Bank of America Quality Specialist in Chicago, Illinois
Summary of Business Area:
The Global Currencies group is a growing ambitious organization, which is involved in the marketing and trading of a full range of FX instruments. The IT group that supports this multi-region business is part of a global team based in Singapore, London and the U.S. This role is based in Chicago working in the Institutional eFX technology team.
Responsible for testing and delivering software to accomplish business outcomes. Ensures software is tested to meet all functional and non-functional requirements. Defines manual tests and executes both manual and automated test suites. Develops detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test cases based on functional and non-functional requirements. Contributes to test planning, and when part of a Scrum team, builds test cases for stories in the given sprint, per story acceptance criteria. Participates in test case reviews and makes necessary updates. Builds and uses test data required to accomplish execution of test cases. Executes test cases, including manual and automated tests, and records test results. Reports issues and defects along with appropriate background information for review. Collaborates with developers on reproducing, detailing, and documenting reported defects. Uses testing tools and follows processes required to complete testing work. Traces tests to requirements for the given scope. Individual contributor.
Primary responsibility :
testing and delivering software to accomplish business outcomes Key responsibilities :
ensuring that software is tested to meet all functional and non-functional requirements
develop detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test cases based on functional and non-functional requirements
contribute to test planning, and when part of a Scrum team, build test cases for stories in the given sprint, per story acceptance criteria
participate in test case reviews and make necessary updates
design test data and ensures data compliance requirements are met on all levels of test environments
assist in identifying and managing sensitive test data
build and use test data required to accomplish execution of test cases
execute test cases, including manual and automated tests, and record test results
report issues and defects along with appropriate background information for review
collaborate with developer on reproducing, detailing, and documenting reported defects
use testing tools and follow processes required to complete testing work
trace tests to requirements for the given scope
when part of a Scrum team, ensures stories are well refined and contains clear acceptance criteria
implement and maintain the test framework for the team
perform test case reviews and works with subject matter experts and stakeholders to ensure test coverage
identify automation opportunities and develop test automation for applicable test types
maintain and catalog test suites across test types (Smoke, Integration, Regression, etc.)
Exceptional QA analytical skills with emphasis on test plan creation, planning and execution
Exceptional manual and automation testing skills
Knowledge or experience using BDD tests and Cucumber testing framework
Knowledge or experience of agile development (e.g. XP, SCRUM, Kanban) and continues integration
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in a high-pressure environment
Must possess a solid degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or relevant analytical degree
Understanding of Messaging Middleware concepts, usage and application
Candidate must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills
Solid knowledge of contemporary development processes, build environments and testing tools
Comfortable in communicating with business users
Experience creating automated tests (i.e. Cucumber, Selenium, custom frameworks)
Experience with testing automation via UFT
Experience working in a front office e-trading platform development team
Experience working with global development teams
Electronic trading application testing skills
3+ years of experience with QA testing of enterprise systems
Experience testing large scale order execution and trading platforms
Strategic Thinking: Strategic vision, Business knowledge, Innovation & Creativity
Business Results: Client relationships, Analytical ability, Execution, Change leadership
People Leadership: Talent building, Meritocracy, Team Leadership, Collaboration, Responsible Corporate Citizenship
Personal Effectiveness: Communication, decisiveness, Energy & drive, courage, character
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