The incumbant for this postion is is an experienced QA professional with an understanding of how all pieces of a complex distributed system interact and function together. The position emphasizes 50% Web front end and 50% backend/DB/mainframe data setup and testing. The position requires a background/aptitude in Employee Options Systems and a desire to develop a broad and deep understanding of both the options business and the technical details of how the backend system work and flow.
The individual will have the process, technical and business skills required to test enterprise-class system software within the software development lifecycle. This position requires experience leading QA projects, coordinating and leading UAT, supporting other QA (mainly offshore) and business users in their testing effort, working with developers, doing data setup, logging and tracking bugs, providing status and risk assessment. Prior QA experience and technical aptitude is required. A technical and/or strong business degree/background is required to be able to work with all the technologies and tools used in testing; particularly mainframe, database & Web technologies.
1. Demonstrate key QA skills and practices.
2. Execute test cases, both manual and automated, for assigned areas.
Report test results and defects utilizing appropriate departmental software programs
Demonstrate technical skills to support QA automation and backend testing.
Produce significant and measurable results in QA efficiency
Review Requirement specifications, attend review meetings, provide feedback, create test plans from requirements and present test plans for review and sign off.
Ability to work flexible hours and remotely as needed to accommodate global development schedules.
Education & Training
4+ years experience as a Software QA Analyst
Experience testing complex Web, mainframe and middleware software.
Experience in 1 or more of the following: Programming/scripting languages (C#/Perl/etc), command line operation systems (Unix, Linux, VMS, Windows commands), XML, Web Services or SQL
Background in stock, finance and/or banking industry.
Ability to lead projects, chair review meetings and train/guide QA/UAT testers in the application and make sure issues are resolved in a timely manner.