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Senior QA Analyst – Assistant Vice President

The Senior QA Analyst, AVP will play a key role in the quality assurance of a suite of applications that supports our middle markets operating unit. We are looking for someone who has proven experience with automation of complex applications, and a focus on and commitment to automation. This role will be responsible for defining and maintaining an automated acceptance testing cycle that is common in an Agile process.
* Work with users and developers to define new projects to extend and enhance the company's proprietary financial applications.
* Create test scenarios and implement automated functional test cases that will serve as acceptance test criteria for enhancements and new applications.
* Work closely with developers and quality assurance members to run test suites and research errors.
* Work with the support group to reproduce production problems and identify gaps in the regression test suite.
* Work with developers to utilize and extend custom test harnesses for applications.
* Find ways to enhance the testing process with new tools, strategies or techniques.
* Provide technical leadership to the QA team.
* 5+ years of experience with either Quick Test Pro or Silktest
* Advanced ability to create objects and methods, and hand-coded test scripts using automated testing tools.
* Advanced knowledge of reusable coding patterns and object oriented paradigms as applied to automated testing tools.
* 1+ years' of experience in an iterative development environment using an iterative Agile-like methodology, with experience of delivering working software to production through the entire lifecycle.
* Expert knowledge of SQL and relational databases.
* Intermediate to advanced UNIX knowledge including shell scripting.
* Knowledge of XML, HTML, JavaScript and scripting languages.
* Strong understanding of source code control, specifically cvs or subversion
* Ability to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose issues within the quality assurance environment and communicate that knowledge to a varied audience of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
* Experience testing both client-server, and web based applications through one or more full life cycles of an application.
* Proven experience delivering multiple versions of one or more applications.
* Experience leading a team, including assigning project priorities, communicating QA status to other managers and mentoring less junior associates.
****Preferred Qualifications****
* Knowledge of financial securities and trading principles.
* Experience managing offshore resources.
* Team oriented attitude.
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Bachelor's degree with concentration in Engineering, Business or Technology
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