GFAS Test Analyst

Funds Administration
Work type:
Contract, Full Time
London/Kent, UK
Closing date:

About Bravura Solutions

Bravura Solutions is a leading provider of software solutions for the wealth management, life insurance and funds administration industries, underpinned by functionally rich technology that enables modernisation, consolidation and simplification.

Backed by over 30 years of experience, our installed or managed hosted solutions are used by many of the world’s leading financial institutions. In excess of A$2.3 trillion/ £1.4 trillion in assets are entrusted to our systems.

Upon joining the London team, you will be part of a forward thinking business that has built its success on developing innovative technology. We support our clients with a team of more than 1000 people in 12 offices across APAC and EMEA, and have two business divisions – Wealth Management and Funds Administration. We offer ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative team and inclusive culture, flexible working practices and a comprehensive benefits scheme. Bravura Solutions is focused on securing world class talent.

About the role

The GFAS Test Analyst role sits within the GFAS project team at Bravura Solutions (UK) Limited.

The GFAS project team is responsible for successful delivery of GFAS project work within Bravura’s client base.

The GFAS Test Analyst has a key role in ensuring the smooth delivery of good quality software releases to internal or external UAT. The role is responsible for validating the functional correctness of GFAS releases prior to release to client UAT.

Main activities

  • Creating and running both functional tests and end-to-end system integration tests;
  • Creating, monitoring, reporting against and managing a system test plan for individual projects
  • Managing mitigation strategies for any risks and issues identified
  • Timely escalation of issues, outside the System Test Analysts control, to Project Manager, QA and development managers
  • Reviewing and checking all test output, at each stage of the testing lifecycle for relevant testing projects
  • Audit test execution processes and oversee the reliable capture and reporting of results, giving appropriate feedback to individual testers
  • Continuous review of our testing processes, seeking to improve time to test, costs and quality metrics
  • Check that new errors are in fact errors, not duplication of existing ones, ensuring all relevant information is provided for developers and also reviewing, testing and either accepting or returning to development, bug fixes
  • Ensure timely and accurate metrics are captured and reported, as stipulated in Overall System Test Strategy for a given test project, eventually contributing to decisions to cease testing and exit a test phase.
  • Completion of an overall system test strategy for each test project or release of software
  • Ensure effective maintenance and management of the team’s test assets, (through the test index, test data backups, re-usable test sets and knowledge management).
  • Assess the impact and testing risk of software changes

To be successful in this role candidates will require:



  • Thorough understanding of the GFAS platform
  • Strong knowledge of UK/European Retail Funds and Transfer Agency industry
  • A proven understanding of the software development life cycle and structured analysis techniques


  • Good working knowledge of other TA platforms e.g. Rufus / GTAS / MFTA / ICON
  • Exposure to working within a professional services organisation
  • Experience of working within an agile methodology e.g. scrum



  • Extensive experience working on the GFAS platform
  • Proven experience working as a Test Analyst within a financial services environment

Apply now

If you believe that you have the relevant experience and knowledge for this role please apply directly below. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

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