QA Test Engineer
Canada - Toronto, Ontario
4d ago

Creates, executes and maintains tests according to test scripts and test plans.

Is required to test either front end or back end software components (or both) and apply industry best practice.

Reviews system requirements and business processes; codes, tests, and debugs software solutions.

Reports issues found back to development and / or project management teams and / or implementation teams.

May be required to develop and maintain testing tools to be used by the broader team.

May also specialize in Quality Assurance, Quality Control and / or Process Improvement.

  • Conducts a range of quality control tests and analyses, utilizing expertise and knowledge or industry trends to ensure that all problems are resolved and that software meets or exceeds specified standards, development specifications or client requirements.
  • Creates test data files with valid and invalid records to thoroughly test program logic and verify system flow. Drafts, revises and approves test plans and scripts for other team members.
  • Acts as a mentor for other team members in revising and giving advice.

  • Uses expertise when collaborating with internal or external team members to plan all applicable test phases to ensure that applicable test phases are successfully completed and documented and there is a plan for problem resolution.
  • Documents and formalizes the release engineering procedures, so that the process can continually be reviewed and improved.
  • Maintains control over test systems and source code.
  • Develops, revises and approves quality assurance and testing policies, standards and procedures.
  • Determines the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during each phase of the system development life cycle.
  • When specializing in QA, develops, assures and maintains the quality of products and processes, including standard procedures and methods.
  • Business Process Improvement roles :

  • Analyzes and measures the effectiveness of existing business processes and develops sustainable and quantifiable business process improvements.
  • Collects and analyzes process data to make recommendations on improved business practices and procedures.
  • Determines how new information technologies can support reengineering business processes.
  • Technical Requirements :

  • Proficient in Linux environment backend testing directly within Linux (no frontend)
  • Scripting (shell scripting, perl, python, etc )
  • REST API and DBMS testing
  • Source Code Control (SVN, Git)
  • Bug Tracking (TRAC, Jira)
  • Java Language & Runtime
  • Experienced Requirements :

  • Proficient in Software QA Functional Testing
  • Proficient in Junit / Automated Testing
  • Proficient in FIX Messaging testing
  • Preferred knowledge with financial / trading software testing
  • Self-directed, self-motivated, etc
  • Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

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