Manual QA Analyst
San Francisco, California
Current Date Script
QA group focuses on testing cutting edge Internet functionality, content and information. We are looking for sharp, optimistic professionals with high energy levels who have a passion for Quality and Excellence. You will be performing different types of testing (Functional, Regression, and Integration) on web-based front end applications, banking middleware ware and backend systems such as ECPR, IA, Hogan, ACAPS, Shaw, etc.
Understand project/product functional/technical requirements and work with onsite QA team, Business Analysts and Developer to address ambiguities in requirements
Define functional, Integration, Compatibility testcases as well as end-to-end scenarios
Review the testcases with other team members
Update regression testcases based on changes in requirements
Request and maintain test data for predictable testing effort
Work with Automation team to enable automated regression testing
Determine if change needs to be added to regression
Execute Test Cases, update the status in Quality Center and log defects in Clear Quest
Follow up defects and perform Regression Testing of defects across multiple builds
Work on multiple activities/projects
Provide status update to QA Lead
Escalate issues/risks to QA Lead
Perform Browser/OS Compatibility testing for projects
Perform ADA compliance testing for projects
Identify opportunities for functional automation and plan for implementing the same using Quality Center, QuickTest Pro
QA Experience Profile:
5+ years of relevant IT experience, preferably in Banking/Finance domain as a QA Tester/Test Engineer
Excellent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) and Test Methodologies as well as different types of testing
Experience in developing Test Cases, Test Scripts, and Test Reports
Extensively performed Smoke testing, Functional testing, System testing, Regression testing and Data driven testing. Must have worked on Black Box Testing.
Expert in Functional Testing of Web based applications.
Experience working towards building a strong team/work environment, and have the ability to acclimate to new technologies and situations with ease.
Highly motivated team player with excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills.
Graduation in Finance and/or Technology related fields
Technical/Tools Experience Profile:
At least 1 year experience in testing financial/banking applications.
Experience in working in an onshore/offshore operating model is preferred.
Experience in tracking bugs and creating reports using defect tracing tools Clear Quest.
Extensive Knowledge of Test Management tools like Quality Center is required.
Work experience with Windows-95/98, 2000, XP, Windows NT 4.0, MS-DOS, UNIX, Linux is required.
Knowledge of relational databases like Oracle 9i/8i, MS-SQL Server, MS-Access is a big plus.
Knowledge of QTP is preferred.