Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

DST Systems   •  

West Palm Beach, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 61 days ago

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Job Description:

While working at DST Financial Services, you will help our clients discover opportunities in the complexities associated with mounting inflows of data, rapid technological advancements, shifting regulatory change, rising securityrisks and increasing demands from their customers. Your job is to help our clients discover opportunity through technology, strategic advisory and business improvement solutions. You will work with some of the world’s leading Alternative Asset Managers, Asset Management Service Companies, Banking Companies, Broker-Dealers, Distribution Companies, Insurance Companies and Retirement Companies. Everyday our global offices in India, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, work together to master the complexity of the financial industry to transform the most challenging tasks into opportunity and competitive advantage.

Role Overview

Designs, drafts, and revises low to moderately complex test plans and manual test scripts with an understanding of software processes from the customer’s perspective. Performs some risk assessments. May assist with the review of standards and procedures, process improvement initiatives, and monitoring/reporting system metrics. Identifies and makes recommendations for application modifications and changes to enhance the effectiveness of quality initiatives. Evaluates end-user requirements, software test criteria, and existing manual tests to determine where automation can be appropriately and effectively applied. Plans, develops, and maintains a wide range of low to moderately complex manual quality tests and results analyses to ensure software functions according to specified standards and end-user requirements. Executes manual tests according to established test plans and specifications, interprets results, documents defects and issues, and retests software corrections to ensure problems are resolved. Uses specialized skills to complete a wide range of tasks. Takes a broad approach to problems and identifies solutions. Delivers work which often impacts quality of team output to agreed timescales, service levels or similar metric.


  • Work in development environment with strong commitment to team goals
  • Active participation in all team meetings (Daily stand up, Test planning, BRD Reviews, etc.)
  • Review the requirements and test the work products assigned based on requirement analysis and design within the stipulated time
  • Familiar with different types of testing Black Box (viz) Functionality, User Interface, Smoke, Database, Integration, and Regression
  • Creation of test plans, test cases, and test data based on the requirements defined, Wireframes, Use-Case Diagrams.
  • Acquire knowledge in business domain and application workflow
  • Participate in walk-through, inspections, review meetings
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs of the project and meet deadlines in completing QA tasks assigned
  • Collaborate with the team for achieving commitments, should take up any assigned task and work with seniors


  • Good understanding of SDLC (Agile and Waterfall), STLC and Testing Methodologies
  • Graduate or post secondary education
  • 1+ year applicable industry knowledge and software testing experience
  • Test Scenarios/Case Development, Execution, Defect Reporting & Tracking
  • Exposure to any tools like Jira, Zephyr, GIT, HP Quality Center
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proactive; carry a positive attitude and a good team player