Tosca QA Test

  • location: Cedar Rapids, IA (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $55 per hour

job description

Tosca QA Test

job summary:
  • Responsible for assigned testing activities with minimal supervision including participation in identifying test scenarios and test conditions to be included in a detailed test plan/test matrix, creation/execution of automated testing scripts, manual execution of test conditions, determination of expected results and script outcomes, in-depth review of output and root cause analysis for discrepancies found in test case results.
  • Ensure tests that are developed are repeatable, as well as traceable to the requirements.
  • Document and track defects as they are found till closure.
  • Accountable for on-time completion of assigned tasks for all levels of testing, which may include acceptance, integration and regression.
  • Organize testing documents, testing results, and testing certifications in conjunction with the framework of a System Development Life Cycle/Scrum Methodology.
  • Active participation in agile ceremonies
  • Ensures professional communication (verbal and written) at all times whether it's related to participation in project meetings, problem reporting, or resolving issues in conjunction with the business units and developers.
  • Provide effective feedback on test case design, creation and results.
  • Applies continuous effort to acquire knowledge of various applications to gain proficiency. Ability to quickly learn and assimilate new information.
  • Presents clear and comprehensive status reports for one or more projects according to department standards.
  • Assist in the development of test systems and testing tools, which are compatible with company hardware /software requirements to facilitate testing, and to expedite the overall testing process.
  • Assist in conducting necessary reviews and walkthroughs. Interpreting business processes/rules working with the business area(s) to translate them into test cases (scenarios) in order to build a detailed test plan/test matrix/test script.
  • Work with project leaders/managers to identify risk(s) related to requirements that may directly affect the completion of testing and or project deliverables.
  • Assist in the development of a structured test methodology and/or testing approach for a given project/issue.
  • Assist in determining the amount of testing effort necessary to complete a given project/issue.
  • Assist in the development of a risk assessments and determine to what level of detail is necessary to adequately validate a project/modification/enhancement clearly meets its predetermined requirement(s)
  • Review test input/output and makes recommendations on test environments and testbed configurations that are required during the test execution phase and remove any obstacles that may be presented.
  • Continuously look for and suggest process improvements to ensure a quality product is tested and produced.
  • Practice and enforce quality assurance processes as they apply to the testing functions.
  • Assist in performing the maintenance of automated testing tools within the time allocated, manage their usage, and provide first line support to others providing a complete and reliable testing environment.
  • Assist in integrating automated testing within new or existing CICD automations
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in testing within an IT, Financial, or Operations Division. Master's degree in business related field is acceptable in lieu of work experience.
  • Experience in application administration, system testing, automated testing tools or software development (or related discipline).
  • Demonstrated high level analytical skills and proficiency on multiple applications relevant to our business environments.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of fixed income, real assets, equities, and multi-asset & solutions investment platforms or financial systems.
  • Experience in the use of structured testing techniques/methodologies and processes.
  • Experience with the following in Tricentis Tosca

    • Configuring and utilization distributed execution
    • Configuring and installing new versions o Integrations between other systems (ex. Jira, Jenkins)
    • Analysis and reporting of test case coverage for various applications · Ability to analyze testing processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) · Experience with various RDBMS
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, Jenkins
 
location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 55 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assigned testing activities with minimal supervision including participation in identifying test scenarios and test conditions to be included in a detailed test plan/test matrix, creation/execution of automated testing scripts, manual execution of test conditions, determination of expected results and script outcomes, in-depth review of output and root cause analysis for discrepancies found in test case results.
  • Ensure tests that are developed are repeatable, as well as traceable to the requirements.
  • Document and track defects as they are found till closure.
  • Accountable for on-time completion of assigned tasks for all levels of testing, which may include acceptance, integration and regression.
  • Organize testing documents, testing results, and testing certifications in conjunction with the framework of a System Development Life Cycle/Scrum Methodology.
  • Active participation in agile ceremonies
  • Ensures professional communication (verbal and written) at all times whether it's related to participation in project meetings, problem reporting, or resolving issues in conjunction with the business units and developers.
  • Provide effective feedback on test case design, creation and results.
  • Applies continuous effort to acquire knowledge of various applications to gain proficiency. Ability to quickly learn and assimilate new information.
  • Presents clear and comprehensive status reports for one or more projects according to department standards.
  • Assist in the development of test systems and testing tools, which are compatible with company hardware /software requirements to facilitate testing, and to expedite the overall testing process.
  • Assist in conducting necessary reviews and walkthroughs. Interpreting business processes/rules working with the business area(s) to translate them into test cases (scenarios) in order to build a detailed test plan/test matrix/test script.
  • Work with project leaders/managers to identify risk(s) related to requirements that may directly affect the completion of testing and or project deliverables.
  • Assist in the development of a structured test methodology and/or testing approach for a given project/issue.
  • Assist in determining the amount of testing effort necessary to complete a given project/issue.
  • Assist in the development of a risk assessments and determine to what level of detail is necessary to adequately validate a project/modification/enhancement clearly meets its predetermined requirement(s)
  • Review test input/output and makes recommendations on test environments and testbed configurations that are required during the test execution phase and remove any obstacles that may be presented.
  • Continuously look for and suggest process improvements to ensure a quality product is tested and produced.
  • Practice and enforce quality assurance processes as they apply to the testing functions.
  • Assist in performing the maintenance of automated testing tools within the time allocated, manage their usage, and provide first line support to others providing a complete and reliable testing environment.
  • Assist in integrating automated testing within new or existing CICD automations
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in testing within an IT, Financial, or Operations Division. Master's degree in business related field is acceptable in lieu of work experience.
  • Experience in application administration, system testing, automated testing tools or software development (or related discipline).
  • Demonstrated high level analytical skills and proficiency on multiple applications relevant to our business environments.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of fixed income, real assets, equities, and multi-asset & solutions investment platforms or financial systems.
  • Experience in the use of structured testing techniques/methodologies and processes.
  • Experience with the following in Tricentis Tosca

    • Configuring and utilization distributed execution
    • Configuring and installing new versions o Integrations between other systems (ex. Jira, Jenkins)
    • Analysis and reporting of test case coverage for various applications · Ability to analyze testing processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) · Experience with various RDBMS
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, Jenkins
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 8 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Tosca
  • Quality Assurance
  • Test
  • Automation Tester

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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