Risk Tester / Testing Analyst - French Speaking

  • Location

    Paris, Île-de-France

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Phoebe Cheung

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    PCH - Risk_1555433399

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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My client, a top tier financial institution is looking for multiple Risk Tester contractor to join their team based in Paris. These are 6 months rolling contracts.

You will be working closely with business analyst, software development and support teams and take a lead on functional test campaigns relating to pricing, risk and margin calculation.

This role will be based in Paris. Strong verbal and written English and French skills are required.


  • Work collaboratively with the Business Analyst team, Risk teams and other testers to define and enhance a hierarchical library of test cases for the platform.
  • Work within a test campaign to execute agreed tests either automatically using the team's automated testing framework or manually using other application components and a suite of complementary tools.
  • Accurate recording and reporting of test results at a detailed level with a clear audit trail or at executive summary level suitable for managers and other colleagues.
  • Logging of descriptive defects which allow others to recreate issues and identify solutions.
  • Identify opportunities for system testability to be enhanced and generate specifications for the relevant development team.


  • Experience in a risk management department of a financial institution as well as exposure to technology/change management teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to review business requirements and system specifications and define functional test cases which test main day to day flows as well as potential edge cases not identified pre-implementation.
  • Able to differentiate and organise the execution of integration and end-to-end functional tests
  • Appreciation of the difference between testing against system specifications and regression testing.
  • Desire to have manual tasks automated in order to improve efficiency of testing process and improve time to market.
  • SQL skills suitable for querying extensive Oracle databases.
  • Proactive communicator who will demonstrate initiative and challenge when opportunities for improvement are evident.
  • Willingness to investigate and analyse problems, and to assess business impact/priority to escalate appropriately.
  • Strong verbal and written English/French skills.
  • Strong awareness of control environment applicable for a financial services firm providing key market infrastructure.

Please send your CV to phoebecheung@taylorroot.com

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