Test Analyst Senior or Above

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
5 - 7 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

Summary of This Role

Carry out procedures to ensure that all applications under test (AUT) meet organizational standards and end-user requirements. Thoroughly test software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects. Document and work to identify all problems to ensure resolution. Report progress on testing and problem resolution to appropriate parties. Devise improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations. Perform work flow analysis and recommends quality improvements.

What Part Will You Play?

  • Conducts online, batch and data verification testing (checked for accuracy and inconsistencies after data migration is done) and validates test results. Creates test designs and performs test analysis on complex project requirements (as defined by the client). Coordinates with technical and business resources to identify and resolve complex issues or system defects discovered during the testing and design contingency plans as needed.
  • Analyzes requirements necessary to design complex testing strategies (testing objective, methods of testing new functions, total time and resources required for the project, and the testing environment) for internal/external clients (i.e. technical and functional designs). Demonstrates extensive knowledge and understanding of structured analysis and design (define user needs) as it relates to the test design. Recognizes the interrelationships between the various functional components of the system (i.e. collections, posting, authorizations) and the business, technical and project requirements in order to determine the appropriate testing methodology to use during test execution and validation. Performs risk analysis requirements for integrated testing (combined and tested as a group).
  • Identifies and recommends design processes aimed at increased efficiency, performance and reliability (automation, load and performance). Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of automated testing tools used to create test designs and execute test plans.
  • Works with stakeholders, business, developers and test analysts to develop more intricate test plans, conditions and cases (set of inputs, execution preconditions, and expected outcomes developed for a particular objective, such as to exercise a particular program path or to verify compliance with a specific requirement) to be used in testing. Develops and administers best practices to perform test data conditioning and execution of test sets. Works with programming to create certain account conditions and execute special testing requirements for test validation. Demonstrates a broad knowledge of the multiple environments by evaluating, interpreting and communicating an understanding of the various components of systems and applications to leadership.
  • Compiles, develops and documents test/defect reports and follows all defects through to resolution and closure. Occasionally reviews documentation such as business and technical specifications in order to ensure that the documentation is updated and accurate.
  • Maintains and administers procedures, methodology and/or application standards to include payment card industry and security related compliance according to how they are applied in testing activities.
  • Acts as a single point of contact for assigned moderately complex client projects with regard to test activities. Coordinates the test activities assigned to the test team to include, reviewing of client test plans cases and scripts, prioritizing test execution when necessary and providing feedback to internal and external clients.


Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Creating Test Scripts, executing Test Scripts, documenting Test Results, raising defects & retesting any code fixes for core TS2 Consumer(Marketing, Collections, Interfaces, Credit Bureau Reporting, XMLM, OTIS, Security Fraud, Customer Service, Events, TMS, Purge and IBM Authorizations). Use Quality Center for documenting passed/failed/blocked test cases as well as housing test scripts.
  • Communicate directly with internal/external clients. Provide Test Script & Test Case reviews. May serve in a Quality Lead role.


Job Specific Skills

  • Ability to multitask & organize workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to write Test Scripts based on a client’s option selection & development projects.
  • Ability to execute the test scripts & document test results. Ability to use Quality Center as the system of record for documenting passed/failed/blocked test cases.
  • Ability to communicate with internal/external clients. Provide Test Script & Test Case reviews.

What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Relevant Experience or Degree in: Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business or related field; additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered
  • Typically Minimum 4 Years Relevant Exp
  • Relational databases, Bankcard industry knowledge and IBM Rational tools


Preferred Qualifications

  • Typically Minimum 6 Years Relevant Exp
  • Relational databases, Bankcard industry knowledge and IBM Rational tools
  • International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certification

What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?

  • Skills / Knowledge - A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.
  • Job Complexity - Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
  • Supervision - Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
  • IBM Mainframe Systems - TSO, JHS, CICS
  • Software Tools - HP Quality Center, IBM Rational Quality Manager, IBM File Manager, Microsoft Office Suite, HP Quick Test Professional/Unified Functional Testing, SoapUI, Soap Sonar, HP Service Test, MS Visual Studio, HP Performance Center/Load Runner, Jmeter, IBM Rational Team Concert, Selenium, Eclipse, SQL Profiler, Putty, Toad, Junit and Nunit Testing Frameworks, Application Lifecycle Management Tools, Paragon Fast Test, Agile, Scrum, Waterfall

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