QA Manual Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Wakefield, MA
Less than 5 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

As a key member of the Quality Assurance team, you will be responsible for defining, executing, and reporting of all QA related functions at Vestmark. You will work in coordination with the Vestmark products and engineering teams to test the VestmarkONE services, including portfolio accounting, trade order management, performance measurement, reconciliation and integrated applications. QA Engineers are involved in all aspects of the product development cycle including the review of product requirements and specifications, feature reviews, planning and scheduling of QA tasks, hands-on execution of QA tasks, providing feedback on product performance, and investigation of client issues.


  • Apply expertise in specific product areas to ensure that VestmarkONE services meet documented requirements and general customer quality expectations
  • Plan and schedule QA tasks; develop detailed test plans; provide hands-on execution of test cases; follow established QA processes and champion process improvements, contribute to thedevelopment and implementation of automated testing scripts by working closely withAutomation Engineers
  • Provide feedback on product performance and user experience
  • Provide support to client user acceptance testing cycles
  • Assist Client Implementation and Production Support teams to resolve escalated client issues
  • Coordinate and manage client User Acceptance Testing efforts in collaboration withImplementation Project Managers
  • Publish Knowledge Base Articles
  • Contribute to the review of product documentation/release notes.

Required Skills:

  • 3 – 7 years+ in software quality assurance
  • Strong analytical skills, impeccable attention to detail, and desire to work with financial data
  • Solid understanding of enterprise software quality assurance processes and product lifecycle.
  • Hands-on experience with test plan development, test case generation, test plan execution, formal defect tracking and reporting methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to plan, commit, and deliver to schedules
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Hands-on testing of desktop web applications in FinTech
  • Technical skills –Database driven Enterprise Web applications utilizing J2EE or .NET technologies (SQL, XML, JSON), Web services and MS Windows
  • Project management experience; Agile Scrum experience
  • Experience with BETA, APL, FIX, IDC, Reuters, Morningstar or Bloomberg
  • Integration testing; inbound file processing, outbound file creation, web services, REST API
  • Experience with Atlassian suite of applications (Jira, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Confluence)
  • Financial Services experience such as investment management back-office operation systems, front-office operations systems (portfolio accounting, reconciliation, trade order management, etc), various security types (equity, mutual fund, fixed income, derivatives, etc), financial reference data (prices, corporate actions, etc)


  • BS degree in Finance, Computer Science or equivalent work experience. MSCS is a plus
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