Who We Are

We are Black Mountain, a rapidly growing software company with more than 140 employees in San Diego, New York and London. Our customers are leading Wall Street and alternative investment firms who have diverse needs that are not met by off-the-shelf solutions. We create innovative, practical, and comprehensive solutions to help our customers manage their business. We are looking for smart, creative people who can tailor our software to meet any challenge that our clients can dream up.

What We Value

  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • People who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas and driving change
  • Energetic and passionate teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Hard-working individuals who habitually do more than asked

What We Need

  • Strong technical troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Detail-oriented & strong work ethic
  • Enthusiasm for finance, testing, and technology
  • A degree from a 4 year university
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Technical experience required, particularly with T-SQL, XML, XPath and/or XSLT
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-moving environment and can successfully manage multiple competing priorities
  • 2+ years of experience in a software quality assurance analyst, business analyst, system support, or related role
  • Experience with automated, load and/or stress testing a plus
  • Experience or familiarity with buy-side investments a plus

Your Responsibilities

  • Able to function as a sole QA contributor for multiple Implementation Teams to perform testing and provide quality assurance for their projects
  • Design, write, maintain & execute functional and performance tests for multiple software applications
  • Log and monitor defects and features in our internal tracking system
  • Create and maintain testing environments and infrastructure
  • Assist with software installations, upgrades, and training for clients
  • Create and maintain both product and process documentation
  • Gather, analyze, document, and test client requirements for unique business scenarios that differ across businesses and clients
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members (Developers, Implementation Specialists, Account Managers, etc.) to enhance our product and services
  • Influence the growth of our product using feedback from clients and solutions you have implemented while working on client and internal test environments
  • Propose departmental initiatives to help improve our processes and team goals
  • Work hard & have fun

What We Offer

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact, immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities, such as monthly happy hours to promote collaboration
  • An annual trip for the whole company to somewhere where we can collaborate and have fun (Cabo, New York, Vegas, etc.)
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401k benefits
  • 4 weeks of vacation

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