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About GFT GFT is a partner you can rely on for innovative IT solutions. We stand for technological expertise, vision and quality in everything we do. We analyze the individual demands of our customers carefully with our deep understanding of what makes diverse businesses and industries tick. Our talent for spotting market trends produces cutting-edge IT solutions designed for the future. As a strategic technology partner based in Germany, the GFT Group helps companies optimize their business processes by providing intelligent IT solutions and highly skilled specialists. GFT is one of the world’s leading IT solution suppliers for the finance sector. Under the motto “inspiring IT”, GFT enables financial institutes to quickly and securely utilize modern technologies. GFT combines established technological experience with comprehensive industry expertise in order to develop, implement and maintain customized IT solutions. The Client is seeking a mid QA engineer to join our team. As a mid QA engineer you will be responsible for driving the testing process for our flagship product. Also, you will help the team automate test cases for Desktop APIs and Websites. You will haves had spearheaded the design and implementation the next generation of high-performance testing for financial systems, leveraging AWS and other cloud infrastructure. Critically, you will be also be an agent of change with our clients and have tremendous opportunity to influence their ability to scale and meet the next generation of challenges of financial technology challenges. The Client has exciting and challenging projects for both new and existing products that would allow you to make real contributions. We develop a wide variety of software to support business process and workflows, analytical, data management and reporting capabilities for our internal customers and the firm’s clients.

Location

  • Heredia

Level

  • Experienced professionals

Job category

  • Project Development
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Responsabilities

Our engineers are responsible for reviewing business needs, providing a testing strategy, implementation.  The Client is looking for creative individuals who are driven to produce great solutions while following standards and industry best practices.  These positions require intelligent and self-motivated QA’s.

 

  1. Experience testing web based applications.
  2. Estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating quality testing activities
  3. Creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  4. Executing test cases and test plans
  5. Ability to write and execute simple SQL queries.
  6. As part of an agile team, work closely with business analysts, designers and developers.
  7. Analyze business requirements and user needs to determine testing strategies.
  8. Participate in planning activities, collaborate and coordinates the efforts across teams.
  9. Provide suggestions and adjustments as needed to deliver quality software within project scope and timeframes.
  10. Promote and perform work consistent with industry standards and best practices; design interfaces and integrations.
  11. Conduct peer code reviews.
  12. Work on R&D activities and prototypes.
  13. Support the systems once they are up and running.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in computer science, mathematics or equivalent
  • 4+ years of professional experience. Experience at financial institutions is required
  • Experience in Automation using Selenium is a nice to have
  • Experience creating test cases out of a Business Requirement meeting
  • Ability to create test data and influence and teach others 
  • Client-facing leadership skills
  • A desire to work in a dynamic fast-paced trading environment
  • Possess a strong passion for automation and the need to move away from manual processes
  • Demonstrated experience applying Agile, TDD, continuous integration, build and test automation techniques
  • Experience with financial applications, including asset allocation, derivatives, mathematics and market data is a significant advantage
  • Ability to work effectively in small and medium-sized teams
  • Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience with front-office financial services operations a plus.
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Development and perform test cases, test plan, regression test, smoke test, exploratory and black box test.
  • Effort estimate experience of testing processes
  • Experience in cross browsing ( IE, Firefox and Chrome)
  • Experience in SQL database queries
  • Experience using bug tracker tools such as Quality Center, TFS and/or Jira.
  • Reports critical issues and works with the Senior QAs/QA Leads and development team to resolve them.
  • Daily QA activities (Bug tracking and follow up, executing software test cases, helps on Logical Test cases, functional Test Cases & scripts design and preparation, etc.).
  • Prepares and update QA documents for testing. 
  • Evaluates, Maintain/follows and supports the SDLC methodologies correspondingly.
  • Writes documentation to fulfill test cases & scripts, Testing Evidence, Defect reports & retesting evidence.

Soft Skills:

  • Very good communication skills
  • Responsible, independent and proactive
  • Team player willing to share knowledge
  • Capable of managing his own time
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detail and task oriented
  • Objective oriented (schedule flexibility)
  • Ability to multitask in a deadline oriented environments
  • Ability to work under pressure and by objectives
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and to keep abreast of latest technologies
  • Excellent English proficiency (oral and written)