Quality Analyst - Product Development

About Financial Express

FE is a leading provider of fund data in the UK and specialises in the collection, validation, dissemination and analysis of fund information within data feeds, documentation, web pages and Internet-based fund selection tools. FE supplies to more than half of all UK Fund Management Companies, providing value-for-money solutions which emphasise on a flexible, reliable and customer-driven approach. FE is a fast growing company with operations in London and Woking (both in the UK), Chennai (India), Hong Kong, Brno (Czech Republic), Singapore & Australia. FE is also engaged in building of software tools, research centres, document production platforms and advanced analytical products for data vendors, institutions, financial advisers enabling them to retrieve and analyse data in forensic detail. For further details, please visit www.financialexpress.net

Location

Chennai

Salary (INR)

NA

Experience

2 - 3 years

Education

NA

Mandatory Skills

QUALITY ASSURANCE 6
MS SQL SERVER 7
AGILE 6
STLC PROCESS 6
BLACKBOX TESTING 6
WHITEBOX TESTING 6
MANUAL TESTING 6

Optional Skills

PERFORMANCE TESTING 6
SECURITY TESTING 6

Job Description

Position Summary
Responsible for developing, implementing and managing software test plans and working closely with the development and project management teams to ensure quality standards are met at every stage of the development life cycle. Candidate should have expertise testing APIs, web applications and performance testing.

Key Responsibilities
  • Designing test scenarios from business requirements, use cases, and functional specifications.
  • Develop, implement, and execute test plans for all new software development
  • Assist with developing, implementing, and executing test plans for existing software systems
  • Prepare and execute tests for performance and scalability
  • Create and execute SQL queries for test validation
  • Document test results and assist with defect management
  • Utilize automation for continuous and regression testing
  • Participation in daily scrum meetings.
  • Learn existing test methodologies, investigate and expand areas of automation. 

Key Technical Skills
  • Knowledge of modern test methodologies.
  • 2-4 years of web based software QA experience
  • Solid Knowledge on SQL 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adopt and explore new testing frameworks
  • Ability to translate product requirements into test cases 
  • Good knowledge of Quality Assurance processes and methods used in software industry.
  • Ability to excel in cross functional team environment.

Key Beneficial Skills
  • Domain knowledge on Mutual Funds and Equities.
  • Knowledge of Excel Macros.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus

Key Behavioral Skills
  • Possessing good communication skills and able to interact with Clients for project related discussions and for support if required.
  • Should think outside the box and come up with alternative ideas/implementation to handle critical situation/issues
  • Ability to work in a geographically dispersed team having members at India, UK, Czech Republic etc

Additional Information

  • Job Type   :  Full Time