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Functional QA Tester - Brokerage/Fixed Income Experience

Merrimack, NH

Job Type: Contract
Job Id : 305281
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Position Summary

Our client is a Boston-based financial investment firm that serves over twenty million customers. They employ tens of thousands of individuals and manage trillions of dollars in assets. With almost a century of experience, this financial services company is an industry leader, both nationally and globally. Our client is known for being a great place to work, and they are looking for a Functional QA Tester to join their team.

Responsibilities of the Functional QA Tester:

  • Adhere to Quality Assurance best practices and policies
  • Interpret and analyze project requirements; seek clarifications as needed
  • Create and maintain test plans
  • Compose test cases in Quality Center for functionality that cannot be automate as well as for test cases which can be automated
  • Manage test plan data, define test approaches
  • Provides status of test planning efforts to Service Delivery Management
  • Conduct test plan and test case reviews and obtains sign offs from project stakeholders including Service Delivery Management
  • Lead E2E defect triage meetings
  • Generate all necessary test data requests  
  • Performs first level triage on defects, and for environment or code issues which are blocking automation efforts
  • Monitors environment issues impacting project execution and facilitates closure

Requirements of the Functional QA Tester:

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, Math, or Finance
  • At least 2 years of experience with QA testing and systems development life cycles required 
  • Experience with Waterfall and/or Agile methodologies
  • Strong understanding of fixed income
  • FIX Protocol experience is nice to have
  • Ability to achieve balance and proactively solve/overcome obstacles
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  • Easily adaptable to organizational change
  • Motivated self-starter, innovative, independent thinker
  • Brokerage knowledge a plus

Job ID: 305281

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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