Senior QA Analyst at AllianceBernstein

| Nashville, TN
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Company Description:

As a leading global investment management firm, AB fosters diverse perspectives and embraces innovation to help our clients navigate the uncertainty of capital markets. Through high-quality research and diversified investment services, we serve institutions, individuals and private wealth clients in major markets worldwide. Our ambition is simple: to be our clients' most valued asset-management partner.

IT Group Description:

The Multi-Asset Technology group supports quantitative research, model development, and portfolio management processes for Multi-Asset Solutions (MAS) unit of AB. Specifically, we directly support the Dynamic Asset Allocation (DAA) group, the outcome-oriented product group, the defined-contribution retirement solutions group, the custom alternative solutions group, the index and factor investment group, and other quantitative investment groups.

IT Job Description:

We are seeking a Nashville based Senior Quality Assurance Analyst to join our Mulit-Asset Global Technology & Operations.

Describe the role:

The Senior Quality Assurance Analyst is a key role for our firm to ensure the accuracy of tools and automation we provide to the investment professional team consisting of Portfolio Managers, Quantitative and Fundamental Research Analysts, Traders, Assistant Portfolio Managers and Multi-Asset Operations.

Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:

This role is an opportunity to play an integral role in re-platforming our investment implementation platform from a disparate collection of in-house and vendor systems to a centralized all-in-one vendor platform with custom AB provided coded on the perimeters for Order Generation and integration with AB's internal systems

The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Define quality assurance strategy and test plans consisting of
    • Building a robust regression process, making heavy use of automation
    • Build out specific test scenarios and test cases to meet the plan for each project
    • Understanding the existing vendor QA process to guide or leverage as needed
    • Working directly with the business units and the subject matter experts to design test cases for new functionality
  • Candidate must be able to perform hands-on test execution
  • Candidate will leverage and drive off-shore staffing model to to scale capacity to project needs

What is the professional development value of this role, i.e. what learning and professional growth does the role offer the candidate?
  • Acquire deep knowledge of AB's investment process which include components from a portfolio management, order and execution management and operations
  • Ability to put into practice existing test suite design experience

Job Qualifications
  • Candidate would take ownership of the quality aspect from start to delivery, including sign off and project planning.
  • Candidate would be responsible for managing their own solo execution as well as leveraging available team resources and be able to report back to status of completion and any gaps.

Qualifications, Experience, Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent four-year degree
  • 5-8 years of QA experience

  • Writing test strategies, test plans, test cases, test scripts
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • SQL, python or other programming knowledge is a plus

Preferred Special Knowledge:
  • Financial services experience
  • Experience with OMS/EMS platforms
  • Market data

With over 4,400 employees across 51 locations in 25 countries, our people are our advantage. We foster a culture of intellectual curiosity and collaboration to create an environment where everyone can thrive and do their best work. Whether you're producing thought-provoking research, identifying compelling investment opportunities, infusing new technologies into our business or providing thoughtful advice to clients, we're looking for unique voices to help lead us forward. If you're ready to challenge your limits and build your future, join us.

People of color, women, and those who identify as LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. AB does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law. AB's policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available


Nashville, Tennessee
More Information on AllianceBernstein
AllianceBernstein operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Nashville, TN and San Antonio, TX. AllianceBernstein was founded in 1967. It has 4847 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 79 open jobs at AllianceBernstein, click here.
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