Mobile QA Analyst

Careers at Bloomberg

London

Posted Nov 30, 2017 - Requisition No. 63650

Imagine helping the world’s financial professionals make market-moving decisions while on the go. Our clients never stop working, whether it’s running between meetings or on their commute to/from the office. They need to monitor the latest news, track their portfolios, research potential investments, and be quickly alerted to market-moving events. Our team makes all that possible by providing Bloomberg’s leading, real-time financial data service on mobile.

Our teams develop, design and define the mobile experience on which thousands of people rely daily. You will be joining an experienced group of Mobile QA Analysts who are aligned with product-focused engineering teams based in London. You will contribute to the testing of the Mobile Professional application both within individual product teams and in support of our app store releases to clients. There are always new projects on the horizon and many opportunities to make an impact on the product itself and also on our quality processes throughout the teams.

We are looking for someone creative, technical and collaborative. Someone who is passionate about quality and constantly looking for ways to improve how we work. We test at all stages of the development lifecycle and try to automate where we can. We work on applications that are central to our business, making our team critical and our results impactful.

We'll trust you to:

  • Collaborate closely with engineers and product owners to ensure the application is tested, meets our definition of done, and provides stakeholder confidence
  • Write & execute manual functional and regression tests
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and test software in accordance to design, development and QA processes and principles
  • Create & update automated test scripts

You'll need to have:

  • Strong knowledge of testing mobile products and platforms, specifically iOS and Android
  • Passion for quality and desire to understand how customers use our products
  • An understanding of mobile development as well as continuous integration and continuous deployment processes and tools
  • Deep understanding of test case management, version control & defect tracking
  • Ability to prioritize test scenarios and testing approaches based on risk and make trade off decisions where appropriate
  • Comfort with the development lifecycle, software release processes and defect management. You should also have knowledge of scripting and command line tools
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills

We'd love to see:

  • You are familiar with Xcode, Android SDK, iOS, simulators/emulators, and Robotium
  • You are solution-driven and can thrive when working in a constantly evolving environment
  • Familiarity with BDD or Specification by Example and have used given-when-then and/or Example Mapping frameworks
  • You are passionate about mobile test automation and want to help us improve our automated testing approach & tools. You are familiar with modern mobile testing frameworks and you are keen to stay current with the latest testing practices.
  • You’ve worked in Agile teams and tested alongside developers

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are. In the meantime, check us out at http://www.techatbloomberg.com/

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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