Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Who is Markit Digital
Markit Digital designs, develops, and hosts data rich, full featured, and high traffic web and mobile applications for financial institutions, brokerages, and media clients from all over the world. Our Quality Assurance team is responsible for ensuring the high quality of Markit Digital’s software by independently verifying that software functionality conforms to business requirements and communicating risks to the business. Using a combination of manual and technical testing techniques, the team is also responsible for validating technical aspects of implementations including performance and scalability of the solution. The Boulder based Quality Assurance group consists of approximately 30 professionals who work closely with developers, engineers, and project managers within Agile Scrum teams.
What you'll do at Markit Digital
Act as the Quality Subject Matter expert for a single Agile scrum team, working with a combination of developers, engineers, scrum master and product owner to ensure our products are built to the highest quality standards and meet the requirements of our clients and their users. Bring your QA/QE mindset to the team and speak with a strong voice to advocate for quality and the user experience.
How you’ll do it at Markit Digital
Create project and epic-level test strategies in collaboration with the Agile team that consider all phases of testing, such as unit, integration, API, feature testing (manual and automated), design, accessibility, compatibility, performance, load, and regression.
Author story-level test approaches and test cases, collaborate with technical resources to ensure proper coverage through unit, API, or automated UI testing, based on the test strategy. Execute manual system tests and identify tests that can be automated for regression purposes. Collaborate with developers to get functional tests automated and assist with the running and reporting of automated regression test suites. Log accurate defect reports in Jira. Ensure defects and identified customer incidents are prioritized and addressed, and that any new versions of software are released in a controlled and timely manner
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with Manual, API, Data, Performance, and Automated testing
• Strong working experience in Agile QA Processes and Projects
• Knowledge in Testing tools like JIRA, HP-ALM and various scripting tools
• 3+ years of experience in QA
• 2+ years in an Agile environment
• Excellent understanding of software architecture and SDLC
• Demonstrated ability to self-manage with minimal supervision
• Strong analytical skills
• Open minded with a positive attitude, flexible and focused on delivery
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Must be able to work in a team environment
• University graduate or equivalent, preferably a computing or finance-related degree
• Knowledge of Business Communications tools such as SharePoint, Confluence, MS Office
• Proficient in authoring automated test assertions and integrating test suites with CI/CD pipelines
• Knowledge and experience of financial markets
• Proficient in writing database SQL queries
• Strong mathematical skills
Where we're going
We rely on a combination of ingenuity and initiative to search for deeper sources of information. The solutions and products we provide give our customers a richer view of their world and the insights they need to make smarter decisions.
We cause an effect on the industries and markets driving the worldwide economy – for leaders in business, finance and governments. As we address today’s most critical business challenges, the positive impacts we are making will be felt for generations to come.
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