Remote initially-QA Tester-NJ/ FL


Jersey City, NJ

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Role: Functional and Automation QA Tester

Locations: Hopewell NJ/Jersey City/ Jacksonville FL (Remote till office open)

Duration: 12 + months

Required Skills

  • Requires a minimum of 10 years testing experience in the Financial Services (Insurance domain )and candidate must have worked on an Agile team for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Understanding of the software development process and QA life cycle (including test preparation, data conditioning, test case design, execution, defect tracking, and status reporting).
  • The team member is required to develop test strategies, test plans and execute manual/automation test cases/scripts (this includes functional and regression scripts), report/track defects using HP ALM.
  • 10-12 years’ minimum experience on QA Functional & Automation testing background with strong analytical skills, ability to decompose requirements into testable cases covering positive, negative, variety of data scenarios
  • 10-12 years of Experience in testing backend only services, integrations with upstream / downstream systems – Development / automation coding expertise a plus with demonstration of technical skills.
  • Exposure to Web service testing. This includes strong understanding of XML schema, tools that support testing web service interface, JSON – SME SQL skills including complex query writing
  • Ability to review schema to gain understanding of DB structure, ability to use variety of SQL tools to accomplish required testing.
  • Expertise with Webservices Testing using SOATest (Parasoft) & SOAPUI.
  • Exposure in ETL testing projects and Datastage.
  • Expertise with test management tools such as HP ALM/Quality Center/JIRA
  • Expertise in ADA Testing tools
  • Automation skills required using automation tools beyond recording features, Selenium potential if strong in other skillsets
  • Ability to coordinate testing between various downstream testing teams.
  • Team focused behavior and an ability to communicate issues in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Able to work independently and make decisions that will move the work forward despite challenges.

In Addition to above nice to have :

  • Possess a broad understanding of multiple technologies, including Mainframe, DB2, IMS, COBOL, Master Data Management, Analytics, ETL, UNIX shell scripting.
  • Has an understanding of large Batch processing, knowledge of Quality Assurance methodologies,
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in COBOL, CICS, DB2 IBM OS/JCL (MVS), Testing & Debugging.
  • Knowledge of change management tools like ENDEVOR.

Desired Skills

  • Prior technology experience Banking/Financial/Insurance industry background is a must.
  • Prior Experience in Managing offshore Team members
  • Prior experience in automation testing using Parasoft SOAtest & Selenium
  • Prior experience working with an Agile based development team
  • Prior experience of working with globally distributed teams
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