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Senior Manual QA Engineer

Vestmark

Vestmark

Quality Assurance
Wakefield, MA, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Vestmark is looking for a Senior Manual QA Engineer to join our agile organization that is dedicated to delivering a high quality Vestmark product suite, ensuring that it meets and exceeds client expectations. This is an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark in a fast-paced and growing software engineering organization.

The Senior QA Engineer will review functional requirements and user stories from internal stakeholders; design test plans, write test cases, oversee test strategies and perform testing for assigned applications. You will be the champion of quality on your scrum team, working to help elevate the work of those around you to exceed the quality standards our clients expect. Our ideal candidate would have a combination of business acumen and technical expertise to allow them to grow into an SME on a complex full-stack application. We are looking for someone with varied testing experience to help us evolve our quality processes. New ideas are always welcomed and encouraged!

Responsibilities:

  • Apply expertise in specific product areas to ensure that Vestmark services meet documented acceptance criteria and client quality expectations.
  • Instill QA best practices on your scrum team by leading manual test case development, execution and tracking.
  • QA mentorship for non-QA staff on your scrum team so that they can understand how to better test functionality as it is being implemented to ensure high quality releases.
  • Provide feedback on product performance and user experience.
  • Participate in all aspects of the Agile SDLC; providing constructive feedback during grooming, retrospectives and planning sessions; periodically demonstrating new functionality to internal stakeholders, as well as members of other scrum teams; become SME for output of your team to assist Vestmark Implementations team roll-out new functionality.
  • Contribute to the review of product documentation/release notes.

Skills & Requirements:

  • BS degree in Finance, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-7+ years of Software Quality Assurance experience, ideally with a strong focus in Financial Technology or related domain.
  • Ability to write tests from abstract requirements or Agile Stories.
  • Experience working in a successful Agile environment using Agile SDLC tools such as Jira.
  • Experience working with test management tools such as Zephyr, Xray, ALM or similar.
  • Experience with web service and REST API testing using Postman, Swagger, or SoapUI.
  • Relational DB experience in SQL Server or Oracle; you should be able to retrieve and manipulate data by writing SQL queries.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo or similar.
  • Foundational knowledge of Git, GitHub or Bitbucket.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently on a small team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Contribute to the growth and development of our core values: We Before Me, Positive Energy, Knowledge Explorer, and Own It.

Desired Skills:

  • Integration testing; inbound file processing, outbound file creation, API testing, configuration testing.
  • Experience with Financial technologies such as BETA, APL, FIX, IDC, Reuters, Morningstar or Bloomberg.
  • Experience with log collection and analysis, APM and DB monitoring tools like Splunk, SolarWinds, AppDynamics.

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Coded UI Automation experience with Selenium WebDriver.
  • Working knowledge of Python, Java, or JavaScript.
  • Performance testing tools such as JMeter and/or Locust.

Vestmark is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Vestmark prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability status, protected military or veteran status, and genetic information. #LI-TG1 #LI-Hybrid