We seek a strong QA analyst to join our client's growing IT group in Stamford, CT. They are a highly successful growing global fin-tech firm with headquarters here in the US and also in Europe. This is a new position opening up to handle demand caused by continued growth in the company. Client is seeking a qualified QA analyst with financial reporting experience. The successful candidate will liaise with other developers, report product owner and the business analyst to understand HR and Finance report requirements. This candidate will be responsible for the QA of reporting and financial packages delivered to their clients. Excellent analytical and communication skills are a must. This is a hands-on role for an individual who is able to work in a fast-paced environment and who enjoys working on a variety of projects simultaneously.
? Solid back end testing experience utilizing self-written and executed SQL Queries
? Basic Excel knowledge such as pivot tables and vlookups
? Excellent testing experience in all phases and stages of Software Testing Life Cycle and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with good working knowledge of testing methodologies, disciplines, tasks, resources and scheduling
? Expertise in creating test Plan documents and developing test strategy documents and preparing the Traceability Matrices
? Involved in Developing Data Marts for specific Business aspects, specifically Finance
? Creation of test data and Automation of test cases for system and analyzing bug tracking reports
? Extensively used ETL methodology for supporting data extraction, transformations and loading processing, in a corporate-wide-ETL Solution using ETL tools
? Extensive working experience in Oracle
? Strong in testing Stored Procedures, Functions, Triggers and packages utilizing PL/SQL
? Experience in Data Modeling using Star Schema and Snow Flake
? Expertise in designing the test scenarios and scripting the test cases in order to test the application
? Involved in generating Test Scripts using QF-Test for different transactions to execute Functional Testing, Regression Testing and Acceptance Testing
? Experience in testing and writing complex SQL, T-SQL and PL/SQL statements to validate the database systems and for backend database testing
? Experience with WIKI and documentation
Duties and Responsibilities
? Responsible for quality assurance of all reporting on investment and compensation plan reporting delivered to our client’s HR and Financial Controlling divisions.
? Suggest improvements, perform analysis of existing processes and implement efficiency improvements to optimize reporting and creation of new reports with both internal and external client stakeholders.
? Working in an agile environment, utilizing scrum principles with a two week release cycle.
? Communicates and applies project standards.
? Consistently delivers high-quality services to our clients.
? Understands the scope and deadlines of running a fiscally successful project.
? Liaise with other product technology teams spread across various locations around the world.
? Other job related responsibilities as required.
Education and Experience
? Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
? Minimum 5 to 10 years work experience ideally acquired in the Financial Services Industry and/or Big Four; optimal candidate will have worked in Finance department of a Financial Services firm and have had responsibility for compensation accounting and reporting
? Strong communication skills
? Self-driven, self-starter, goal oriented, and someone who can work independently