QA Engineer in San Francisco, CA

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Moody's Analytics   •  

San Francisco, CA 94102

Industry: Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago

Moody's Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients' growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today's business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.


At Moody's Analytics we empower our customers to make better, faster decisions. We do so by providing timely and relevant research, data, analytics, software, and professional services solutions. We are a global firm with an extensive presence in local markets, serving more than 10,500 customers in 155 countries. We strive each day to approach all interactions and challenges with an open mindset, to apply excellence in everything we do, and to be united in our focus on meeting our customers' needs.

The Banking RegTech group builds software to help banks around the world assess the overall health of their balance sheets and generate reports for regulators and other stakeholders. We know that regulatory and accounting standards and the technological demands of our customers are subject to change, which is why we employ a continuous cycle of innovation that allows us to offer nimble and agile solutions to our customers' problems.

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to join a team who are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth.

An Associate Director- Quality Assurance Specialist fulfils the following responsibilities:

  • Design, write and execute manual and automated tests.
  • Work with Product Management to clarify functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Analyse test results across the full stream and provide meaningful reports to project team.
  • Maintain software-testing artefacts.
  • Use queries to create test data and analyse results.
  • Determine and improve test coverage for releases.
  • Initiate and implement process and execution improvements for the QA phases of the SDLC.
  • Mentor less experienced team members.
  • Help define best practices for the use of Defect Tracking systems and Rally.
  • Reproduce, analyse, and find the root cause for clients' issues.
  • Perform detailed project planning and project management support including work breakdown structure, estimates, and status reporting specific to testing.


  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor's degree).
  • 10+ years of QA experience.
  • Strong experience in QA activities throughout all stages of the SDLC.
  • Experience working in agile environment including SCRUM, Continuous Build and Integration, etc.
  • Strong experience with a wide range of QA methodologies, expert in several.
  • Aptitude for analysing and improving QA processes.
  • Commonly viewed as the expert in one or more QA areas; sought out for advice in these areas.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent database skills.
  • Excellent Java skills
  • Solid financial knowledge.
  • Exposure to AWS infrastructure.

Valid Through: 2019-10-21