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Manual QA Engineer

  • Type Permanent
  • Salary US$90 - US$115 per annum + competitive
  • Location Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sectors Banking IT

Manual QA Engineer

Boston, MA

A Boston Fintech company is looking for a talented, experienced software QA engineer with solid functional skills and a passion for testing software for Client Server applications. The person will be coordinating with development, writing test cases, executing tests, working with a remote QA team, helping support our QA environment, and of course actually doing various levels of testing the products.

Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with team members and with other teams to ensure quick resolution of Customer reported issues.
    • Write, review and implement test plans and test cases(Manual)
    • Take ownership of product modules, QA effort estimation and perform the required testing for all software modification
    • Work with Operations team to resolve production issues as needed.
    • Document all Test artifacts including Test Cases, Test Plans in the Test Case Management System
    • Research technologies and methodologies which will improve our test practices

Qualifications:

    • 5+ years' experience in Software QA, working preferably on Forex trading apps, Experience with large, complex business applications (distributed systems) a plus
    • BS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent industry experience acceptable.
    • Very strong troubleshooting, debugging, and analysis skills.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
    • Detail oriented with ability to multitask several responsibilities
    • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle especially in Agile
    • Experience with web services, REST, SOAP, XSLT, XSD, and XML.
    • Experience with and understanding of databases (Oracle, SQL) is a must.
    • Experience with FIX or SWIFT would be a definite plus.
    • Experience testing order management systems is a plus
    • Experience with Web Services testing
    • Familiarity with UNIX or Linux and Windows operating systems, Must be comfortable using standard UNIX utilities to do testing and identify issues.
    • Strong working knowledge of software build and release management processes such as maintaining QA environment would be a plus.
    • Self-motivated, quick learner and creative problem solver, organized, and responsible team player

If you're interested in being considered upload a copy of your resume for the attention of Jeff Fallon at Huxley Associates.

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