Quality Assurance (State Street Bank and Trust Company; Boston, Massachusetts): The Software Quality Assurance position is for an experienced software professional working on State Street’s internal, proprietary Enterprise Servicing Platform, a Data warehouse tool. The position necessitates a thorough understanding of leading IT technologies and the software development lifecycle for application testing. Specific duties include: Working directly with the project team to understand the business requirements that will help define the overall software test strategy and test plans in order to execute test cases via automated tools; Working directly with users, analysts, and developers to understand business processes and the software applications subject to testing, in order to deliver high-quality software to our clients; Developing specific tests for any new software enhancement in the existing and new IT applications, both manual and automated tests as warranted; Developing automated tests for both Front end level (through front end framework using Selenium) and Backend level (through backend framework using JAVA/SQL); Participating in the metrics gathering process in order to propose and implement ongoing improvements; Interacting with peers within the Company’s QA organization to proactively determine and resolve upstream and downstream impacts; Collaborating with peers on cross-functional teams, primarily utilizing agile methodologies, to deliver high-quality software solutions; Ensuring proper procedures and controls are in place throughout the software testing process; and Utilizing knowledge of object-oriented design and coding; Micro-Services and the calls between them; different databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL etc.) and competent SQL query; Development-Operations, including code builds, deployment and environment set up operations; and software engineering standards, metrics, and quality assurance principles in the performance of job duties. Telecommuting permitted pursuant to company policy.
Minimum requirements are: Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems Management or a related field, or its equivalent; and 2 year(s) of experience (pre- or post-Master’s) in IT technologies and the software development lifecycle for application testing. Alternatively, will accept Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems Management or a related field, or its equivalent; and 5 year(s) of experience in IT technologies and the software development lifecycle for application testing.
Must have: Demonstrated experience in object-oriented design and Java; Demonstrated experience coding with automated testing frameworks including Selenium; Proven experience with different databases including Oracle or PostgreSQL; Demonstrated experience coding complex SQL queries; Proven knowledge of development-operations including code builds, deployment and environment set up operations; Demonstrated experience in financial software services; Proven ability to pay strong attention to detail; Demonstrated experience in software quality assurance in a software environment through all stages of product development; Proven ability to problem solve and communicate interpersonal and analytical skills; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadlines; and Proven knowledge of software engineering standards metrics and quality assurance principles.
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Salary Range:$130,021 - $150,000 Annual
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