The ideal candidate will perform software quality assurance testing across banking product domains and is proficient with various automation tools and techniques.
The individual should be highly experienced with functional testing, possess good automation testing skills, and take ownership of items independently while tracking to closure.
The candidate will liaise with global teams to understand requirements, create test cases (e.g., unit, component, multi-component), as well as automate and deliver projects.
The position requires attention to detail, coupled with ownership, to ensure the delivery of high-quality applications.
Work as part of a Data and Risk Agile Squad/Fleet, on QA processes for Data and Risk work stream(s) with heavy focus on execution of automation with various automation tools and techniques.
Develop Automation Frameworks and automate testcases ensuring comprehensive automation coverage.
Develop utilities and customized frameworks aligning with DevOps practices.
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate test and automation activities independently.
Review quality specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
Record and document debugging procedures.
Track test metrics, such as test coverage, defect densities, and open defect counts, to gain and share insights about quality issues.
Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases following company standards within required timeframes.
Perform thorough manual regression testing when technical issues are resolved and know how to automate those tests.
Actively contribute and participate in design and architecture discussions, daily stand-ups, and Agile Sprint planning sessions.
Design tests based on Agile specifications for functionality and expected behavior.
Stay up to date with new testing approaches, tools and test strategies.
5 - 8 years of proven work experience in QA with an emphasis on QA automation.
Experience developing Backend Test Automation Frameworks and tools using Python.
Experience automating end to end tests spanning the whole system from front end to backend/database with experience in all test phases including functional, integration and system, and regression testing.
Experience in ETL testing and DB test automation with solid understanding of Relational Databases such as Teradata and DB2.
Experience in Agile methodology and Devops with Integrating automated tests in Continuous Integration and Delivery pipeline.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Team player with good communication skills to work effectively in a global team.
Working knowledge of cloud-based application architecture and principles.
Prior experience working in the Financial Services Industry.
Minimum BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field