IT.Quality Assurance - Automation

Information Systems & Technology Makati City, Manila


IT QA Automation Engineer – Private Equity

Makati, Philippines


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our Product Development team you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

Your Role:

IT QA Automation Engineer – Private Equity:  The PE IT team supports Citco’s fast growing Private Equity (PE) Fund Administration  business.   The data and applications environment supports our global PE business teams and clients with approximately $400 billion under administration. The IT QA Automation Engineer works closely within a cross-functional organization of business stakeholders, developers, and infrastructure engineers to define, measure and verify Quality Standards and Controls through all phases of the SDLC in this fast paced and growing line of business.  It will also be necessary to align with CITCO’s global governance standards and ensure PE IT benefits from our global best practices for Quality Assurance.

About You:

To be successful, the individual must have excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills with an ability and willingness to try new and modern technologies to meet the specific requirements of each project.  Strong knowledge of QA Automation approaches and technologies as well as a demonstrable ability to put these into practice are keys to a successful candidate.


Technical Skills:

  • Experience in software / data / systems Quality Control and Testing
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in test automation for web applications and web services
  • Demonstrable knowledge of testing methodologies and influencing positive improvements within the organization
  • Self-motivated, innovative and analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Think creatively and propose options/solutions to challenges
  • Experience with Jira, in particular X-Ray would be an advantage
  • Experience in any of the following, or similar, is required:
    • Selenium with C# or JAVA
    • MS SQLServer SQL – ability to query tables, join tables, use set operators
  • Experience in any of the following, or similar, is an advantage
    • Powershell and or Python
    • XPath
  • Experience with Selenium, Cucumber and/or other record / replay UI test frameworks
  • Familiar with Web Services and testing using RestAssured, SoapUI, Postman, HTTPClient or similar
  • Integration of automated tests with Continuous Integration solutions such as Bamboo
  • Clear understanding of the purpose and difference between functional / performance / stress / soak/ smoke and regression testing
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and manage and prioritize tasks with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively in a global team environment
  • Financial Services experience with knowledge of financial accounting, Private Equity services industry an advantage
  • The following skills are a plus:
    • Experience with workflow-based applications
    • Experience of systems integration, web service and ETL base applications
    • Knowledge of FIS Investran also an advantage
    • Adaptive to change and feedback from team members
    • Working with other teams to solve complex problems


In terms of cultural fit, the successful candidate will be self-motivated and energized by working amongst a group of thoughtful, smart, fast-paced and successful colleagues. He or she will enjoy being a part of an organization focused on excellence and will be a naturally collaborative individual who enjoys interacting with individuals at all levels.  Additionally, he or she will be a strong team player with a proactive approach and the ability to take initiative with discretion and judgment.


Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.


We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.