software and financial solutions. The role will cover all aspects of Bloomberg's mobile business, ranging from messaging to market data.

Responsibilities include, but not are limited to the following:

  • Work closely as an integrated part of the mobile development team
  • Carry out regular tests on device software
  • Develop and apply software test suites using automation testing tools
  • Drive the development and maintenance of test plans
  • Interface with internal QA department


  • Proven basic programming experience e.g. Java, Javascript, Objective-C
  • Excellent understanding of QA methodology
  • Strong experience applying automated software test techniques
  • Test engineering experience
  • Energetic, creative, and flexible with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently yet collaborate with the various teams
  • An understanding of Financial markets


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with Bloomberg
  • Experience in scaling up testing
  • Release management
  • Working with external QA providers

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential
decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information,
people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through
innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional
service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers
globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging
technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and
information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law,
Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News,
delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg
Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and
multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York,
Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

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