IHS Markit is looking for a hands-on SQA Engineer who can analyse requirements, design test scenarios, write and, execute test cases for CTI Tax platform. This exciting opportunity is based in Andover, MA for a technical candidate with a numerate degree, or equivalent, to work on one of the most dynamic buy side and sell side systems which are undergoing rapid & exciting change under current regulatory environment. Responsibilities
- Analyze software requirements and prepare test plans and test cases.
- Perform testing of software using automated and manual procedures, as applicable.
- Record bugs using systemic processes.
- Coordinate with business analysts and developers to ensure quality assurance.
- Analyze data in relational databases as required.
- Knowledge in or experience with Test Automation framework in Selenium Web
- Ability to understand functional specifications from the customer perspective and design appropriate acceptance tests.
- Thorough understanding of test principles such as unit, smoke, functional (black box/white box), user acceptance and usability testing.
- Exposure to structured software development life-cycle methodologies, preferably agile models
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with different levels of stakeholders in application delivery, QA and business groups.
- Ability to analyse defects and spot trends
- Experience of working in tight deadlines in a mature time-boxed testing environment
- Be able to demonstrate consistent and good judgement of assessing severity of issues.
- Understanding of multi-tiered technology architecture.
- Experience in Testing Webservices based GUI application and well versed in functional testing.
- Well versed in writing complex SQL queries
- Knowledge of Functional SQL functions
Education and experience
- ISEB certification or equivalent
- Understanding of automation test principles
- Preferably having knowledge in testing tools like JIRA, qTest and any other testing tools.
- A Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent degree.
- 3-7 years of Experience in Functional Testing in Finance Domain ( Tax)
- Demonstrable system / regression testing experience, ideally in a financial environment with a blend of manual and automated testing.
- Excellent understanding of software systems and development lifecycle.
- Good understanding of relational databases, SQL.
- Proficient in writing database SQL queries
- Experience with global development team is essential.
- Experience and understanding of the testing process, project test lifecycles, and techniques.
- Knowledge and experience of financial markets (desired)
- Interest or knowledge of Tax Regulations is a plus
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