QA Tester - Hybrid Position

Posted 09 May 2022
LocationTulsa
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT
Reference7446

Job Description

QA Tester - Hybrid Position

Location: Tulsa, OK

Description

The QA Analyst is primarily responsible for functional testing of Banking and Financial software products as well as ancillary applications. Testers execute test cases following test plans and procedures developed for software product releases. The QA Analyst will also assist with administrative duties such as facilitating meetings, report creation, issue tracking and test case/user story maintenance.

Our Quality Assurance organization currently has a terrific opportunity for someone who…

  • Enjoys collaborating and building relationships with IT and business partners in order to understand needs to deliver quality projects

  • Enjoys working in a supportive team environment with other bright people who enjoy what they do

  • Has passion, confidence, and gets energized testing a variety of projects


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Your primary responsibility at this level may include any or all of the following: 

  • Assist project teams with the development and documentation of user stories and acceptance criteria.

  • Participate in Scrum ceremonies to understand user stories and ensure a high quality user experience.

  • Plan, develop and document new test cases or update regression tests based on provided user stories.

  • Maintain traceability between tests and their associated user stories.

  • Execute test cases for new functionality as well as regression on Banking and Financial software product lines using a variety of environments and platforms including mobile devices (i.e. iPhone/iPad, Android) and Web Browsers (i.e. Safari, Chrome, Edge, etc.)

  • Document and communicate issues, providing specific information describing the incident and how to replicate.

  • Perform routine updates in incident and test case tracking via Jira and HP Quality Center applications including report creation and dissemination. 

  • Assist with providing updated and accurate information to the QA Lead for maintaining up to date test procedures, cases, schedules, reports and environments.

  • Partner with our Scrum development team to ensure code releases provide maximum business value and minimize operational interruptions, while protecting the targeted release cadence.

  • Seamlessly collaborate with offshore team through meetings, tools & formal communication channels.

  • Assist with urgent deliverables, critical production deployment validation, hotfix testing and meeting with offshore when requested both during as well as outside normal business hours.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Mind-set 

    • Proactive in identification of items that need to be completed including proposing a solution and being willing to implement it

    • Flexible and willing to assist others on a variety of tasks as needed 

    • Conscious of deadlines and able to prioritize multiple tasks to meet those deadlines

    • Team player mentality focused on achieving a common goal

    • Able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

    • Willing to clarify expectations when they are unclear or conflicting objectives arise 

    • Able to handle some level of ambiguity inherent in high functioning environments

    • A self-starter who sees tasks through to completion

 

  • Soft Skills

    • Highly collaborative among onshore, offshore, Line of Business team members as well as vendors

    • Exhibits attention to detail

    • Good time management skills

    • Capable of understanding new concepts and a drive to learn

    • Good interpersonal skills when interacting with team members from individual contributors to senior executives

    • Ability to dress in a professional, appropriate manner and conduct yourself accordingly

    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 

    • Takes initiative in investigating how and why an incident occurred

 

  • Hard Skills

    • Proficient in multiple Windows, Mac and mobile device operating systems

    • Proficient in the MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    • General knowledge of Accounting, Financial or Banking concepts is a plus but not required

    • Mobile technology experience is a plus but not required

    • Basic knowledge of MS SQL highly desirable

    • Ability to execute test cases using API services 

    • Knowledge and experience with Agile methodology is preferred but not required

    • Experience with Jira and HP Quality Center is preferred

    • Knowledge of BDD, TDD and use of Cucumber desirable

    • Basic knowledge on CICD, AWS, Dev-Ops is desirable but not mandatory

    • Experience with Selenium and/or Ruby desirable