SQA Engineer - AVP at State Street

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: quincy, Massachusetts





Job Description:


  • Responsibilities:
    •    Work as a team with Java, SQL & GUI Developers, Product Owners, Tester Engineers, Scrum Masters and Delivery Managers in a fast past interactive Agile/Kanban team for various Accounting, Pricing and NAV Delivery systems. 
    •    Work with PO and developers to create, groom, and refine stories to prioritize in each Agile iteration, to meet a consistent velocity, so that business users can identify business benefits within
    an expected timeframe and a predictable cost savings. 
    •    Identify Unit, functional, regression, performance, security, integration, and penetration testing scenarios with all of the team members. 
    •    Execute manual functional test cases, as well as, any identified regression test cases in various environments including UAT, BUAT, DEV.  
    •    Implement the specific functional and Regression test cases into the established automation framework used within that Agile/Kanban team iteration.  
    •    Execute CI/CD unattended test automation stored in GiT for targeted tests, regression tests, and E2E testing
    •    Communicate and review all functional and performance manual and automated testing results with the entire team.  
    •    Satisfy all QA audit and documentation requirements for Tollgates (2) Test Plan (3) Test cases &Test results and (4) Approved release -  iSeal, including updating and storing of these documents within
    RTC, and QC.


  • Work in an agile IT environment to lead the overall responsibilities of the Quality team;

    • Oversees all aspects of the QA process for projects including execution, metrics collection, developing new tools and processes to ensure quality objectives are met

    • Leads and mentors testing team members as well as assisting in managing contractors



  • Ensure that the team understands and follows standard test practices and controls;

    • Quality Engineering Playbook is adhered to

    • Quality Center is updated accordingly

    • Test artifacts are prepared accurately, on time, distributed and stored correctly



  • Develop and execute test scripts for functional and automation purposes;

    • Collaborate with Product Owners and Development on test approach

    • Lead automation strategy for the application/team

    • Identify test cases applicable for automation in order to increase automation and reduce dependency on manual testing



  • Design and execute complex user test scenarios manually and with automation; and
    • Create automated test scripts using HP UFT and the standard GQS Automation Framework


  • Participate in Agile team activities, iteration planning, and backlog grooming
    • Assigns necessary testing related responsibilities


  • Apply knowledge of internal IT applications within the accounting and security valuation environments;
    • As Subject Matter Expert on Accounting and Security Valuation applications, individual will be expected to train resources and lend his knowledge across projects to the benefit of the organization


  • Apply experience with Agile Scrum methodologies, UFT, HP ALM, and automation tools in the performance of the job duties.

  • The SQA Engineer is responsible for the identification, creation, and execution of test cases, monitoring test coverage and ensuring the overall quality of developed software.

  • Leads and mentors testing team members as well as assisting in managing contractors.

  • Supports testing processes and ensures team does the same

  • Oversees all aspects of the QA process for projects including execution, metrics collection, developing new tools and processes to ensure quality objectives are met

  • Creates and/or assists in the creation of QA products for their team: test plans, traceability matrices, test cases, metrics

  • Assigns necessary testing related responsibilities

  • Utilizes standard test tools and processes

  • Generates and communicates status reports to management

  • 4 or more years of experience in IT Quality Assurance Testing

  • Bachelor’s Degree –Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Accounting, Finance





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