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QA Engineer - Quality Specialist II

Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Summary of Business Area:

The Global Currencies group is a growing ambitious organisation, which is involved in the marketing and trading of a full range of FX instruments.  The IT group that supports this multi-region business is part of a global team based in Singapore, London and the U.S. This role is based in New York, working in the Institutional eFX technology team.

Role Responsibilities:

Participate in quality assurance. Ensure products and services meet requirements. Identify where quality and assurance policies & procedures need to be changed and/or developed. Conduct reviews and audits of projects and subcontractors. Ensure deliverables meet audit criteria. Evaluate and review products and processes. Provide status to Lead Quality Assurance and management to resolve issues. Communicate and endorse adherence to standards and monitor adherence. Resolve problems and review quality assurance initiatives and ensure objectives are attained. Plan and estimate Quality Assurance for new projects. Develop, publish, review and implement test plans and test approach documents. Write, maintain and help automate software testing.

Responsible for testing and delivering complex software requirements to accomplish business outcomes. Ensures that software is tested to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Helps condition and generate test data, builds and executes both manual and automated test suites, record and communicate the test results, and assist with triaging defects. Ensures regression test suites are maintained and well designed.  Develops detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test cases based on functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Leads test planning, usually at a team level. When part of a Scrum team, ensures stories are well refined and contains clear acceptance criteria. Ensures in-scope and out-of-scope items are clearly identified during test planning. Implements the test framework for the team. Leads test case reviews and works with subject matter experts and stakeholders to ensure test coverage. Identifies automation opportunities and develops test automation for applicable test types. Helps condition and generate test data and ensure data compliance requirements are met on all levels of test environments.  Assists in identifying and managing sensitive test data. Designs test data and ensures data compliance requirements are met on all levels of test environments.  Assists in identifying and managing sensitive test data. Executes test cases, including manual and automated tests, and records test results. Reports issues and defects along with the appropriate background information for review. Participates in triaging reported issues/defects and assists with resolving or escalating them as necessary. Creates and manages traceability. Traces tests forwards/backwards through the development lifecycle and back to requirements. Uses testing tools and follows processes to complete testing on a given test environment, and assists with fulfillment of necessary steps required to promote code base to higher level environments. Maintains and catalogs test suites across test types (Smoke, Integration, Regression, etc.) Individual contributor.

Skill Requirements:

Essential Skills

  • Exceptional QA analytical skills with emphasis on test plan creation, planning and execution
  • Exceptional automation and manual testing skills
  • Experience creating automated tests (i.e. Cucumber, Selenium, custom frameworks)
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuous integration
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment
  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree
  • Understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application
  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools
  • Comfortable in communicating with business users

Desired Skills

  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience working in a front office e-trading platform development team
  • Experience working with global development teams
  • Electronic trading application testing skills
  • 3+ years of experience with QA testing of enterprise systems
  • Experience testing large scale order execution and trading platforms

Competencies:

Strategic Thinking: Strategic vision, Business knowledge, Innovation & Creativity

Business Results: Client relationships, Analytical ability, Execution, Change leadership

People Leadership: Talent building, Meritocracy, Team Leadership, Collaboration, Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Personal Effectiveness: Communication, decisiveness, Energy & drive, courage, character

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Summary of Business Area:

The Global Currencies group is a growing ambitious organisation, which is involved in the marketing and trading of a full range of FX instruments.  The IT group that supports this multi-region business is part of a global team based in Singapore, London and the U.S. This role is based in New York, working in the Institutional eFX technology team.

Role Responsibilities:

Participate in quality assurance. Ensure products and services meet requirements. Identify where quality and assurance policies & procedures need to be changed and/or developed. Conduct reviews and audits of projects and subcontractors. Ensure deliverables meet audit criteria. Evaluate and review products and processes. Provide status to Lead Quality Assurance and management to resolve issues. Communicate and endorse adherence to standards and monitor adherence. Resolve problems and review quality assurance initiatives and ensure objectives are attained. Plan and estimate Quality Assurance for new projects. Develop, publish, review and implement test plans and test approach documents. Write, maintain and help automate software testing.

Responsible for testing and delivering complex software requirements to accomplish business outcomes. Ensures that software is tested to meet functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Helps condition and generate test data, builds and executes both manual and automated test suites, record and communicate the test results, and assist with triaging defects. Ensures regression test suites are maintained and well designed.  Develops detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test cases based on functional, non-functional, and compliance requirements. Leads test planning, usually at a team level. When part of a Scrum team, ensures stories are well refined and contains clear acceptance criteria. Ensures in-scope and out-of-scope items are clearly identified during test planning. Implements the test framework for the team. Leads test case reviews and works with subject matter experts and stakeholders to ensure test coverage. Identifies automation opportunities and develops test automation for applicable test types. Helps condition and generate test data and ensure data compliance requirements are met on all levels of test environments.  Assists in identifying and managing sensitive test data. Designs test data and ensures data compliance requirements are met on all levels of test environments.  Assists in identifying and managing sensitive test data. Executes test cases, including manual and automated tests, and records test results. Reports issues and defects along with the appropriate background information for review. Participates in triaging reported issues/defects and assists with resolving or escalating them as necessary. Creates and manages traceability. Traces tests forwards/backwards through the development lifecycle and back to requirements. Uses testing tools and follows processes to complete testing on a given test environment, and assists with fulfillment of necessary steps required to promote code base to higher level environments. Maintains and catalogs test suites across test types (Smoke, Integration, Regression, etc.) Individual contributor.

Skill Requirements:

Essential Skills

  • Exceptional QA analytical skills with emphasis on test plan creation, planning and execution
  • Exceptional automation and manual testing skills
  • Experience creating automated tests (i.e. Cucumber, Selenium, custom frameworks)
  • Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continuous integration
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment
  • Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree
  • Understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application
  • Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools
  • Comfortable in communicating with business users

Desired Skills

  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience working in a front office e-trading platform development team
  • Experience working with global development teams
  • Electronic trading application testing skills
  • 3+ years of experience with QA testing of enterprise systems
  • Experience testing large scale order execution and trading platforms

Competencies:

Strategic Thinking: Strategic vision, Business knowledge, Innovation & Creativity

Business Results: Client relationships, Analytical ability, Execution, Change leadership

People Leadership: Talent building, Meritocracy, Team Leadership, Collaboration, Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Personal Effectiveness: Communication, decisiveness, Energy & drive, courage, character

Bank of America's Global Banking and Markets Technology Organization....

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21076889

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Amie Reynoso

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
540 W Madison St, IL, Chicago, 60661