SQA Engineer (Upper Marlboro)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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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.

  • 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

Desirable skills
  • ISEB certification or equivalent
  • Understanding of automation test principles
  • Preferably having knowledge in testing tools like JIRA, qTest and any other testing tools.

Education and experience
  • 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

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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Associated topics: performance test, process, prevent, qa, quality, quality assurance engineer, quality assurance lead, software quality, software quality assurance engineer, tester

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