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Sr. Software Engineer in Test - Budapest,

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For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios.  Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research. MSCI serves 98 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking. 

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Position Overview:
MSCI is seeking an outstanding software engineer to join our Functional QA team in Budapest. As a key member of this team, the candidate will work closely with the global teams based in Berkeley, Budapest, Mumbai and New York City to ensure that MSCI risk applications continue to provide clients exceptional quality and sophistication. The candidate is expected to be detail oriented and capable of performing multi-task assignments in a timely and independent fashion.
The candidate will work on innovative applications utilizing the latest technologies, and will be responsible for ensuring that product specifications and functionality fulfill client needs. The individual is expected to create tests, setup regression automation, and execute functional tests for risk applications. The candidate should be highly motivated, have strong communications skills, and the ability to learn quickly.


  • The candidate will have opportunity to work on innovative financial applications utilizing the latest technologies and will be responsible for understanding client needs and for ensuring that product specifications and functionality fulfill client needs. The members of our Functional QA team have the opportunity to contribute in a broad set of roles including: developing test plans and test cases, verifying web service components, and implementing and using automated test tools.
  • The candidate will be exposed on a daily basis to a range of topics in the following areas:
    • Perform test case management activities and track test requirement coverage.
    • Analyze defects found during testing to identify likely root cause and create defect reports.
    • Develop and extend automated test scripts, testing infrastructure, and all test related documentation.
    • Develop, monitor, and intervene on automated test framework for workflow, web services, and user interfaces.
    • Work with Product and Development teams to develop and execute test plans.
    • Work with Release Engineers to ensure smooth delivery of our applications to our clients.
    • Analyze our applications to identify key areas for automation.
    • Assist in streamlining and improving the daily test processes.

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science / Math / Statistics / Finance or a related field. Prefer Master's degree. 
  • Test experience with financial software
  • Project experience: Minimum 5-8 years experience in software quality assurance, functional and API based testing, performance testing and test automation. Extensive software quality assurance experience in all of the following areas:
    • Experience writing large scale service testing frameworks focused on functionality, resiliency, and performance. 
    • Experience with Scala, Java, Python or c#
    • Experience working as embedded dev qa
    • Experience working with financial systems
    • Experience testing web services
    • Experience with  the core  concepts of functional programming
    • Platform skills: Linux
    • Tools: Gradle, Stash, JIRA

To all recruitment agencies: MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website. MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes.
MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Budapest, Hungary
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