Lead QA Engineer / Analyst - SQL/Linux experience Lead QA Engineer / Analyst - SQL/Linux experience …

Chicago Mercantile Exchange
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Feb 20
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Feb 20
Lead QA Engineer / Analyst - SQL/Linux experience
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The Lead QA Engineer/Analyst collaborates with Business Analysts, Software Engineers, Software Engineers in Test, Project Management, management, and peers in planning and executing tests verify software under test while ensuring compliance with the SDLC process.

This is a technology driven role, so a QA Engineer with strong systems experience is preferred.

The Lead QA Analyst shepherds the testing process and complements the unit tests covered by software engineers by focusing on business functionality and integration of the application within the ecosystem from inception through implementation.

Principal Accountabilities:
• Communicate with a wide audience spanning both internal and external teams.
• Ensure that the team is complying with the SDLC process
• Troubleshoot issues independently arising during testing phase and/or in Production. Recommend work arounds or potential solutions.
• Execute responsibilities in addition to providing oversight and planning activities.
• Identify efficiency opportunities while also exploring innovation and means of implementing new technology/processes.
• Mentor and groom team members by demonstrating/modeling how a mentee might develop greater initiative, increased independence, and self-reliance.
• Provide domain-level expertise both on the application under test and testing practices.

Skills & Software Requirements:

7-10+ years of QA Engineer experience
Strong backend and database experience
strong experience working with multiple departments and financial systems.
Strong SQL, Linux/UNIX at a user level with some knowledge in Java/C++.
2-3 years of scripting experience (Perl or Shell preferred)


QA Automation Experience
2-3 years of financial systems or financial industry experience

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