2017 Summer Internship - QA Test

4 months ago
Job ID
Information Technology

Nasdaq Position Overview



Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 89 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11 trillion. To learn more, visit:


Part of our team testing the Market Surveillance solution for Brokers, you will be working on the following:

  • Testing and verification of requirements. This will involve working on small testing projects to verify that the requirements have been met by the changes made to the software and/or configurations.
  • Analysing data from various stock exchange feeds. This will involve looking through data feeds from stock exchanges and understanding the meaning of the fields. This knowledge will in turn be used to verify and validate data mapping rules used to translate the data feed in to our proprietary data format.
  • Using bug tracking tools and writing test reports. This will involve reporting and tracking bugs found during testing and writing up test reports and documentation in the appropriate wiki spaces.
  • Working on and administering Linux servers. Testing is generally performed on Linux servers in the test environment. As such, the intern will be exposed to basic administering of Linux environments as well as potentially writing scripts to help with their testing and data analysis.

At the end of the internship you can expect the following:

  • Acquiring basic understanding of various financial data formats around the world.
  • Working with a wide range of teams such as Project Managers, Developers, Business Analysts and Operations.
  • Acquiring a good understanding of trade surveillance technology.
  • Acquiring an understanding of backend software testing methodologies.
  • Working with various testing and validation tools and processes.



Education, Professional accomplishments, and Certifications

  • Rising uni juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing degrees in Business, Computer Science, Economics, Finance or Information Technology majors.
  • Distinction Average as a minimum.
  • Some proficiency with Linux environments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written.
  • Well organized with ability to plan and manage their work efforts.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated with evidence of intellectual curiosity and creativity.
  • Ability to respond productively to a heavy workload and tight deadlines.


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