Alpha Data Services QA Engineer - Assistant Manager

Alpha Data Services QA Engineer - Assistant Manager

State Street Corporation
7-9 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Alpha Data Services QA Engineer
Who we are looking for
We are currently looking for a QA Engineer to perform requirements and testing of the Data Warehouse. As part of the Data Warehouse team, the QA engineer will write, script, and execute manual and automated test plans for the new Charles River product.We employ 200+ of the top developers and QA professionals in the industry so this is an opportunity to work with a very senior team in a fast paced environment.
Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (or CRD), that became a part of State Street in 2018. CRD helps create enterprise investment management software solutions for large institutions in the areas of institutional investment, wealth management and hedge funds. Together we have created first open front-to-back platform -State Street Alpha, that was launched in 2019. Join us if delivering next generation infrastructure, emerging technologies like AI and Block-chain sounds like a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for
  • Create comprehensive test plans with well defined, reusable test cases from business requirements and functional specifications documents.
  • Execute software testing to include functional testing, system testing, regression testing, and performance testing.
  • Record and maintain automated test script libraries for functional regression testing for assigned applications.
  • Document software defects in an issue tracking system and proactively communicate issues with developers and other project team members.
  • Participate in business requirements and functional specifications reviews early in the software development life cycle process.
  • Manages scheduling to ensure efficient and effective product testing identifies and reports risks to project schedule and product quality and proposes new methods to control and/or mitigate risks.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong partnership and relationship building skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving ability

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • 7-9 years experience in software testing in a process driven technology environment. Recent experience must include hands-on testing.
  • Financial software testing experience
  • Solid SQL/Database skills ARE REQUIRED, SQL Server, Snowflake, and/or Oracle preferred
  • Experience with Data Warehouse/Data Marts IS REQUIRED
  • Strong ETL experience desirable
  • Experience with the Attunity Data Integration and Looker data exploration tool-set a plus
  • Experience in knowledge of industry standard best practices as related to software testing.
  • Experience in all phases of software application design, development and testing.
  • Experience in creating test cases, scripts, use of automated test tools, testing client/server applications.
  • Ability to translate from business requirements to technical testing solutions.
  • Experience with full cycle testing including functional testing, system testing, integration testing, performance and stress testing.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong partnership and relationship building skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success. Our promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our company values. It's also part of our commitment to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You'll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, we consider applications for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, citizenship, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, military and veteran status, and other characteristics protected by applicable law. For more information, for U.S. jobs only, please read our CEO Statement.

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