Our client, a global financial services firm with investment, research, banking, finance, insurance, and other businesses, is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst/ Advanced
Position Type: Contract
Has deep knowledge of multiple complex applications and provides subject matter expertise to set direction and create test strategies and test plans for one or more releases of an application.
Participates in cross-functional discussions to review the impact of application changes from both internal and external interfaces on the quality of their applications.•
Works with application development teams to participate in solution design to ensure testability of functions and applications.
Identifies areas for improving efficiency,shortening of test cycles, and automation of test scripts
Facilitates implementation of automated test scripts. Has significant interaction with internal customers.
Role should include as its primary duty either
(a) the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.
(b) Design work (Design means a tailored design in order to meet a specific client request) or
(c) Programming (Programming means writing original programs using computer code that is intended for use on a wide scale basis. Writing test scripts used in troubleshooting problems would generally not be considered "programming" unless the script is intended to be used as a script for use on a repetitive basis for troubleshooting (i.e. - when other users call, the test script is used for the purposes of troubleshooting their issue) This position should typically be used for an advanced or lead level resource.
Dress Codes: AvailableSelected
Business AttireBusiness CasualCasual
Roles and Responsibilities:
This position is for a QA Analyst who will be responsible for testing Web-based, Client/Server and batch applications. Resource needs to be a `self-starter` and requires strong QA testing skills as well as strong analysis skills for acquiring a thorough understanding of the functional and technical design of the application(s) being supported.
Responsible for developing and maintaining test plan, creating reusable test cases, data analysis and creation of test data, conducting peer reviews, perform manual and automation execution of test scripts using Quality Center, analyze and thoroughly document defects detected during test execution.
Adhere to the defect tracking process and monitor defects so that they progress in a timely manner. Collecting and reporting test results through various metrics reporting tools and communicating to stakeholders on a regular basis. Lead other QA team members in primary and offshore locations, coordinating their work.
Assess readiness and deviation of project performance based on test results and specifications. Interact, on a regular basis, with the application's Business Analysis and Development teams for understanding business requirements and technical design and to assist with defect resolution.
Specialties Quality Assurance Yes 1 Intermediate 7-8 Currently Using 4 - 6 Years