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First Tier Technology : Financial Services

Manual QA Tester/Front End Trading

Post Date : 24 Jan, 2017   |   Expiry Date : 31 Dec, 2017
 
Location : Jersey City, NJ        
Skills : Manual Testing, SQL, Trading or Brokerage systems, Order Management        

Manual Tester - Front End Trading A consulting opportunity with a Major US Financial Trading and Asset Management firm in a critical role in the QA organization to drive the future direction of QA systems.  The role provides a great opportunity to work on cutting edge trading systems, innovative approaches and new technologies in a fast paced dynamic environment. Description:  The primary responsibility of this position will be to ensure adequate testing of development code prior to release to production. The QA Front End Trading Manual Tester will work with the QA Team to ensure all changes to trading applications are tested adequately. The QA Tester will be responsible for ensuring test plans and test cases follow all standards and are appropriate on a project by project basis. Responsible for using all test management tools according to standards. The focus of the QA Engineer will be to ensure all changes to our applications are tested adequately. The QA Engineer will be responsible for ensuring test plans and test cases follow all standards and are appropriate on a project by project basis. The QA Engineer is responsible for using all test management tools according to standard. Over time the QA Engineer is responsible for building technical expertise in our applications. Responsibilities: Planning • Create test plans and participate in Peer Reviews • Modify test plans based on Peer Review feedback • Identify risks and inform Senior QA Specialists, QA Managers and in some cases Senior QA engineers • Assist Senior QA Specialists and Release Leads in preparing implementation timelines • Participate in development of Test Data Strategy • Assist Release Leads in determining appropriate test environments • Work with business analysts to ensure business requirements are adequate • Highlight requirement and design gaps as early in lifecycle as possible Execution • 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 including mapping test cases to requirements • Engage application development in defect resolution • Flag test cases appropriate for regression libraries • Participate in test case Peer Reviews • Update test cases based on Peer Reviews Process • Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization • Support and provide constructive feedback on existing processes and standards • Become technically competent in all technologies used by Application Development organizations   Requirements: • 4 year college degree • Minimum of 3 years of software testing experience required • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Management or related business field required • Technical skills should include Windows, LINUX, UNIX, Tuxedo, JAVA, C++, Perl, InterSystems CACHE, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML, XML, WebLogic, Apache, TomCat, Quick Test Pro, ITKO’s LISA • Strong financial systems/operations background preferred • Knowledge of equity market • 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 effective manner • Effective listening skills • Financial services/brokerage experience 

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