Sr QA Engineer ( Only W2) - Chicago

Company: Softsnippets
State/City: Chicago
Job Description:

Title: Sr. QA Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Duration & Type: 12 Month Contract

Compensation: Competitive W2 Hourly Rate, Access to Healthcare and Dental Insurance Plan of Choice

 Sr. QA Analyst for our direct client in the financial services industry. This is a contract-based position reporting to the QA Manager and Lead Analyst. The ideal candidate will be proficient in executing, analyzing, and troubleshooting features in applications.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

Solid working knowledge of UNIX and SQL for analysis and data verification in back-end tables Successful experience testing commercial Java applications running on Linux OS Experience with Kafka/MQ messaging Experience troubleshooting test environment issues

Why Join Right Now?

The Sr QA Analyst is the subject matter expert (SME) within the project team. The Sr QA must have good written and verbal communication skills; and be able to interface efficiently with all support groups, other QA groups, and development groups in order to get things done independently with minimal oversight. The incumbent must exhibit quick learning abilities by mastering new concepts which may be business-, technical-, or process-oriented.

What You'll Be Accountable For:

Assist QA Lead Analyst in identifying test scope, identifying project risks, and implementing process changes and efficiencies. Create and maintain test
artifacts and facilitating artifact reviews. Comply with the SDLC processes. Execute responsibilities with minimal oversight; consult analysts and consultants as the technical SME. Interface and communicate with internal teams and external support groups.

What Qualifications You Need:

Strong experience writing SQL queries against Oracle Experience with Linux/UNIX Ability to prioritize and multi task is critical Candidate must be able to clearly communicate Understanding of SQA processes and methodologies as well as how to implement them throughout the SDLC Experience using Quality Center and Jira Experience testing Java-based three-tier applications deployed on Linux Experience using UC4 Experience with message driven testing of XML or flat file formats a plus Experience using Selenium/Cucumber or any automation tool a plus Experience testing high volume financial exchange systems, particularly clearing applications, a plus

Experience/Skills not mandatory but helpful to have:

Performance testing experience Use of performance testing tools: JMeter, JProfiler, YourKit, Heap Analyzer Protocol testing experience Profile management tools: AppDynamics, Splunk Experience wit GIT and Stash Experience writing scripts ie groovy, python and unix scripts Tibco RV/FTL messaging experience Experience working with UC4 Programming knowledge for automation Programming knowledge for automation Financial industry knowledge

Salary: Negotiable

Age requirements:
Minimal experience: No experience

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