Full Job Description
The primary responsibility of this position will be to ensure adequate testing of development code prior to release to production. The Senior QA Engineer will work with the QA Specialist and mentor other QA Engineers. The Senior QA Engineer will join QA Specialist in interfacing with EPM staff as well as CTO staff.
The focus of the Senior QA Engineer will be to build technical expertise in our applications. The ability to build technical relationships with Application Development staff is a strong requirement for this position.
The Senior QA engineer should focus on automation and process efficiency. Work products produced (test plans, test cases, etc.) must be of such quality that they can be used as examples for QA Engineers.
What you are good at
Create test cases according to standards – manual and automated
Perform problem solving and root cause analysis when defects occur
Update Quality Center according to standard
Engage Application Development in defect resolution
Lead the creation of test plans – including technical and business requirements and tool selection
Identify risks and prepare mitigation plans
Assist QA and Release Specialist in preparing implementation timelines
Develop Test Data Strategy
Assist QA Specialist in determining appropriate test environments
Complete defect tracking and follow through to ensure completion
Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization
Support and provide constructive feedback on existing processes and standards
Research and evaluate new testing technologies and tools
Become technically competent in the technologies used by Application Development organizations
Evaluate and recommend process or technical changes to partner organizations
What you have
5+ years of software testing experience is a firm requisite
Must have minimum 2+ years’ experience in Windows, LINUX, UNIX, JAVA, Web Services, SQL Server is a must have
Must have minimum 2+ years’ experience in Automation tools – UFT, Selenium, JUnit, Soap UI are firm requirements
Demonstrates a solid understanding of product lifecycles as well as how technical systems work and interact
Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving/decision making skills
Must be very detail oriented
Should be familiar with C++, InterSystems CACHE, Oracle, , HTML, XML
Solid understanding of test repository or defect tracking systems
Knowledge of financial markets/operations background
Excellent communication and organizational skills, team player
Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
Ability to resolve issues In a timely manner
Ability to prioritize workload in an efficient manner
Effective listening skills
Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting as well as independently with minimal error and guidance
Sense of urgency and commitment to providing the best support possible to both internal and external clients
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of associates in the organization well as solid facilitation skills
Must be able to act in a SME role for various projects and initiatives
A minimum of 2 years’ experience managing small-to-medium sized projects
Must possess a solid understanding of how various systems and applications interact
Ability to resolve issues In a timely manner
Superior client service skills
Why work for us?
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