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Quality Specialist II/Hadoop/Kaftka

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

Position Summary

The QA Test Analyst will work side by side with development and business partners to determine optimal test coverage and ensure high quality and defect free software is delivered to our customers. They will be mainly responsible for test planning, test execution and defect management for a variety of projects across multiple lines of business and technology platforms.   The Test Analyst is expected to learn the business and technical components of an application, create testing artifacts and execute all required testing activities in accordance with existing testing standards.  Grow your career in our dynamic and fast paced environment of diverse development platforms and challenging projects that shape the future of the banking industry.     

Required Skills:

  • 4 to 5+ years of experience in quality assurance and software testing.
  • Leadership experience in managing and facilitating onshore and offshore quality assurance and testing resources.
  • The “test lead” should be an Independent, self-starter and require very minimal direction and guidance.
  • Experience in reviewing functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding and delivery of testing project deliverables (ex. Test Plan, Test Cases).
  • Experience in understanding and identifying test data needed for testing and writing quality positive and negative test cases.
  • Experience in hands on functional testing, systems integration testing, regression testing.
  • Expertise with XML and Backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain Test Plans, functional test cases and other test artifacts including test data and automated scripts.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Hold and facilitate test plan and test case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Ability to execute test cases in a timely manner, analyze test results, identify defects and experience in defect lifecycle.
  • Good knowledge of test management tools such as HP ALM/Quality Center and test automation tools such as QTP, TOSCA and RIT.
  • Good communication skills and an ability to participate in defect triage calls to explain defects to development teams and escalate as necessary.
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Experience testing mainframe, distributed and middleware (services) technologies and integrated applications.
  • Good understanding of the software development process

Desired Skills

  • 1 Hadoop (1H) Testing Experience
  • ETL/Data stage Testing Experience
  • Batch testing experience
  • Develop common solutions through Automation
  • Able to identify risks and mitigation
  • Comfortable working in matrix environment
  • Prior Experience in Financial Services, Marketing and other Customer impact areas
  • Big Data Tools such as Hadoop, Kafka and Test Driver 

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Position Summary

The QA Test Analyst will work side by side with development and business partners to determine optimal test coverage and ensure high quality and defect free software is delivered to our customers. They will be mainly responsible for test planning, test execution and defect management for a variety of projects across multiple lines of business and technology platforms.   The Test Analyst is expected to learn the business and technical components of an application, create testing artifacts and execute all required testing activities in accordance with existing testing standards.  Grow your career in our dynamic and fast paced environment of diverse development platforms and challenging projects that shape the future of the banking industry.     

Required Skills:

  • 4 to 5+ years of experience in quality assurance and software testing.
  • Leadership experience in managing and facilitating onshore and offshore quality assurance and testing resources.
  • The “test lead” should be an Independent, self-starter and require very minimal direction and guidance.
  • Experience in reviewing functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding and delivery of testing project deliverables (ex. Test Plan, Test Cases).
  • Experience in understanding and identifying test data needed for testing and writing quality positive and negative test cases.
  • Experience in hands on functional testing, systems integration testing, regression testing.
  • Expertise with XML and Backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain Test Plans, functional test cases and other test artifacts including test data and automated scripts.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Hold and facilitate test plan and test case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Ability to execute test cases in a timely manner, analyze test results, identify defects and experience in defect lifecycle.
  • Good knowledge of test management tools such as HP ALM/Quality Center and test automation tools such as QTP, TOSCA and RIT.
  • Good communication skills and an ability to participate in defect triage calls to explain defects to development teams and escalate as necessary.
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Experience testing mainframe, distributed and middleware (services) technologies and integrated applications.
  • Good understanding of the software development process

Desired Skills

  • 1 Hadoop (1H) Testing Experience
  • ETL/Data stage Testing Experience
  • Batch testing experience
  • Develop common solutions through Automation
  • Able to identify risks and mitigation
  • Comfortable working in matrix environment
  • Prior Experience in Financial Services, Marketing and other Customer impact areas
  • Big Data Tools such as Hadoop, Kafka and Test Driver 

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21054608

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Josie Allen-Choate

Referral Bonus:

0