Senior QA Engineer Needed in NYC!

Offered position: Senior QA Engineer

Work Location:  NYC

Senior QA Engineer Role requires an experienced Software Quality Assurance professional with 8+ years in an automated testing role. Role requires testing of various message structures, various file/message transfer technologies, GUI interfaces, API’s, and Services. Individual must have ability to work alone on multiple projects simultaneously. The right candidate must be proactive; a go-getter with attention to detail. Candidate must be organized, collaborate often with Product and Development teams, and proactively document critical test scenarios. The right candidate will have experience testing heavily integrated systems where clients have numerous different workflows to satisfy integration their needs.

  • Grow familiar with proprietary integration systems which are used by clients to move data in and out of different applications/ systems.
  • Identify and contribute to closing quality gaps within the product offerings.
  • Programming skills are a must.
  • Test automation is a must.
  • Evaluate different test tools in accordance with product technologies.
  • Write automated tests to exercise the system and applications.
  • Experience with Java/Python.
  • Implement effective test strategies to test file delivery, data structures (FIX, XML), data values, data formats.
  • Collaborate and partner closely with Development teams to understand data feeds, data flows, data structures, API’s, and Web Services.
  • Complete test assignments in a timely fashion.
  • Design and maintain test data for projects.
  • Review and analyze Business Requirements (BRDs) and User Stories for ambiguity and testability.
  • Automate concise and organized test result reports.
  • Participate in test design discussions, reviews, and test strategy sessions.
  • Install, configure, and use tools to assist in manual/ automated test efforts.
  • Bachelor’s Degree related to Computer Science / Information Systems/Software Engineering or equivalent experience in related roles.
  • 8+ years automated testing experience with regression testing, integration testing, and/ or performance testing.
  • Deep experience using automation test tools.
  • Experience with Java or Python preferred.
  • Experience automating GUI’s on WPF platform, Rapid, Web/Webservices.
  • Familiar with MQ, FTP with FIX, XML data formats.
  • Experience collaborating with programmers and business experts to capture critical workflows for testing.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be agile and proactive to aggressively learn and work in a competitive time sensitive environment.
  • Demonstrate confidence and ability to identify testing gaps.
  • Ability to respectfully question ideas and share a point of view with others in support of the business requirements and needs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of employees ranging from entry level to senior leadership.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, troubleshooting, and tracing root cause.

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