senior qa engineer

New England

Fidelity Institutional Technology provides software solutions for Fidelity\\\'s Institutional business.
The FIT IWS/NFQA team ensures the stability and maintainability of these large, commercial applications.
We help to build systems that optimize the productivity of our institutional partners and the financial lives of their clients.
We work closely with our business partners to develop requirements, create test plans, create automated test infrastructure and write tests.
Core values of the FIT NF/IWS QA team include client commitment, collaboration, transparency, data
    *driven approach, adherence to process, andvaluing of associates.
Position DescriptionThe NF/IWS Quality Assurance Engineer will design, automate and execute tests in support of the set of applications associated with Guided Ad Hoc Reporting, FI Data Warehouse and Funds Network.
He or she will work with other members of the team based on New Hampshire, Bangalore India, Chennai India and North Carolina.
The successful candidate must be a highly collaborative and adept at test automation and test design.
He or she is expected to follow QA best practices around test documentation and managing to standard release milestones for testing.
He or she must provide project and initiative transparency while collaborating across the project team.
The candidate is expected to have domain/technical expertise around DevOps, QA practices and reporting applications.
Primary ResponsibilitiesThe overall responsibility of this role is to ensure production stability and useful functionality of the application stack.
Other responsibilities include:
  Advocate for Quality Relentless management of production stability
    *risk avoidance Adherence to QA standards across QA and our partner teams; e.g.
Development, User Acceptance/Business stakeholders and Project Management in an audited environment Execute portfolio of projects against established milestones Consistently anticipate, mitigate and communicate issues and status Develop relationships that foster collaboration and stimulate innovation across the project teams Be a change agent, facilitate transition to state of the art technologies Execute against ongoing test automation strategy Participate in process improvement initiatives Communicate plans, project status, project risks and project metrics to the project team Participate in Production install validation activities and off
    *cycle production validationsQualifications:
  Skills and Knowledge3
    *5 years of Quality Assurance or Software Development.
Practical understanding of the Brokerage business domain.
Ability to collect, creatively analyze and use data to make business and risk decisions and to evaluate success.
Ability to clearly communicate complex technical ideas, regardless of the technical capacity of the audience.
Ability to quickly understand and incorporate new technologies.
Strong technical skills including relational databases with knowledge of SQL, web infrastructure and applications and batch processing, preferably in both mainframe and distributed environments.
Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fluid organization where priorities shift to respond to changing business needs.
Strong personal organization skills and ability to multi
    *task Proficiency in software development lifecycle approaches such as Agile and Waterfall methods.
Ability to succeed in a matrix environment across multiple locations and functions Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery processes.
Quality Center, Service Manager, PPMC, Sahi, Jasmin, UFT, GITStash and/or ClearCase experience are plusses.
Some software development or test experience with:
   Java, including the Spring framework, JSP, JavaScript, HTML, Cobol, Linux, IBM Mainframe environment software, Oracle and DB2 technologiesEducation and ExperienceDegree in Computer Science from an accredited college/university.
Direct experience with automated test strategies and continuous integration, DevOps preferred. 5 years of Software Quality Assurance and/or Development experience Demonstrated ability to execute QA and testing initiatives.
Company OverviewAt Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want
    *from the 23 million people investing their life savings, to the 20, 000 businesses managing their employee benefits programs, to the10, 000 advisors and institutions needing innovative technology solutions to invest their clients\\\' money.
To do this well, as a privately held company, we place a high degree of value in nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to being an employer of choice.
For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit https:
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Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.