Senior QA Analyst

Chicago, IL 60654

Posted: 09/13/2018 Category: QA/Tester Job Number: 10882

The Senior QA Analyst (Clearing Systems) will work with Systems Analysts, the Development, and Project Management teams to understand the business/product requirements and system requirements.  You will be responsible for building & reviewing test scenarios, writing & executing test cases, and if you can break our systems - writing up the corresponding defects.  You will be exposed to automation test execution and automation test script maintenance.  With a focus on our Clearing Systems, you will be responsible for testing areas like position management and asset management.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strong background in functional testing with the ability to design and develop comprehensive automated test strategy and test cases.
  • Strong background in reviewing business and functional requirements in order to produce a test strategy and test cases.
  • Creates the Test Plan for the software release, defining resources, and test suites required for each test cycle, dependencies, risks, and the overall strategy for testing complex systems or applications.
  • Performs all aspects of verification, including functional, structural, regression and system testing.
  • Testing in a multi-tiered-based architecture.
  • Experience participating in all aspects of a full-lifecycle development methodology, and related quality concepts and processes.
  • Performs troubleshooting software / hardware configuration problems.
  • Work with technology team in building cutting edge clearing systems.
  • Testing in a multi-tiered based architecture featuring Java and JavaScript architectures.
  • Gain experience with Iterative and Agile software development methodologies.
  • Performs troubleshooting software / hardware configuration problems.
  • Develop critical testing skills and work side by side with an experienced QA team.
  • Strong background in building automated testing architectures / frameworks.
  • Experience participating in all aspects of a full-life cycle development methodology, and related quality concepts and processes.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in enterprise application testing (test case development and execution)
  • Track record of completing assignments on time with a high degree of quality.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in testing browser based UI applications.
  • Experience with both White Box and Black Box Testing.
  • Programming skills (sufficient to write automation scripts, and to validate test results in a database, or through some other non-GUI based method) is a plus
  • Prefer 3+ years of experience working in UNIX/Linux and SQL/Oracle environments.
  • Experience in working with HP ALM, QuickTest Pro and/or UFT, Python, Selenium
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or related discipline.
  •   2+ years of experience with commodity markets, financial trading environment, or equity brokerage business and exposure to futures markets.
  • Ability to build and maintain a QA lab environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of testing process, testing methodology analysis and defect reporting tools.
  • Ability to work independently and productively under pressure.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and decision making ability.

Kelly Hallgren

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