State Street Software QA Analyst, Officer in Quincy, Massachusetts
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The Software QA Analyst, Officer position is for a software professional working on Enterprise Servicing Platform (ESP) related initiatives. ESP is a critical component of State Street solutions for IMS, ORI and Global Services clients. The position requires a strong background in application development and testing, and a good understanding of leading IT technologies in particular RDBMS and Web Development. The work requires a candidate to be competent in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with peers on cross functional teams (primarily agile) to deliver a high quality solution. The candidate will work directly with the project team to understand the business requirements that will help define the overall test strategy and test plans, and execute test cases via automated tools. The candidate will also interact with peers in the QA organization to proactively determine and resolve upstream and downstream impacts.
The candidate is expected to be hands on, working directly with users and analysts and developers to understand business processes and the applications under test. You will be an important participant in the success of the corporation in delivering high quality software to our clients.
In this role the candidate will:
Develop specific tests for each application encompassed in the full system, the related integration of applications, and user acceptance level testing: both manual and automated tests as warranted
Provide guidance and direction to program managers, end users, and technical staff on internal or external factors that impact test strategy
Participate in the metrics gathering process in order to propose and implement ongoing improvements
Ensure proper procedures and controls are in place throughout the testing process
Participate in production implementation “walkthroughs”, for complex implementations, as needed
Participate in production check out activities, for complex implementations, as needed
Previous financial services experience and demonstrated understanding of relevant State Street business processes and systems (i.e. trading, operations, risk etc.)
Strong attention to detail
Quality assurance experience in a software environment through all stages of product development
Proven problem solving, and communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
Ability to manage multiple deadlines
Experience with software engineering standards, metrics and quality assurance principles.
Knowledge of automated testing tools
Competent SQL query skills and experience working with database technology.
Knowledge of defect tracking systems and their effective usage environment.
UNIX, LINUX or other open systems operating system knowledge and experience.
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Job Title: Software QA Analyst, Officer
Job ID: 167647
Full/Part Time: Full FTE